Session 1E: Emerging Technologies in EGS

Abundant geothermal energy is under our feet everywhere but its extraction needs sufficiently efficient and economic engineered solutions. The session will solicit new approaches in design and technology for the creation of Engineered Geothermal Systems.

  • 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM: Analysis of Blasthole Fracture System for REGS | George Danko 
  • 3:20 PM - 3:40 PM: Development of chemical-encapsulating microparticles for delayed flow diverter formation in EGS reservoirs away from wells | Seiji Nakagawa 
  • 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM: Fracture Conductivity Tuning in Granite under Triaxial Loading using Ionic Liquids (ILs): Implication for Enhanced Geothermal Systems | Israel Momoh 
  • 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM: Numerical study of proppant transport and settling processes in fractures | Robert Egert
  • 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM: Reactive-Transport Model for Thermally Induced Calcium Carbonate Precipitation (TICP) in EGS: Geochemical and Fracture Permeability Evolution in Batch and Fractured-Core Experiments | Ram Kumar 
  • 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM: Investigating the feasibility of a Geothermal Huff-n-Puff: Implications for Enhanced Geothermal Systems | Esuru Okoroafor