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GRC Workshops

The GRC develops and convenes special meetings, workshops, conferences, courses, and symposia on a full range of subjects pertaining to geothermal exploration, development, and utilization.

Specific topics have included: Drilling, Economics, Environmental Aspects, Financing, Geochemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Heat Pumps, Legal Aspects, Management, Non-Electric Uses and Reservoir Engineering. The GRC also periodically schedules a basic Introductory Course on Geothermal Energy.


Yellowstone National Park

June 22-26

The GRC is pleased to announce a mid-year GRC Workshop to Yellowstone National Park.

The workshop will include a tour of the major geologic features of the Park, the frst national park in the world and the site of the greatest concentration of geothermal features on the planet, and discussions of its volcanic history, geochemistry, and hydrology.

The trip will be led by Duncan Foley, Gene Suemnicht, and Joe Moore.

More information........


 


GRC Workshops at the 2014 GRC Annual Meeting

Selected PowerPoint presentations from the GRC Workshops held before the 2014 GRC Annual Meeting in Portland, oregon, USA on September 26 & 27.


GEOTHERMAL LEASING, UNITIZATION, AND WATER USE LEGAL ISSUES

Anna Carter, Charlene Wardlow and Paula Blaydes Co-Chairs

Full agenda

DAY 1: GEOTHERMAL LEASING AND UNITIZATION

DAY 2: WATER USE IN GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT, STATE WATER RIGHTS, AND FEDERAL WATER REGULATION

*Note: Asterisks indicate workshop Powerpoint not authorized for posting on GRC website.

To contact Speakers or Co-Chairs, see Chairs and Speaker BIOS AND CONTACTS file.

Workshop Co-Chair Contact Information:


INTRODUCTION TO HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEMS AND GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION

A Basic Introduction to Geothermal Systems and Exploration Strategies

Presented by: Al Waibel, Columbia Geoscience; Joe Iovenitti, Geologica; Jill Haizlip, Geologica; Bill Cummiing; Will Gosnold, University of North Dakota; Sabodh Garg.

Full Agenda

DAY 1: INTRODUCTION TO HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEMS

DAY 2: GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION

*Note: Asterisks indicate workshop Powerpoint not authorized for posting on GRC website.