Session 3C: Geothermal Drilling Technologies II

This session will cover all aspects of geothermal drilling. Topics include: fluids, bits, circulation, fluids, rate of penetration, scaling, corrosion, additives, directional drilling, environmental concerns, economics and more.

  • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM: Improvement in Drilling ROP with Real Time MSE Monitoring in the Salton Sea Geothermal Field | Ernesto Rivas
  • 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM: Innovation in Drilling of Geothermal Wells to Minimise Environmental Footprint in Menengai and Paka Geothermal Fields in Kenya | Martin Rotich
  • 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM: Managing Temperature to Enable Directional Drilling to 500°C Without Losses | Nicholas Goura
  • 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM: Modelling of Geothermal Cuttings Transportation During Drilling—A Case Study of Well PW-03B in Paka Geothermal Field, Kenya | Thomas Miyora
  • 3:20 PM - 3:40 PM: New Versatile Additive to Improve Fluid Loss Control in Water-Based Mud for Harsh Drilling Conditions | Abdelmjeed Mohamed
  • 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM: Numerical study on the impact of the size and shape of granular particles on clogging characteristics in lost circulation management | Pramod Bhuvankar

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