Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 8633

Department of Natural Resources. Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining. Oil and Gas Conservation Wells Records Program files

Dates: ca. 1951-

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

Scope and Content

These are the records of all of the wells in the state. The files are divided into Confidential Drilling Files, Drilling Files, and Temporarily Abandoned Files. Included in the files are inspection records, sundry notice and report on wells, well completion or re-completion report and log, application for permit to drill, deepen or plug back, and log of oil or gas well. Information includes the lease number, the well number, the location, the dates and results of inspection, the casing record, the production method, and the date approval to drill was granted. Merged into this series was series 3020 containing the Intention to drill notices from 1964 thru 1985.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by county, thereunder by legal location.

Related Records

Wells Records Program files from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining. Oil and Gas Conservation, Series 7175.

Wells Records Program files from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining. Oil and Gas Conservation, Series 7465, includes some of these documents prior to 1992.

Well location abandoned files from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining. Oil and Gas Conservation, Series 17935, contains files for well sites which were approved, but which were abandoned before drilling.

Plugged and Abandoned Well files from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining. Oil and Gas Conservation, Series 25627, contains files of wells which are no longer in production.

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