Geothermal Energy and Waste Heat to Power:
Utilizing Oil and Gas Plays

Conference Summary, Agenda, Presenters

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FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff and DOE GTP Program Manager Doug Hollett

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Conference Presenters

Jon Wellinghoff

FERC - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Keynote: State of the US Energy System, Importance of Geothermal and Waste Heat


Douglas Hollett

Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Program

US Geothermal Program Projects and Focus


Trevor Demayo and Pete Schrimpf

Chevron Energy Solutions

Energy Efficiency and Energy Management in Upstream Oil and Gas Operations

David Burnett

Texas A&M Global Petroleum Research Institute (GPRI)

Adapting Low Environmental Impact Technologies from Oil and Gas Development

Garry Carlson and Jeff Birkby

Gradient Geophysics Inc.

Geothermal Potential of Oil and Gas Wells on the Fort Peck Reservation in NE Montana


Bruce Cutright

UT Austin Bureau of Economic Geology

Finding Geothermal Resources for Project Development


Halley Dickey

TAS Energy, Inc.

Energy Production with Mixed Hydrocarbons and Geopressured Hybrid Systems

 Ron DiPippo and Richard Langson

Langson Energy

Water and Steam Applications of the Langson Helical Screw Energy Converter


Paul Dunn

Enhanced Energy Group

CO2 Generation for EOR and EGS


Daniel East

The Carlye Group

Mezzanine Finance Solutions for Geothermal Power


Steven Erdahl

GreenTech Petroleum, LLC

Expansion of Geothermal: Reusing Produced Oilfield Water


John Fox

ElectraTherm, Inc.

Successful Waste Heat and Geothermal Projects


John Holbrook

Texas Christian University Geothermal Basin Center

New Focus on Sedimentary Basins with SedHeat


Will Gosnold and Kirtipal Barse

Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering, Univ of North Dakota

Status of the North Dakota Oil Field Geothermal Projects


Bernie Karl

Chena Hot Springs, Alaska
Geothermal Technology Powering Projects in Alaska and China


Randy Keller

Oklahoma Geological Survey

Integrated Studies of Thermal Regimes and Geothermal Potential in Oklahoma


Kevin Kerlin

Helidyne, LLC

New Rotary Expander for High Pressure Natural Gas


Kewen Li

Stanford University Department of Petroleum Engineering

Geothermal Utilization and Redevelopment of Abandoned Oil Fields in China


Maciej Lukawski

Cornell Energy Institute Earth Energy Program

The Impact of Well Drilling Costs on the Economics of Geothermal Energy Utilization


Michael Pierce

GeoTek Energy, LLC

Gravity Head Energy System Increases Oil and Gas Well Pumping Power


Randy Normann

Perma Works, LLC

Hydro-Fracturing Monitoring Tool for Geothermal Reservoirs


Michael Ronzello

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems

Technical and Economic Considerations for Gas Compressor Waste Heat to Power Projects


James Schue

Electric Reliability Council of Texas
Geothermal Regulations in Texas


Ali Soheilifar

Sazeh Consultants, Iran

Use of Automation in Production of Heavy Oil, in EPC Projects


Kelsey Southerland

Heat is Power Association

US Waste Heat and Renewable Power Policy Impacts


Troy Straquadine


Capturing of Waste Heat on Canadian Gas Pipelines


Matt Uddenburg

AltaRock Energy, Inc.
Newberry, Oregon Enhanced Geothermal System Project



Poster Presenters


Andrea Aguirre

Cornell University Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assessment of Low Grade Geothermal Resources: A case study for NY and PA

Stefano Benato

Desert Research Institute

Transmissivity Evolution During Selected Injection Phases at the Desert Peak EGS Project, NV

Anna Crowell

University of North Dakota, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering

Recoverable Thermal Energy for Geothermal Power Production in the Denver Basin


Denise Gatlin

West Chester University in Pennsylvania

Geothermal Sustainability at WCU through a District Geoexchange System


James Hootsmans

Colby College

Geothermal Potential of Maine


Ramsey Kweik

SMU Huffington Department of Earth Sciences

Impact of Waterfloods on Heat-in-Place in East Texas Fairway Field


George Lockett

International Geothermal Energy Consultant

Geothermal Supercritical Enhanced Oil Recovery in the North Sea


Paul Morgan

Colorado Geologic Survey

Geothermal Gradients and Geothermal Opportunities in the Piceance Basin, Colorado


Tim Reinhardt

US DOE Geothermal Technologies Program

Low Temperature & Coproduction Success


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