Going deep! Gas wells installed at 8.5 m

Zach Brecheisen and Dan Richter standing beside new 8.5m deep gas reservoir installed on 7/12/16, with 8.5m pole topped with orange flagging! Photo: Jay Austin.

14 Jul 2016

Image: Zach Brecheisen and Dan Richter standing beside new 8.5m deep gas reservoir installed on 7/12/16, with 8.5m pole topped with orange flagging! Photo: Jay Austin. [Click image to enlarge]

Another Calhoun CZO record - gas reservoirs installed at 8.5m depth! Jay Austin, Zach Brecheisen, and Dan Richter only stopped at 8.5m because they hit water. Not content with just one 8.5m gas well, they augered a second 8.5m hole in a different plot in the same pine stand. One of the plots is in an area scheduled to be clearcut next year, while the other will remain in pine, so we will be able to see the effects of the land use change on soil gases all the way down to 8.5m.


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