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The idea behind heat pumps or geothermal ground-source energy is to leverage year-round ground temperatures, typically between 54 – 75 degrees Fahrenheit, for cooling in the summer and heating in the winter.

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Eleven drilling permits were issued and nine wells were drilled through June 30, 2013.

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Identification of truly thermal springs is an indispensable aid in the assessment of a region's geothermal characteristics. Over the years numerous lists of thermal springs in Arizona… 

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In closing the second full year of data collection within the State Geological Survey Contributions to the National Geothermal Data System project, we present a variety of success stories from the field.

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As of June 2012 nearly all new data collection projects have cleared the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and are currently conducting new data collection efforts across sixteen states.  

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Thirty four drilling permits were issued and 16 wells were drilled through June 30, 2012. All but three permits and one well drilled were stratigraphic tests for potash east of Holbrook.

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Seventy five drilling permits were issued, which set a record for the number of permits issued in a single year (see graph), 67 wells were drilled, and two wells were plugged in 2011.

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Drilling Permits

Seventy five drilling permits were issued, 67 wells were drilled, and one well was plugged through mid-December. All but two permits and all wells drilled were stratigraphic tests for potash. Two permits were for obligation wells at the St Johns Gas Unit.

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Drilling Permits
Sixty five drilling permits were issued and 44 wells have been drilled through July. All are stratigraphic wells for potash.

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Over the summer AZGS has participated in select outreach activities and events to demonstrate the capabilities of the AASG State Geological Survey Contributions to the National Geothermal Data System (NGDS).  Each opportunity rewarded us with valuable feedback and excitement over the potential of the system.

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