- Dr. Subir K. Sanyal
- Senior Technical Advisor
Dr. Subir K. Sanyal, Senior Technical Advisor, Geothermal Resource Group, Inc.
Dr. Sanyal has worked as a reservoir engineer since 1969. His expertise includes project financing and management, economic analysis, property appraisals, reservoir engineering, numerical simulation and training of reservoir engineers. Dr. Sanyal joined Geothermal Resource Group in 2015 as Senior Technical Advisor. He has managed geothermal projects in the United States, The Philippines, Japan, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Turkey, Italy and elsewhere. Dr. Sanyal has served as an expert witness in numerous trials and international arbitration proceedings involving geothermal resources. He has conducted technology transfer programs in Japan, Greece, Bolivia, Indonesia, Brazil and The Philippines, and has evaluated geothermal fields in more than two dozen countries. Dr. Sanyal has also assisted clients in geothermal power sales and steam sales contract negotiations, and market studies, and provided advice and due diligence for project financing in numerous countries. To date, this has enabled the generation of more than 7,000 MW of geothermal power; the total financed being more than US $12,000,000,000.
Dr. Sanyal has a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University, and a Master's degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Birmingham (England). He has served for many years on the Board of Directors of the Geothermal Resources Council, Geothermal Energy Association and International Geothermal Association. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 technical publications.
Before joining Geothermal Resource Group in 2015, Dr. Sanyal was a Consulting Professor and Manager of the Petroleum Research Institute at Stanford University, Vice President of Geonomics, Inc., and Senior Staff Specialist for the United States Geological Survey, Consulting Engineer for Scientific Software Corporation and a Senior Petroleum Engineer for Chevron-Texaco.