Pauzhetskaya Geothermal Area

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Pauzhetskaya Geothermal Area

Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Kamchatka, 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: 51.935902141119°, 157.22220458984°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 195°C468.15 K
383 °F
842.67 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 0.75 km³750,000,000 m³
0.18 mi³
26,486,000,040.75 ft³
980,962,964.25 yd³
750,000,000,000 L

Mean Capacity: 27 MW27,000 kW
27,000,000 W
27,000,000,000 mW
0.027 GW
2.7e-5 TW

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History and Infrastructure

Operating Power Plants: 0

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Developing Power Projects: 0

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Power Production Profile

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Exploration History

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Well Field Description

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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 300 m0.3 km
0.186 mi
984.252 ft
328.083 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 800 m0.8 km
0.497 mi
2,624.672 ft
874.888 yd

Average Depth to Reservoir: 550 m0.55 km
0.342 mi
1,804.462 ft
601.486 yd

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Geology of the Area

Geologic Setting

Tectonic Setting: Subduction Zone

Controlling Structure:

Topographic Features: Caldera Depression

Brophy Model: Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource

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

Geologic Features

Modern Geothermal Features: Fumaroles, Hot Springs

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Host Rock Lithology: Tuff

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Cap Rock Lithology: Dacitic Rocks

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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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