October 1–4, 2023
The 2023 Geothermal Rising Conference (GRC) will be held October 1–4 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno, Nevada. With 50 years in geothermal consulting and decades of geothermal reservoir evaluation, well construction, and production expertise, SLB will showcase unique geothermal solutions and thought leadership to drive sustainable energy production.
Synergies with Other Renewable Energies to Accelerate Geothermal Project Development
We will feature various speakers, presentations, and discussions across companies and a wide range of geothermal topics.
|Time 8:00–8:30 a.m.||Agenda Introduction to Geothermal Systems and Synergies with Other Renewable Energies|
|Time 8:30–9:15 a.m.||Agenda System-Level Results—How Geothermal Competes and Synergizes with Other Energy Technologies|
|Time 9:15–10:00 a.m.||Agenda Decarbonizing High-Emitting and Hard-to-Abate Sectors with Combined Heat and Power|
|Time 10:00–10:15 a.m.||Agenda Break
|Time 10:15–11:00 a.m.
||Agenda An Exploration Perspective on Hybrid Systems with Geothermal|
|Time 11:00–11:45 a.m.||Agenda Next-Generation Geothermal Power—Enabling Dispatchable Energy Generation from Geologically Stored CO2|
|Time 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
|Time 12:45–1:30 p.m.
||Agenda Framing in Renewable Energy Policies|
|Time 1:30–2:15 p.m.
||Agenda Hydrogen and the Energy Transition: An Overview of the Economics of Green Hydrogen and Industrial Scale Electrolysis|
|Time 2:15–2:30 p.m.
|Time 2:30–3:15 p.m.
||Agenda Enabling Decarbonization using Geothermal Heat Through Microchannel Heat Exchanger, Power Block, and High-Temp Heat Pump|
|Time 3:15–4:00 p.m.
||Agenda Geothermal and Solar Hybrid Systems|
|Time 4:00–4:30 p.m.
Monday, October 2
Panel Session: Energy Revolution: Empowering a Sustainable Future
SLB's Celsius Energy
Tuesday, October 3
Panel Session: Harvesting Earth's Energy: Exploring Geothermal Opportunities
SLB's Celsius Energy
|Tuesday, October 3
Reda Thermal™ ESP: Enhancing High-Enthalpy Geothermal Well Production
|Andrey Fastovets, SLB
Davide Fanti, SLB
|Time TBA||Topic A Fracture Characterization Case Study from Utah FORGE||Speaker Erik Borchardt
and Andy Wray
|Time TBA||Topic Directional & Surveying Challenges in Geothermal Well Construction||Speaker Ross Lowdon|
|Time TBA||Topic Boosting Production From High-Enthalpy Geothermal Wells with New Electric Submersible Pump Technology||Speaker Andrey Fastovets|
|Time TBA||Topic Roles of Borehole Image Logs for Fracture Evaluation and Well Planning in a Geothermal Field—A Case Study of Sorik Marapi Field, North Sumatera, Indonesia||Speaker Ehab Eldesouky|
|Time TBA||Topic Numerical Simulation of Rock Cutting for Utah FORGE||Speaker Dan Belnap|
|Time TBA||Topic Comprehensive Study of Geology to Geomechanics for Identifying Sweet Spot Map in a Geothermal Field—A Case Study of Utah FORGE||Speaker Sri Mulyani|
|Time TBA||Topic Evolution of Cutting Structure Solutions for Geothermal Wells—Lessons Learned from Global Hard-Rock Drillbit Designs Where Fixed Cutter Bits Improved Drilling Efficiency Upon Roller Cone Bits Delivering Sustainable Drilling Cost||Speaker Davide Fanti|
|Time TBA||Topic Managing Temperature to Enable Directional Drilling to 500 degC Without Losses||Speaker Nicholas Goura|
|Time TBA||Topic A Five-Phase Linear Workflow for Geothermal Project Development||Speaker Ann Robertson-Tait|
|Time TBA||Topic An Inverse Model for Estimating Unknown Fracture Aperture Distributions||Speaker Reeby Puthur|
|Time TBA||Topic In Situ Stress Analysis in CUBO (Cornell University Borehole Observatory)||Speaker Daniela Pinilla|
* To be announced