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Item Description GeothermEx, Inc. en_US 2012-08-16T19:47:06Z 2012-08-16T20:55:40Z 2012-08-16T19:47:06Z 2012-08-16T20:55:40Z 1994-12 en_US
dc.identifier.citation GeothermEx, Inc. 1994. Annual report: Geothermal resources assessment. Richmond (CA): GeothermEx, Inc. en_US
dc.description "For Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism, Honolulu, Hawaii." Includes color illustrations and maps. en_US
dc.description.abstract GeothermEx, Inc. has been contracted by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) to provide consulting services relating to the development of geothermal resources in the State of Hawaii. Assessment of the Kilauea East Rift Zone (KERZ) of the Island of Hawaii (figure 2.1), including the commercial geothermal development in the Puna area, has been the focus of the effort. The first assessment report was submitted to DBEDT in September 1992. It was anticipated that a second annual report would be issued at the end of 1993, which would include the results of the latest drilling efforts, an analysis of production and injection data, and forecasts of future reservoir behavior from a numerical simulation study. However, due to long delays in completing the wells required for the 25 MW Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) power plant and major changes in the behavior of production well KS-10, the second report was postponed for one year. Since the September 1992 report was written, GeothermEx has collected a significant amount of new data on drilling, testing, logging, production, injection, fluid chemistry and power plant operation, all of which are reported onherein.This report is similar in structure to the September 1992 report, with some additions. The major topics discussed herein are a discussion and analysis of the available database, an evaluation of the results of geological, geophysical and geochemical surveys, principally in the KERZ, the results of all drilling and well testing in the KERZ to date, a review of the production and injection history of the Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) project and power plant, a conceptual hydrogeologic model of the KERZ geothermal system, an evaluation of the extent, characteristics and geothermal energy reserves within the KERZ, a discussion of the methodology and a presentation of results from numerical modeling of the Puna geothermal reservoir, a summary of the Statewide geothermal resource assessment program, including an independent assessment of the likelihood of finding high-temperature geothermal reservoirs throughout the Hawaiian Islands, and recommendations for continued work. en_US
dc.format.extent 310 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher GeothermEx, Inc. en_US
dc.subject resource assessment en_US
dc.subject Hawaii en_US
dc.title Annual report : Geothermal resources assessment en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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