Short Course on Well Design and Geothermal Drilling Technology 2015

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

Short Course on Well Design and Geothermal Drilling Technology 2015


Year

2015 (13 days)

Location

Ethiopia

Total participants

30

General topics

  • Drilling Technology

Partners

  • Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA)
  • ISOR (Iceland GeoSurvey)
  • Mannvit
  • Nordic Development Fund

Target group

Employees of the Geological Survey of Ethiopia and Ethiopian Electric Power


Description

The UNU-GTP conducted a Short Course on Well Design and Geothermal Drilling Technology in Ethiopia 12-24 January 2015 for selected employees of the Geological Survey of Ethiopia and Ethiopian Electric Power.  The short course was financed by the Icelandic International Development Agency and the Nordic Development Fund as part of the Geothermal Exploration Project in East Africa. 

The course covered the basics of well design and geothermal drilling technology.  The first week was conducted in Addis Ababa, while the second was carried out by Lake Ziway, allowing for a field visit to the Aluto Langano geothermal field.  The short course was attended by 30 participants from the two companies/institutions and lecturing was in the hands of ÍSOR – Iceland GeoSurvey and Mannvit.

Division

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