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Title: Geothermal Reservoir Well Stimulation Project: reservoir selection task

Abstract

The Geothermal Reservoir Well Stimulation Project has prepared a two-year program to develop and field test methods of stimulating geothermal wells. The program provides for six field experiments which progress in difficulty from low temperature reservoirs using current technology to high temperature reservoirs using advanced types of stimulation treatments. The process used to select the six field experiment locations and stimulation treatments is described. Tentatively, the following reservoirs are proposed: Raft River, East Mesa, Baca and Westmorland (two experiments), and Brawley and The Geysers or Roosevelt Hot Springs (two experiments). The program will be reviewed after each field treatment to select a specific well candidate for the next experiment and to determine whether alteration of the sequence will be beneficial to the overall success of the project and the geothermal industry.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Republic Geothermal, Inc., Santa Fe Springs, CA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5303923
Report Number(s):
DOE/AL/10563-T2
DOE Contract Number:  
AC32-79AL10563
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL WELLS; SITE SELECTION; WELL STIMULATION; EXPERIMENT PLANNING; FIELD TESTS; EAST MESA GEOTHERMAL FIELD; GEYSERS GEOTHERMAL FIELD; HOT-DRY-ROCK SYSTEMS; JEMEZ MOUNTAINS; NEW MEXICO; RAFT RIVER VALLEY; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; RESERVOIR TEMPERATURE; ROOSEVELT HOT SPRINGS; GEOTHERMAL FIELDS; GEOTHERMAL SYSTEMS; IDAHO; KGRA; MOUNTAINS; NORTH AMERICA; PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION; PLANNING; ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION; SOUTHWEST REGION; TESTING; USA; UTAH; WELLS; Geothermal Legacy

Citation Formats

. Geothermal Reservoir Well Stimulation Project: reservoir selection task. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5303923.
. Geothermal Reservoir Well Stimulation Project: reservoir selection task. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5303923
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abstractNote = {The Geothermal Reservoir Well Stimulation Project has prepared a two-year program to develop and field test methods of stimulating geothermal wells. The program provides for six field experiments which progress in difficulty from low temperature reservoirs using current technology to high temperature reservoirs using advanced types of stimulation treatments. The process used to select the six field experiment locations and stimulation treatments is described. Tentatively, the following reservoirs are proposed: Raft River, East Mesa, Baca and Westmorland (two experiments), and Brawley and The Geysers or Roosevelt Hot Springs (two experiments). The program will be reviewed after each field treatment to select a specific well candidate for the next experiment and to determine whether alteration of the sequence will be beneficial to the overall success of the project and the geothermal industry.},
doi = {10.2172/5303923},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {11}
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