Monday, August 7, 2017

USA, California: Ormat to Run Flow and Injection Test at Mammoth Geothermal Field

Ormat approved for geothermal test (Sierra Wave)

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office, in coordination with the Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Ranger District, has approved a proposal by Ormat Nevada Inc. to conduct a 30-day flow and injection test of two existing geothermal wells, expected to begin August 21, near the town of Mammoth Lakes, California.

In preparation for the test, Ormat has begun staging equipment and assembling temporary pipelines at two existing geothermal well pads, located just northwest of the Shady Rest Park. The flow and injection test will collect data from the geothermal reservoir and the groundwater aquifer.

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Ormat Technologies, Inc. will be exhibiting at the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA GeoExpo+ from October 1-4 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.