Fight Climate Change One Well at a Time

Help us plug orphaned or abandoned oil and gas wells
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Meet the Well Done Foundation

Our mission is to fight climate change through plugging orphaned or abandoned oil and gas wells. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates there are approximately 2.15 million unplugged abandoned wells scattered throughout the United States. We work with farmers and landowners, local and state governments, corporations and not-for-profit organizations to locate abandoned wells, measure and document the CO2 emissions, then plug the wells and restore the surrounding surface area to its original state.

There are

2.15 Million
Unplugged Abandoned
Wells in U.S.

(EPA Estimate)

0 States
Across the Country


7.11 MMT CO2e
Each Year

That’s the Equivalent of

1.54 million passenger vehicles driven for one year

798 million gallons of gasoline consumed

7.85 billion lbs of
coal burned

1.29 million homes' electricity use for one year

We can only plug these wells with your help.

Featured Projects

Bluhm #7 - Was drilled in March of 1930 by the Imperial Petroleum Company in Montana's Legacy Kevin-Sunburst Field. This oil well was produced up until the 1980s when it became orphaned. The Well Done Foundation adopted this well in 2021 and will be plugging it in 2022!
Thanks to Fuyuki Fujiwara, our first international full well sponsor who funded this orphan well plugging, which was just completed on October 15, 2021 in Toole County, Montana.
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We are pleased to share that this project is now 100% funded thanks to Tito's Handmade Vodka who matched the Felty Family Challenge funds that were pledged to support or our first orphan well plugging in Louisiana by the Felty Family, along with Andrew Nickols, Marleen Moore, Michael Scales, David Mullin, Graham Relton, George Wilson, Claire Davis, Patricia Flam, Ronnie Weiss, Fabian Rossdeutscher, Javier Madrid, Naomi Smith, Karyn Daniels, Wesley Aten and Kyle Gracey. THANK YOU!

Thank You to Our Sponsors & Donors

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