Short course III on Borehole Geophysics in geothermal development in the Azores 2015

The Geothermal Training Programme (GTP) is operated within Orkustofnun (The National Energy Authority of Iceland). Orkustofnun became an Associated

Short course III on Borehole Geophysics in geothermal development in the Azores 2015


Year

2015 (13 days)

Location

Portugal

Total participants

11

General topics

  • Borehole Geophysics

Partners

  • EDA Renováveis S.A.
  • EFTA European Free Trade Association
  • ISOR (Iceland GeoSurvey)

Target group

Employees of EDA RENOVÁVEIS and the University of the Azores


Description

The UNU-GTP conducted Short Course III on Borehole Geophysics in Geothermal Development in the Azore islands of Portugal for selected employees of EDA RENOVÁVEIS – the department of renewables within the Electricity Company of the Azores (EDA).  The course covered various aspects of well logging, well testing and reservoir monitoring and consisted of lectures, exercies and actual logging and testing of wells in the field.  It was attended physically by 9 people in Ponta Delgada on Săo Miguel island and 2 joined the classroom online from Terceira island.  The short course started on June 15 and will conclude on 27June, with teaching in the hands of Benedikt Steingrímsson and Thorsteinn Egilson of ÍSOR – Iceland Geosurvey.

The short course was the third in a series of seven short courses held in the Azores over the period 2014-2017, financed through the EEA Grants scheme, which has the goal of reducing economic and social disparities in 16 EU countries in Central and Southern Europe. 

Division

UNU-GTP | Orkustofnun, Grensásvegi 9 | IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland | unugtp@unugtp.is | Tel: +354 569 6000 | Fax: +354 568 8896