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  • Monday, August 10, 2015
  • P&A Work at Pilgrim Hot Springs on Old Wells

ACEP’s Chris Pike, project lead for the Pilgrim Hot Springs Geothermal Exploration Project, is heading back to Nome at the end of this week to work with MW Drilling as they Plug and Abandon (P&A) older wells at the hot springs that were drilled in the 70’s and 80’s.  MW’s work at the site is being conducted through an awarded contract it received from the State to P&A the legacy wells in question.  Chris’ efforts with the drilling company are being funded directly through MW.

Photo of older well at Pilgrim Hot Springs prepared for logging in fall 2013.  Photo credit C. Pike, ACEP/UAF.