The drilling of the Iceland Deep Drilling Project geothermal well at Reykjanes has been successfully completed.
A significant milestone has been reached in the Iceland Deep Drilling Project at the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland when drilling of the IDDP-2 well was completed on the 25th of January at 4,659 meters depth. All of the initial targets were reached. These targets...read more
Drilling has progressed slowly but steady for the last few weeks. Since 3200 m depth we have been drilling without getting any return of circulation fluid or drill cuttings to the surface. Seven times we have attempted to drill for spot cores, providing us with...read more
The RN-15/IDDP-2 has reached 3.640 m depth and is now the deepest hole in Iceland. The well is cased with a 9 5/8 inch steel casing to 2.940 m, and after cementing the casing the well was deepened with 8 ½ inch rotary drill bit. While drilling below the casing, quite...read more
Casing and cementing of the IDDP-2 well to 3 km depth has now been completed – and drilling ahead down into the un-known will begin next...read more