Geothermal Resource Well

A well drilled within the established limits of a designated geothermal field.

  1. A geopressured geothermal well must be completed within a geopressured aquifer.
  2. geopressured aquifer is a water-bearing zone with a pressure gradient in excess of 0.5 pounds per square inch per foot and a temperature gradient in excess of 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit per 100 feet of depth.

Source: Oil and Gas Division, Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Chapter 3, February 2013. Regulations

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