IGA Academy: Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Short Course, June 25-29, 2018

Source: IGA
Alexander Richter 19 Apr 2018

The IGA Academy has announced a short course on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering to be held in Bochum, Germany - June 25-29, 2018.

The IGA Academy, an educational initiative by the International Geothermal Association, has announced a Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Short Course,.

  • Date: 25-29 June 2018 (5 days)
  • Lecturer: Dr. Sadiq J. Zarrouk
  • Language: English
  • Course Fee: EUR 2,500 incl. VAT
  • Registration Deadline: 13 May 2018 – register online


The course is dedicated to planners who would like to obtain a better understanding of the planning process of a borehole heat exchanger. Previous knowledge in heat pump technology is beneficial but not mandatory. However, a certain level of previous knowledge in heat transfer and mathematics is required to be able to interpret simulation results.

The Geothermal Reservoir Engineering syllabus covering the following subjects:

  • Worldwide geothermal development and types of geothermal systems.
  • Geothermal power systems (steam field and power station equipment)
  • Thermodynamics and properties of water and steam tables.
  • Fundamentals of geothermal reservoir engineering.
  • Heat and mass underground, stored heat calculations.
  • Geothermal drilling & measurements while drilling.
  • Completion tests & down-hole measurements.
  • Geothermal flow measurement.
  • Scaling and corrosion in geothermal development.
  • Stimulation of geothermal wells
  • Geothermal Reinjection


Registration is open until the 13th May 2018:  register online

Source: IGA Academy