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Geothermal studies and exploration in Oregon

Richard G. Bowen

Geothermal studies and exploration in Oregon

draft final report

by Richard G. Bowen

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Published by Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries in [Portland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geothermal resources -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard G. Bowen, David D. Blackwell, and Donald Hull.
    Series[Open-file report] / Oregon Dept. of Geology and Mineral Resources -- 0-75-7., Open-file report (Oregon. Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries) -- O-75-2.
    ContributionsBlackwell, David D., Hull, Donald., United States. Bureau of Mines., Oregon. Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 65 leaves :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15053989M

    In the Oregon State Board of Higher Education exploration related to the selection of a new campus After these preliminary studies the location for the geothermal wells and potential. Geo-Heat Center Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls, Oregon ABSTRACT The Geo-Heat Center was established in to provide information and technical services for geothermal energy direct-use and development--mainly utilizing low- and moderate-temperature resources (Geothermal Division of the.

    The GRC develops and convenes special meetings, workshops, conferences, courses, and symposia on a full range of subjects pertaining to geothermal exploration, development, and utilization. Specific topics have included: Drilling, Economics, Environmental Aspects, Financing, Geochemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Heat Pumps, Legal Aspects. A brief description is given of Nevada's geothermal resources, and exploration activity for geothermal power through The use, geology, exploration, and regulation of the State's geothermal energy resources are discussed.

    Dec 1, - Geothermal exploration & development in Oregon. Oregon’s geothermal resources, by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. This page serves as a central point of reference and as a repository of reading material and information for the BLM’s geothermal program. Resources included on this page are the following: information about geothermal energy projects, forms, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Geothermal Steam Act, the BLM’s geothermal Programmatic EIS, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act.


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Geothermal Exploration Studies In Oregon - Miscellaneous Paper 19 [Richard G.; Blackwell, David D.; Hull, Donald A.; State Of Oregon Department Of Geology And Mineral Industries Bowen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This report presents a compendium of geothermal data on the State of Oregon gathered under U. Bureau of Mines Study Contract SO Geothermal gradients were measured in 86 predri lied holes. The data ore divided into a group for the Western Snake River Basin and a group for the remainder of Oregon.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowen, Richard G. Geothermal exploration studies in Oregon. Portland, Or.: State of Oregon, Dept. of Geology and Mineral. exploration program in the region. The holes logged ranged in depth from 50 to meters, Several near-by warm springs also indicate the presence of heat in this region.

Table 9 lists the geothermal data for this region, Coyote ButtesrtnomaQ (Figure 4) At the Coyote Buttes anomaly, five bore holes, also drilled for a uranium.

Exploration for geothermal resources in the Basin and Range geomorphic province of the western United States is much akin to mineral resource exploration. In this region, potential geothermal resources are located at or near zones of intersection of normal faults, where fracture permeability permits deep circulation of meteoric water into high.

has exploration projects underway for electrical generation in three areas of Oregon. In one of the areas, at Glass Buttes, the company has completed some exploration studies and is waiting for permits to conduct more.

The project has been awarded an exploration grant of $ million under the U.S. Department of Energy Innovative Exploration. After introducing geothermal technologies, renewable energy concepts as well as their social and policy context and the regulative and environmental aspects of geothermal energy, the book analyzes and discusses twelve global case studies, and compares the social engagement tools applied with those used in other g: Oregon.

Geology and Geochemistry of Epithermal Systems--Volume 2 of Reviews in Economic Geology--was created to accompany a Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) short course of the same name that was given in October,prior to the annual meetings of the Geological Society of America and Associated Societies in Orlando, Florida.

As was. A deep exploration borehole in a high temperature field can cost several million USD. O The total cost of geo-scientific exploration is only a part of the cost of one such well. O However, exploration requires considerable up-front cost prior to exploration drilling.

Therefore: – Exploration methods must be selected with respect to the site –. The case studies section of this book begins at the birthplace of geothermal energy as a source of electricity—Larderello, Italy.

Oregon, Idaho, and Utah. Select Chapter 17 - Heber Binary Plants, Imperial Valley, California, USA Geothermal Power Plants.

"This book provides a thorough, solid grounding in the basic physical science needed to understand geothermal energy. This is not always the case in writings on renewable energy. The reader of Glassley's book will come away with a clear understanding of basic thermodynamics, geophysics, and geochemistry at a fundamental level.

There is one enhanced geothermal system (EGS) pilot demonstration project and four potential exploration projects associated with these leases. AltaRock's EGS and Ormat's Twilight exploration project are at Newberry Crater in central Oregon.

Ormat is proposing two exploration projects at Glass Buttes also in central Oregon. Book Description. An In-Depth Introduction to Geothermal Energy. Addressing significant changes in the energy markets since the first edition, Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition expounds on the geothermal industry, exploring the expansion, growth, and development of geothermal systems.

This text covers every area of geothermal energy, including. Richard G. Bowen has written: 'Geothermal exploration studies in Oregon' -- subject(s): Geothermal engineering, Geothermal resources 'Geothermal studies and exploration in Oregon' -- subject(s.

Geothermal exploration is the exploration of the subsurface in search of viable active geothermal regions with the goal of building a geothermal power plant, where hot fluids drive turbines to create electricity. Exploration methods include a broad range of disciplines including geology, geophysics, geochemistry and engineering.

Geothermal regions with adequate heat flow to fuel power plants. We also have information about proposed and existing Oregon energy facilities: Facilities under Energy Facility Siting Council jurisdiction Federal facilities in Oregon.

An In-Depth Introduction to Geothermal Energy. Addressing significant changes in the energy markets since the first edition, Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition expounds on the geothermal industry, exploring the expansion, growth, and development of geothermal systems.

This text covers every area of geothermal energy, including environmental and economic Format: Hardcover. Geothermal Energy – Science, Society and Technology focuses on fundamental and applied research needed to deploy technologies for developing and integrating geothermal energy as one key element in the future energy butions include geological, geophysical, and geochemical studies, exploration of geothermal fields, reservoir characterization and modeling, development of.

The journal publishes articles dealing with the theory, exploration techniques and all aspects of the utilization of geothermal resources. Geothermics serves as the scientific house, or exchange medium, through which the growing community of geothermal specialists can provide and receive information.

The most common applications of ERT are geological mapping (Caglar and Duvarci ), geothermal field exploration (Wright et al. ) hydrogeological studies (FlatheDahlin andOwen. 33 MW of capacity 99 MW of planned capacity 3 facilities; the largest is MW Also used as a direct use fuel for heating Geothermal energy comes from the internal heat of the earth, found in rocks and fluids at various depths.

It makes up less than one percent of Oregon's electricity.Geothermal energy is a significant source of renewable electric power in the western United States and, with advances in exploration and development technologies, a potential source of a large fraction of baseload electric power for the entire [email protected]{osti_, title = {Mount Hood exploration, Oregon: a case history}, author = {Bowen, R.G.}, abstractNote = {An assessment program of Mount Hood is giving information useful for geothermal development in the area and is expected to characterize and aid in exploration of other Cascade volcanoes.

These studies have shown the presence of thermal waters coming to the .