Question:Is there a federal program in the US for reclaiming abandoned oil wells?

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by bhamster | March 31, 2022 18:38 | #30242


@a1ahna asked this question on a call about mine reclamation, which has some federal oversight and funding for abandoned mines. Is there something similar for reclaiming abandoned oil wells? Thanks!



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Just adding some supporting info from this great article that reviews the situation in the US and reviews policy solutions from other countries in hopes of shaping the US's policy: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2021/01/the-wreckage-of-the-last-energy-epoch-abandoned-wells-and-workers/:

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