Geotechnical studies of geothermal reservoirs

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Report: Geotechnical studies of geothermal reservoirs

Abstract
It is proposed to delineate the important factors in the geothermal environment that will affect drilling. The geologic environment of the particular areas of interest are described, including rock types, geologic structure, and other important parameters that help describe the reservoir and overlying cap rock. The geologic environment and reservoir characteristics of several geothermal areas were studied, and drill bits were obtained from most of the areas. The geothermal areas studied are: (1) Geysers, California, (2) Imperial Valley, California, (3) Roosevelt Hot Springs, Utah, (4) Bacca Ranch, Valle Grande, New Mexico, (5) Jemez Caldera, New Mexico, (6) Raft River, Idaho, and (7) Marysville, Montona.

Authors 
Pratt, H. R.; Simonson and E. R.  






Published 
DOE Information Bridge, 1/1/1976



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Citation

Pratt, H. R.; Simonson, E. R.  . 1/1/1976. Geotechnical studies of geothermal reservoirs. (!) : DOE Information Bridge.


Related Geothermal Exploration Activities
Activities (7)


Areas (7)
  1. Bacca Ranch Geothermal Area

  2. Geysers Geothermal Area

  3. Imperial Valley Geothermal Area

  4. Jemez Mountain Geothermal Area

  5. Marysville Mountain Geothermal Area

  6. Raft River Geothermal Area

  7. Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area
Regions (0)