Oops… PGV Drills Into Magma! The Untold Story

Hat tip to Andrew Cooper for posting about this incident that  happened in 2005 and is only now being reported:

Drillers looking for geothermal energy in Hawaii have inadvertently put a well right into a magma chamber

…This is not the first time drillers have encountered magma; the depth of the hit and the setting are, however, thought to be unique…

…”At no time were we in danger of losing control of the well.”

The breakthrough was made in 2005. Only now are researchers confident enough about their work to discuss the details publicly

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