Geothermal Rising Conference

October 1–4, 2023

Geothermal rising conference 2023.

Join us at GRC 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.

Visit Us at Booth 331

Pre-event workshop, September 30

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 Agenda
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.
Agenda Lunch
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.
Agenda Break
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.
Agenda Conclusion

Sessions, October 2–3

Time Topic Speaker
Monday, October 2    

11:30 a.m.

Panel Session: Energy Revolution: Empowering a Sustainable Future

Cindy Demichel,
SLB's Celsius Energy
Tuesday, October 3    

7:30–9:30 a.m.

Panel Session: Harvesting Earth's Energy: Exploring Geothermal Opportunities
in Direct Use and Heat Pump Applications

Johnny Fry,
SLB's Celsius Energy
Tuesday, October 3   

4:00–4:30 p.m.

Satellite Sessions

Reda Thermal™ ESP: Enhancing High-Enthalpy Geothermal Well Production
ThermoBlade™ Thermal-Resistant Diamond Element Bits

Andrey Fastovets, SLB       
Davide Fanti, SLB

Technical papers

Topic Speaker
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

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