Geothermal Energy Utilization
Associated with Oil & Gas Development
June 14 – 15, 2011
Southern Methodist University
Lyle Johnson, Geothermal Advisor for the U.S. DOE Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center, develops plans for geothermal activities and monitors the activities of the contractor in executing geothermal plans and testing at RMOTC. Lyle also reports on projects involving oil production as well as other renewable energy and environmental projects. He has worked for the past six years with the integration of geothermal power production in the oil field using both coproduced fluids and low temperature geothermal sources. Lyle has over forty years of experience in Enhanced Oil Recovery and Improved Oil Recovery, oil production, environmental aspects of oil production, development and testing. He has extensive experience in project development, management and testing of environmental remediation, tar sand, oil shale, heavy oil and coal bed methane with over 75 technical publications and patents. Lyle is a licensed Professional Engineer and holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a B.S. and M.S. in Petroleum Engineering, all from the University of Wyoming.
U.S. DOE Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center