Thursday, July 28, 2016

Montserrat: Geothermal Project Drilling Rig to Arrive Mid August

Geothermal development update, and Fibre optic plans approved (The Montserrat Reporter)

Montserrat Drilling Site on the Flank of the Soufriere Volcano, Bastien Poux, EGS, Inc.

As preparations for drilling a third geothermal well just south of the Week’s area above the Cork hill main road almost under St. George’s Hill, there comes further good news at the Governor’s press conference as Martin Dawson, the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID)’s country representative reported, “Geothermal is going very well.”

He said he was unable to give an exact date of the arrival of the drilling rig, “but I know the rig is on its way across the Pacific and they did encounter some bad weather around the Philippines area.”

“I anticipate that the drilling rig group will arrive on the island sometime mid-August around about the 20th,” he said.

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