Introduction to Low Enthalpy Geothermal Exploration

GeoLogica Limited
Course summary
17.5 hours
875 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Introduction to Low Enthalpy Geothermal Exploration

This course covers all aspects of low enthalpy geothermal exploration and production. It is intended as an introduction to the entire lifecycle of low enthalpy geothermal resources, with covering aspects of geoscience and engineering.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is intended for all career stage industry professionals and early career researchers with a geoscience or geo-engineering background, including those with a familiarity in oil and gas production.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Understand the applications and use of low enthalpy geothermal energy
  • Recall the basic principles of heat generation within the upper crust
  • Describe the key characteristics of geothermal resources and reservoirs
  • Understand the production options for low enthalpy geothermal resources
  • Appreciate project risks and uncertainties in developing geothermal resources

Training Course Content

Session 1: Role of geothermal in decarbonisation

  • Overview of global low enthalpy geothermal projects
  • The need to decarbonise heating and cooling

Session 2: Principles of low enthalpy geothermal resources

  • Heat flow in the upper crust
  • Low enthalpy geothermal plays

Session 3: Geothermal resource characterisation

  • Geological characterisation of resources
  • Production of low enthalpy resources

Session 4: Workflows and Case studies Exploration to Production

  • Geothermal exploration
  • Geothermal production
  • Case studies

Session 5: Technologies and Integration

  • Technology and cost reduction in geothermal
  • Integration of low enthalpy resources into energy systems planning
  • Uncertainties and challenges in developing geothermal resources

Course delivery details

  • 2pm-5.30pm BST
  • Five, 3.5-hour interactive online sessions presented over 5 days (mornings in North America and afternoons in Europe). A digital manual and exercise materials will be distributed to participants before the course. Some reading and exercises are to be completed by participants off-line.

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Providing world-class training for the energy industry, GeoLogica is an experienced team with an extensive network of tutors and instructors on their books. Their expertise spans both subsurface training for the oil and gas industry, as well as training aimed...

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BH8 8GS Bournemouth Dorset

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