Geothermal Drilling and Management, Jakarta, Feb. 23-24, 2015

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Francisco Rojas 14 Jan 2015

A training course by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, introducing geothermal drilling and management is being held in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 23-24, 2015 presented by Jonathan Hernandez of Dewhurst Group.

The course “Introduction to Geothermal Drilling and Management” to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, by Jonathan Hernandez of Dewhurst Group, will offer an introductory overview on geothermal drilling through various lenses.

The first will be a general refresher on an introductory level with a technical background. Secondly the course will focus on the difference between Oil and Gas Projects and geothermal drilling. Finally the course will cover Geothermal Drilling Management such as cross functional teams, project management with production and development as the goals; it will cover case studies around the world and differences in management styles in Geothermal Drilling Projects, and how they all affect the drilling progress and completion of the wells. The course will be done with a classroom approach including possible quizzes and handouts as well as interactive participations.

Jonathan Hernandez is UCLA graduate with a BS in engineering geology/geology. A fluently bilingual engineer, member of the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) and Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Hernandez helps develop geothermal energy projects domestically and abroad. He attended the 2011 SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium in Woodlands, Texas, and has supervised geothermal drilling projects from Alaska to Argentina. He currently works in developing Latin American Operations as well as serving as Drilling Operations Engineer for Dewhurst Group LLC (Washington DC – USA).

Details about the course can be found here:

Source: Society of Petroleum Engineers