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News Articles

Heavy-Oil Technology May Be a Perfect Fit for Geothermal Power - Journal of Petroleum Technology August 1, 2017

Modeling geothermal energy efficiency from abandoned oil and gas wells to desalinate produced water - Desalination July 15, 2017

Raven Petroleum taps geothermal company, general contractor for South Texas refinery - San Antonio Business Journal February 1, 2017

Can This Idea Save the Orphaned Wells? - Oil and Gas Investments Bulletin December 19, 2016

The Oil and Gas Industry is in Hot Water (and That’s a Good Thing) – Oil and Gas Investments Bulletin November 26, 2016

Oil and Gas Wells Prove Useful for Geothermal Energy Generation - National Driller October 1, 2016

How Brine Produces Electricity for Oil, Gas Fields - Dallas Innovates May 2, 2016

Could Texas’ Dirty Coal Power Plants be Replaced by Geothermal Systems? - Dallas Morning News April 26, 2016

Alberta Site of Canada’s First Abandoned Oil Well-to-Geothermal Conversion - Alberta Oil April 22, 2016

Reporter's Notebook: Door closes for oil, window opens for geothermal – San Antonio Business Journal February 5, 2016

Research Uses Landfill Gas Tech for Bakken Flaring Solution – The Bakken Magazine September 16, 2015

Cuadrilla, Geothermal Firm Eye Renewable Heat from Oil, Gas Wells - Reuters March 27, 2015

Oil's Decline Opens the Door for Stable Alternatives Like Geothermal – Forbes February 20, 2015

Geothermal Industry Reaches Out to Out-Of-Work Oil Drillers – Corporate Knights February 19, 2015

Colorado Fuel Cell Center Hosts GFC Demonstration – Colorado School of Mines October 23, 2014

Geothermal Industry Grows, With Help from Oil and Gas Drilling – New York Times July 23, 2014

Geothermal Energy: An Emerging Option for Heat and Power – National Academy of Engineering Spring 2014

Geothermal in the Oil Field – The OGM June 20, 2011

A Second Look: Sizing Up the Potential for Geothermal Energy in Texas – University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology 2011


America's Unconventional Energy Opportunity - Harvard Business School

Extending Shale Gas Well Life with Low Grade Geothermal Power - Geothermal Resources Council (GRC)

Geopressured Geothermal Resource Estimate: Frio and Wilcox Formations - National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Geothermal Assessment of the I-35 Corridor and Eastern Texas - State Energy Conservation Office (SECO)

Geothermal Energy Production with Co-produced and Geopressured Resources – US DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

Making Engineered Geothermal Systems Ready for Primetime - Trenton Cladouhos

Power Shifts: Emerging Clean Energy Markets - The Pew Charitable Trusts

Texas Renewable Energy Resource Assessment 2008 - SECO, chapter 7 deals specifically with geothermal energy.  

Other Information

Geothermal: Harnessing Renewable Energy for Power Generation – Chevron

Improving the Economics of Geothermal Development Through an Oil and Gas Industry Approach – Schlumberger Business Consulting

Montana Geothermal Website – Montana Department of Environmental Quality