Geothermal Drilling News

  • MITO 100 - Foundation/Multipurpose Drilling Rig

    The New MITO 100 is now available The MITO 100 is the latest addition to the Fraste MITO range of average-big size multipurpose rigs designed for ground engineering works. ...


    By Fraste S.p.A.

  • Screening tool developed to assess seismic risks from geothermal energy projects

    A new screening tool to assess the potential seismic risks (earthquake activity) from deep geothermal energy projects has been outlined in a recent study. The tool provides categories of seismicity risk for projects, which are dependent on factors including geological aspects, as well as social concern and location in relation to urban areas. The development of a range of low-carbon technologies ...

  • The SIMCO 7000 Sets the Bar for Drilling Rig Quality

    Purchasing a drilling rig is no simple decision. After comparing specs and capabilities, looking through testimonials and weighing all the options, the value of the rig is certainly a huge deciding factor. Drill rig quality and actual return on investment is what drives a drilling rig business to success, and the SIMCO 7000 sets the benchmark in both. The 7000’s impressive torque ...

  • International Conference on Film Forming Amines and Products

    From 03.-06. April the Swiss section of the IAPWS (International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam) hosted the first “International Conference on Film Forming Amines and Products” in Lucerne, Switzerland. More than 80 participants from 20 countries were presenting and discussing the application of film forming amines mainly in power plants, but also in the growing ...


    By Kurita

  • Investing in geothermal drilling offers great returns

    As natural gas costs continue to rise, many homeowners are looking for alternative heating and cooling options. Geothermal HVAC is gaining in popularity, and for good reason. Geothermal drilling uses the natural properties of the earth to create clean, renewable heating and cooling for residential homes and businesses, alike. ...

  • SIMCO 255 PTC: best road core drilling rig for keyhole drilling work

    The affordable and maneuverable SIMCO 255 Pavement Test Core (road core drilling rig) rig is the perfect piece of equipment for any city or state utility core drilling. Used by transportation departments across the United States from Georgia to South Dakota and Texas to Nevada, the 255 has pavement core drilling features to get your jobs done quickly. ...

  • Used drill rigs in high demand at SIMCO

    While SIMCO is known for their high-quality new drilling rigs, they also are a great resource for used equipment. Currently there is a high demand for specific models, so now is the time to bring your used drill rigs for a quote! If you have one of these models, SIMCO wants to talk to you: SIMCO 5000 SIMCO Geothermal/Water Well 7000 SIMCO 7000 ...

  • enOware GmbH awarded the European Geothermal Innovation Award 2017

    enOware GmbH received the European Geothermal Innovation Award 2017 during the opening session of GeoTHERM exhibition and Congress 2017 in Offenburg, Germany. The award was given for their miniaturised sensor which allows to professionally plan, monitor and measure near-surface geothermal probes. Commenting on the award, Ruggero Bertani, Enel Green Power, President of EGEC and member of the jury ...

  • Horizontal Directional Drilling – HDD Academy – Feb 13-14, 2017

    Arizona State University’s Del E. Webb School of Construction and Benjamin Media, Inc. will host the third annual Horizontal Directional Drilling Academy Feb. 13-14, 2017. Horizontal directional drilling experts will deliver presentations during a two-day intensive course designed to equip attendees with knowledge of horizontal directional drilling pre-construction, design and material ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • The Top 5 Companies in Geothermal Innovation of 2017

    The five endorsed nominations for this year’s European Geothermal Innovation Award are, in alphabetical order: enOware GmbH(Germany), for the measurement systems to plan, monitor and measure near-surface geothermal probes; HakaGerodur AG(Switzerland), for the pressure-resistant borehole heat exchanger (BHE) for difficult geological ...

  • The Geothermal Resources Council Welcomes New President

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has welcomed Maria Richards as the 26th President of the global geothermal energy organization, succeeding Paul Brophy. Maria Richards is the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Geothermal Laboratory Coordinator in the Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences in Dallas, Texas.  Her research is on geothermal resources and ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Deep Geothermal ETIP invites expressions of interest in new Steering Committee membership 2017-2020

    The deep geothermal ETIP was launched in March 2016. Since then, a provisional Steering Committee of the deep geothermal ETIP manages the technology platform and its working groups. The Geothermal ETIP is an open stakeholder group, including representatives from industry, academia, research centres, and sectoral associations, covering the entire deep geothermal energy exploration, production and ...

  • Baker Hughes Announces December 2016 Rig Counts

    Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for December 2016 was 929, up 4 from the 925 counted in November 2016, and down 166 from the 1,095 counted in December 2015. The international offshore rig count for December 2016 was 210, down 1 from the 211 counted in November 2016, and down 40 from the 250 counted in December 2015. The average U.S. rig count ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • Register now to see AMS Inc at the 2016 Groundwater Week

    AMS INC will be in booth #421 at the 2016 Groundwater Week, December 6-8 in Las Vegas where we will have all our exciting offerings, experts, and top executives on hand to answer your questions. Also stop by to be the to see our compact 9410 VTR for limited access areas, versatile 9520-VTRPowerProbe™ drill rig that can be used in most environmental and ...

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • Your Guide to Renting a Jerome

    Our rental program is designed to give you the high level of performance expected from a Jerome instrument without the long term commitment or cost of a purchase. Why rent a Jerome? Flexibility, accuracy and reliability – all in one convenient, durable and industry-proven package. Whether you’re an environmental consultant ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • California to Host Ultimate Geothermal Energy Event in October

    California will host the geothermal energy event of the year from October 23-26, just 9 weeks away. This event brings together key players in policy, technology, and  industry at the Sacramento Convention Center -- the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA GEOEXPO+. Last year, the event hosted more than 1,200 ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • New building for Endress+Hauser Italy

    To offer even better customer service, Endress+Hauser Italy has invested 14 million euros in a trend-setting office building. The move underscores the significance of the Italian market for the global measurement and automation engineering specialist. “The modern architecture reflects our quest for transparency, quality, sustainability and customer proximity,” explained Ivano ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • Workshops Announced for Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced more details of events at the biggest geothermal conference of the year at the Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, California, USA.   In addition to the main event of the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo taking place October ...

  • The Geothermal Resources Council Announces 2016 Amateur Photo Contest

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is pleased to announce this year’s Amateur Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuring geothermal energy around the world. The winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon, the climax to the 40th GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo being held in ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

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