Do Non-Conventional Geothermal Developments Need a Specialized Legal Framework?

Description: There has been increasing interest in non-conventional geothermal development (EGS, including shallow and deep closed loop systems). These developments present unique legislative challenges depending on the jurisdiction. This panel will present case studies from around the world, highlighting various challenges and approaches to regulating non-conventional geothermal developments.

Moderator: Catherine Hickson, CEO AB No.1


  • Brad Hubbard, Hubbard Regulatory Services
  • Susan Petty, AltaRock Energy
  • Emily Smejkal, Terrapin Geothermics
  • Faith Smith, NREL
  • Higinia Torregrosa, CeraPhi Energy