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Geothermal Resource Group provides complete geothermal drilling engineering services including injection well design, drilling program preparation, onsite drilling supervision and drilling management, permit applications and regulatory filings.

WELL DESIGN – Our team of engineers and geologists offer a complete range of well design services including site selection, preparation of permits, writing of drilling specifications, design of casing, cementing, drilling fluids, directional drilling, logging program and complete on-site supervision.

DRILLING PROGRAM DESIGN – Drilling and workover program preparation including analysis of available data to determine the most efficient drilling practices along with development of less expensive, more efficient drilling techniques. Preparation of cost estimates for drilling and remedial work and assistance in selecting cost-effective methods and vendors.

ONSITE SUPERVISION – Onsite management and supervision of all operations, engineering oversight of critical operations. Pre-drilling services such as rig selection, equipment selection, services and vendor selection. Operations oversight, review and reporting throughout the drilling operations process including review of ongoing operations and daily reports with the operator’s management representative.

DRILLING PROGRAM MANAGEMENT – Recommendations and oversight of all major decisions and operations for domestic and international drilling programs. Coordination of all service companies and drilling-related logistics. Work with service companies and management to determine the most appropriate course of action throughout the drilling process. Reporting and agency filings services, from permit applications to regulatory agency reporting, from initial planning through submission of well completion reports.

ENGINEERING SUPPORT – Recommendations to management concerning drilling engineering decisions; balancing all drilling variables while using available equipment in the most efficient manner to minimize time and costs.