Takigami Geothermal Area

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Takigami Geothermal Area




Area Overview



Geothermal Area Profile



Location: Kyushu, Japan

Exploration Region: Ryuku 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: 33.002266190208°, 130.93844951904°


Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 205°C478.15 K
401 °F
860.67 °R
[1]

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 36 km³36,000,000,000 m³
8.637 mi³
1,271,328,001,956 ft³
47,086,222,284 yd³
36,000,000,000,000 L
[2]

Mean Capacity: 28 MW28,000 kW
28,000,000 W
28,000,000,000 mW
0.028 GW
2.8e-5 TW
[3]

USGS Mean Reservoir Temp:

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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

Gross Production Capacity: 28 MW28,000 kW
28,000,000 W
28,000,000,000 mW
0.028 GW
2.8e-5 TW

Net Production Capacity:

Owners  :
  • Idemitsu Oita Geothermal

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Regulatory and Environmental Issues


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Exploration History



First Discovery Well

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Well Field Description



Well Field Information

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Reservoir Temp (Geothermometry):

Reservoir Temp (Measured): 205°C478.15 K
401 °F
860.67 °R
[1]

Sanyal Classification (Reservoir):


Depth to Top of Reservoir: 790m0.79 km
0.491 mi
2,591.864 ft
863.952 yd
[2]

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 2293m2.293 km
1.425 mi
7,522.966 ft
2,507.648 yd
[2]

Average Depth to Reservoir: 1542m1.542 km
0.958 mi
5,059.055 ft
1,686.347 yd
[2]


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Geology of the Area



Geologic Setting

Tectonic Setting: Extensional Tectonics, Subduction Zone

Controlling Structure: Fault Controlled

Topographic Features: Horst and Graben, Mountainous, Stratovolcano

Brophy Model: Type E: Extensional Tectonic, Fault-Controlled Resource

Moeck-Beardsmore Play Type: CV-2a: Plutonic - Recent or Active Volcanism, CV-3: Extensional Domain"CV-2a: Plutonic - Recent or Active Volcanism, CV-3: Extensional Domain" is not in the list of possible values (CV-1a: Magmatic - Extrusive, CV-1b: Magmatic - Intrusive, CV-2a: Plutonic - Recent or Active Volcanism, CV-2b: Plutonic - Inactive Volcanism, CV-3: Extensional Domain, CD-1: Intracratonic Basin, CD-2: Orogenic Belt, CD-3: Crystalline Rock - Basement) for this property.


Geologic Features

Modern Geothermal Features: Hot Springs

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Host Rock Age: Tertiary

Host Rock Lithology: Andesite

Cap Rock Age:

Cap Rock Lithology: Alteration minerals


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Geofluid Geochemistry



Geochemistry

Salinity (low): 200

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NEPA-Related Analyses (0)


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References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Shigetsugu Furuyaa, Michio Aokia, Hiroki Gotoha, Teruo Takenakab. 04/2000. Takigami geothermal system, northeastern Kyushu, Japan. Geothermics. 29(2):191-211.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 S. K. Garg, J. Combs, Furnio Azawa, Hiroki Gotoh (Sandia National Laboratories). 1996. A Study of Production/lnjection Data from Slim Holes and Large-Diameter Wells at the Takigami Geothermal Field, Kyushu, Japan. US Department of Commerce: National Technical Information Service. Report No.: SAND96-2555. Contract No.: AG4388.
  3. Current List of Geothermal Power Plants [Internet]. http://GlobalEnergyObservatory.org/. [updated 2015/04/18;cited 2015/04/21]. Available from: http://globalenergyobservatory.org/list.php?db=PowerPlants&type=Geothermal


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