CGER (Norwegian Centre for Geothermal Energy Research) hold GeoEnergi 2017 in Bergen 22nd – 23rd May 2017.  This geothermal energy conference is arranged once every two years and covers all aspects of geothermal energy.

The coordinator of DEEPEGS / IDDP2, Guðmundur Ómar Friðleifsson, as a keynote speaker.

Guðmundur Ómar gave the speech on latest milestones from the world’s warmest geothermal well and Iceland’s deepest borehole. Further, attendees looked at how technology can be transferred from oil and gas to geothermal energy and presented the latest results from national research and development projects.

Session 1 focused on New opportunities for the oil and gas industry
Chair: Ranveig N. Bjørk, CGER

9:10 – 09:50 Recent updates from the world’s hottest geothermal energy drilling; Guðmundur Ómar Friðleifsson, HS Orka
09:50 – 10:30 How O&G know-how can leverage the geothermal industry; Carsten Sørlie, Statoil
11:00 – 11:20 Concepts & Technology from O&G opens for 100 geothermal wells in Copenhagen; Ole Jacob Sandal, Geotermisk Operatørselskab
11:20 – 11:40 New technical, efficient and economical solution for geothermal drilling; Atle Andresen, Huisman
11:40 – 12:00 Long reach wellbores in hard rock formations by fluid powered high frequency percussion; Per A. Vatne, Hammergy
12:00 – 12:20 Electronics in extreme conditions. From oil and gas to geothermal; Magnus Hjelstuen, SINTEF
12:20 – 13:00 Panel discussion; Chair: Hanne Wigum, Statoil
Technology discussion. International opportunities. Restructuring opportunities for the oil and gas industry.

More information on the workshop at the following link

Panel discussion during session 1

Presentation from DEEPEGS /IDDP2 available below




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