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UK: Tender for deep drilling rig at United Downs geothermal project, Cornwall

United Downs geothermal project, Cornwall/ UK (source: Geothermal Engineering Ltd.)
Alexander Richter 25 Sep 2017

Geothermal Engineering Ltd launch Tender for a deep drilling rig at the United Downs geothermal project, Cornwall UK.

Geothermal Engineering Ltd launch Tender for a deep drilling rig at the United Downs project, Cornwall UK.

Geothermal Engineering Ltd (GEL) has launched a Tender for the provision, management and maintenance of a suitable drilling unit to drill two geothermal wells in a hard rock environment. The wells will both require directional drilling and are to be drilled to different vertical depths: 2,500m and 4,500m. The project has all permitting in place and the wells are to be drilled in April 2018.

The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and will be the first geothermal power project in the UK. The site is located at the United Downs Industrial estate, near Redruth in Cornwall. The closing date for the Tender is the 27th of October 2017.

For further information and a Tender pack please contact Peter Ledingham: ledingham@geothermalengineering.co.uk

Source: company release