Mendeleevskaya Geothermal Area

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Mendeleevskaya Geothermal Area

Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Kunashir, Russia

Exploration Region: Kuril-Kamchatka 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: 44.10766441651°, 145.86509089062°

Resource Estimate

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

Estimated Reservoir Volume:

Mean Capacity: 1.8 MW1,800 kW
1,800,000 W
1,800,000,000 mW
0.0018 GW
1.8e-6 TW

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History and Infrastructure

Operating Power Plants: 1

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Developing Power Projects: 0

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Power Production Profile

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Owners  :
  • Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia

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Exploration History

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Well Field Description

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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 700 m0.7 km
0.435 mi
2,296.588 ft
765.527 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 2500 m2.5 km
1.553 mi
8,202.1 ft
2,734.025 yd

Average Depth to Reservoir: 1600 m1.6 km
0.994 mi
5,249.344 ft
1,749.776 yd

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Geology of the Area

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Geothermal Power Engineering In Russia – Today
  2. Benjamin Matek. Geo-energy [Internet]. Geothermal Energy Association. [updated 2015/04/28;cited 2015/04/28]. Available from:

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