ORMAT well modification permit request

Richard, Maurice
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Geothermal Well: Kapoho State #1-A, Geothermal Resources Mining Lease R-2, Location TMK 1-4-01:02 Kapoho, Puna District, Hawaii County Leased to Kapoho Land partnership. A Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) permit exists for the drilling and completion of the reference well. Since the conclusion of drilling and flow testing in 1985, Kapoho State #1-A has been maintained in a shut-in status with periodical gas cap ventings and incineration or burning of the exhausted gases. Puna Geothermal venture (PGV) has closely monitored this well and complied with DLNR reporting requirements Puna Geothermal Venture here with submits a Well Modification Permit request consistent with Chapter 183 of Title 13, Subchapter 183-65-4. The attached work description and well casing configuration drawing including the approximate location of the proposed cement plug is attached for reference. In brief, the PGV request is based on a technical need to periodically service the wellhead assembly to maintain a high standard of reliability and integrity. This routine servicing process is also timed to fit within the overall 30 MW development schedule and expected County permitting approvals and related reqUirements now in progress.
Ormat, regulatory, development, applications, Puna, Hawaii
ORMAT. 1989-05-02. ORMAT Well Modification Permit Request. Hilo, Hawaii: ORMAT
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