Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 25627

Department of Natural Resources. Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining. Oil and Gas Conservation Plugged and Abandoned Well files

Dates: 1951-

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

This series consists of records for plugged and abandoned wells from counties with no active wells. The records include sundry notices and reports on wells, well completion or re-completion reports and logs, applications for permit to drill, deepen or plug back, log of oil and gas harvested, the casing record, production method, the date approval to drill was granted, and the plugging report. Information also includes the lease number, well name, and well location. Some records may contain inspection reports and there could also be injection application information in the files. These files are removed from the general set of well records files (series 8633) when they are transferred to the Records Center.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by location, thereunder numerically by American Petroleum Institute number.

Related Records

Wells Records Program files from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining. Oil and Gas Conservation, Series 8633, contains active well files.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

Microfiche holdings require staff assistance due to fewer reference copies. Handle masters under supervision.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Microfiche processed by Rebekkah Shaw under the National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant to the Utah State Archives and Records Services for the Utah Microfiche Backlog Project (Grant No.: NAR10-RB-50086-10). July 2010 - December 2011

Container List

FICHE-SET DESCRIPTION
1 1973-1982