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Types of Wells

A well is a structure that is drilled into the ground for several purposes. We will discuss two basic types of wells throughout this lesson.

Emissions Targets

Many oil companies are aligning their emissions targets to match the goal that governments set under the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. That international

The Köppen Climate Classification

What is the climate like in Texas? Texas is the second largest state in the United States, second to Alaska, encompassing almost 270,000 square miles

Geothermal Energy and Earth’s Interior

The word geothermal has Greek origins = geo (earth) + therme (heat). The term, “geothermal energy,” refers to using subsurface heat reservoirs within a rock for: Generating electricity Heat

Regulatory Oversight of Wells

No matter its purpose, a well must be drilled anticipating potential problems that could occur and compromise health, safety, and the environment. Contamination is a