Workshop Programme

The workshop programme is now available as a final draft. Presenter biographies

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geothermal sampling small file

DAY 1: Monday 11 June 2012

conceptual model geothermal
  • Planning, permitting & relationships
    drilling rig
  • Exploration reconnassaince
  • Geological hazards & environmental risks
  • Technical resource assessment
  • Drilling prefeasibility

DAY 2: Tuesday 12 June 2012

  • Drilling process & preparation
  • Rig geology & petrology
  • Well testing & interference testing
  • Geochemistry & well sampling
  • Conceptual geological modelling
  • Permitting
  • Baseline environmental monitoring
  • Reservoir modelling

DAY 3: Wednesday 13 June 2012

  • Resource assessment & delineation
  • Plant design
  • Economics
  • Risk management and financing
  • New Zealand and international case studies

DAY 4: Thursday 14 June 2012

  • Field trip: power station, geothermal drilling rig and natural geothermal park

DAY 5&6: 15-16 June 2012 (Optional)