April 2015

The World Geothermal Congress (WGC-2015) will be held in Australia 19-25 April 2015. A special session on IDDP containing 15 papers will be presented Wednesday 22nd April. The Agenda for the IDDP sessions is shown [here] The 15 IDDP papers in the same order can be...

GEOTHERMICS – SPECIAL ISSUE ON IDDP – JANUARY 2014

A Special Issue of Geothermics, volume 49, January 2014, is devoted to IDDP. Fifteen articles, mostly devoted to well IDDP-1 in Krafla are published. The cover page can be opened here and the articles are all open at Science Direct. Additionally, all articles in a...

Workshop Report

A workshop report was published in the November issue of Scientific Drilling 2013 – see  http://www.sci-dril.net/16/73/2013/sd-16-73-2013.pdf

Workshop Announcement 2012 – In Relation To Well IDDP-2

IDDP announces an ICDP supported workshop 3-5. September, 2012, in relation to a proposed drilling of a 5 km deep well, IDDP-2, into the Reykjanes geothermal system in SW-Iceland. Applications should be sent direct to Gudmundur O. Fridleifsson (gof@hs.is), with cc to...

Drilling for New Energy

Drilling for New Energy: new article on IDDP published by Research Media: p65-67_Iceland_Deep_Drilling_Project.pdf and p65-67_Iceland_Deep_Drilling_Project_lowres.pdf. International Innovation is the leading global dissemination resource for the wider scientific,...

IDDP-1 flow test – continues

Flow tests of well IDDP-1 have continued this summer. After the flow tests in the summer of 2010 stopped, improvements were made to the wellhead and flowline to meet the demanding conditions. Below are a few video clips of the 4th flow test, August 9-10, 2011. Video...

IDDP-1 flow test.

The flow test of IDDP-1 began in March 2010, when the well was initially discharged. The initial flow test (phase 1) took place during 22-31 March 2010, when the well discharged through a DN100 (4’’) pipeline. The full-initial flow test (phase 1b) began 11 May, by...