Leyte Geothermal Area

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Leyte Geothermal Area

Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Leyte, Philippines

Exploration Region: Philippine Island Arc

GEA Development Phase: Operational"Operational" is not in the list of possible values (Phase I - Resource Procurement and Identification, Phase II - Resource Exploration and Confirmation, Phase III - Permitting and Initial Development, Phase IV - Resource Production and Power Plant Construction) for this property.

Coordinates: 11.165502499121°, 124.6024250957°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 280°C553.15 K
536 °F
995.67 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 135 km³135,000,000,000 m³
32.388 mi³
4,767,480,007,335 ft³
176,573,333,565 yd³
134,999,999,999,999.984 L

Mean Capacity: 714.9 MW714,900 kW
714,900,000 W
714,900,000,000 mW
0.715 GW
7.149e-4 TW

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Exploration History

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Well Field Description

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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 1000 m1 km
0.621 mi
3,280.84 ft
1,093.61 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 2000m2 km
1.243 mi
6,561.68 ft
2,187.22 yd

Average Depth to Reservoir: 1500 m1.5 km
0.932 mi
4,921.26 ft
1,640.415 yd

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Geology of the Area

Geologic Setting

Tectonic Setting: Subduction Zone

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Brophy Model: Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource

Moeck-Beardsmore Play Type: CV-1a: Magmatic - Extrusive

Geologic Features

Modern Geothermal Features: Fumaroles, Hot Springs

Relict Geothermal Features: Hydrothermally Altered Rock

Volcanic Age: Recent

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Host Rock Lithology: Andesite

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ruggero Bertani. 2005. World Geothermal Power Generation 2001-2005. Proceedings of World Geothermal Congress; Turkey: World Geothermal Congress.

List of existing Geothermal Resource Areas.

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