Environmental Remediation

Funding to Support Orphan Well Plugging

Agency NameDepartment of Energy
Funding Amount$30,000,000.00
Bureau Name Fossil Energy and Carbon Management
Funding Mechanism TBD
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism TBD

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Industry Partner
Program Description Funding to support the Department of the Interior's effort to establish a program to plug, remediate, and reclaim orphaned wells located on Federal land.
Eligible Uses The Department is working through a number of options to use these funds to conduct scientific research on methane emissions and other hazards associated with orphan oil and gas wells.
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Statutory Location 40601