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Puna Geothermal Venture : review and response to the element i report : independent technical investigation of the Puna Geothermal Venture unplanned steam release, June 12 and 13, 1991, Puna, Hawaii
|dc.contributor.author||Puna Geothermal Venture|
|dc.identifier.citation||Puna Geothermal Venture. 1991. Puna Geothermal Venture: Review and response to the Element I report: Independent technical investigation of the Puna Geothermal Venture unplanned steam release, June 12 and 13, 1991, Puna, Hawaii. Puna (HI): Puna Geothermal Venture.|
|dc.description.abstract||Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) agrees with the Element I Report conclusion that the geothermal resource encountered in the KS-8 well, although quite hot, is manageable through the use of modem well drilling and production technology. However, PGV does not agree that the KS-8 well uncontrolled flow event occurred because of inadequacies in PGV's drilling plan and procedures. PGV believes that it occurred because the drilling encountered a high temperature and high pressure geothermal resource at a depth that was more shallow than anticipated. PGV's previous experiences with the KS-7 well caused PGV to make significant changes to the drilling program implemented for KS-8, and the KS-8 well drilling program was prepared to handle any resource of similar characteristics (see PGV Response G). However, the temperatures and pressures of the geothermal resource encountered by the KS-8 well were substantially higher than those encountered in the KS-7 well.|
|dc.publisher||Puna Geothermal Venture|
|dc.subject||KS-8 unplanned venting|
|dc.subject||Puna Geothermal Venture|
|dc.subject||Kilauea Lower East Rift Zone|
|dc.subject||Kilauea East Rift Zone|
|dc.title||Puna Geothermal Venture : review and response to the element i report : independent technical investigation of the Puna Geothermal Venture unplanned steam release, June 12 and 13, 1991, Puna, Hawaii|
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