Impacts of Orphan Wells: Geologic Sources, Water Quality, and National Databases
Date & Time
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 9:55 AM - 10:15 AM
Nick Gianoutsos

Nick Gianoutsos, a Physical Scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey in Denver, Colorado, will offer a detailed presentation on the impacts of orphaned and idle wells. His talk will focus on the latest research and findings from the USGS regarding the geological sources of methane emissions, the threat orphan wells pose to groundwater quality, and updates to the national orphan well database.