Gas well

Gas well
  A well completed for production of natural gas from one or more gas zones or reservoirs. Such wells contain no completions for the production of crude oil.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

Energy terms . 2014.

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