Report: $550 Million Needed to Plug Abandoned California Oil, Gas Wells

Report: $550 Million Needed to Plug Abandoned California Oil, Gas Wells

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California taxpayers could be on the hook for more than $500 million to plug thousands of so-called “orphan” wells drilled and abandoned by oil and gas companies, according to a report by experts with the California Council on Science & Technology. Idle wells may pose a […]

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