U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Geothermal Technologies Office
Tracers and Exploration Technologies
Below are the project presentations and respective peer review results for Tracers and Exploration Technologies.
- Using Thermally-Degrading, Partitioning, and Nonreactive Tracers to Determine Temperature Distribution and Fracture/Heat Transfer Surface Area in Geothermal Reservoirs, Thomas Watson, Brookhaven National Laboratory; Paul W. Reimus, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Vince Vermeul, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
- Advancing Reactive Tracer methods for Measuring Thermal Evolution in CO2-and Water-based Geothermal Reservoirs, Laurence Hull and Mitchell Plummer, Idaho National Laboratory
- Verification of Geothermal Tracer Methods in Highly Constrained Field Experiments, Matthew Becker, California State University Long Beach
- Integrated Chemical Geothermometry System for Geothermal Exploration, N. Spycher, M. Kennedy, and E. Sonnenthal, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Integrated Approach to Use Natural Chemical and Isotopic Tracers to Estimate Fracture Spacing and Surface Area in EGS Systems, B. Mack Kennedy and H. H. Liu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Novel Multidimensional Tracers for Geothermal Inter-Wall Diagnostics, Yongchun Tang, Power Environmental Energy Research Institute
- Quantum Dot Tracers for Use in Engineered Geothermal Systems, Peter Rose, University of Utah
- Characterizing Structural Controls of EGS Candidate and Conventional Geothermal Reservoirs in the Great Basin: Developing Successful Exploration Strategies in Extended Terranes, James Faulds, University of Nevada, Reno
- Development of Exploration Methods for Engineered Geothermal System through Integrated Geoscience Interpretation, Joe Iovenitti, AltaRock Energy Inc.
- Advanced 3D Geophysical Imaging Technologies for Geothermal Resource Characterization, Greg Newman and Michael Fehler, Massachussetts Institute of Technology
- Fracture Evolution Following a Hydraulic Stimulation within an EGS Reservoir, Peter Rose, University of Utah