Ngatamariki Geothermal Area

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Area Overview



Geothermal Area Profile



Location: New Zealand

Exploration Region: New Zealand Geothermal Region

GEA Development Phase: Operational
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Coordinates: -38.1353°, 176.3281°


Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 280°C
553.15 K
536 °F
995.67 °R
[1]

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 17 km³
17,000,000,000 m³
4.079 mi³
600,349,334,257 ft³
22,235,160,523 yd³
16,999,999,999,999.998 L
[1]

Mean Capacity: 82 MW
82,000 kW
82,000,000 W
82,000,000,000 mW
0.082 GW
8.2e-5 TW
[2]

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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  :
  • Mighty River Power

Power Purchasers :
  • Ormat

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Exploration History



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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 600m
0.6 km
0.373 mi
1,968.504 ft
656.166 yd
[1]

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 3000m
3 km
1.864 mi
9,842.52 ft
3,280.83 yd
[1]

Average Depth to Reservoir: 1800m
1.8 km
1.118 mi
5,905.512 ft
1,968.498 yd
[1]


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Geology of the Area


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Geofluid Geochemistry



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NEPA-Related Analyses (0)


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References


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Catherine Boseley, William Cumming, Luis Urzúa-Monsalve, Tom Powell and Malcolm Grant. 2010. A Resource Conceptual Model for the Ngatamariki Geothermal Field Based on Recent Exploration Well Drilling and 3D MT Resistivity Imaging. Proceedings of World Geothermal Congress; Indonesia: World Geothermal Congress.
  2. Benjamin Matek. Geo-energy [Internet]. Geothermal Energy Association. [updated 2015/04/28;cited 2015/04/28]. Available from: http://geo-energy.org/


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<metadesc> Ngatamariki Geothermal Area is a known Geothermal Resource Area. </metadesc>