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SS05 Discussing the Repurposing of Oil and Gas Wells to Provide Geothermal Energy

Tuesday, 17 October
Hemisphere Ballroom C2
Special Session
This technical session will look at the practicalities of repurposing existing oil and gas boreholes for geothermal energy and potentially their use as geo-batteries which is a topic that is rapidly gaining a lot of interest, especially in countries that have abundant low-capacity wind and solar energy.
Arash Dahi Taleghani, Professor - Petroleum Engineering - Pennsylvania State University
Saeed Salehi, Professor - University of Oklahoma
Robert Klenner, Advanced Geothermal Technology Leader - Baker Hughes
Camilo Zuniga Jurgensen, Global Sales & Commercial Director - Well Completions - SLB
Jesus Capo, Senior Drilling Engineer - Hokchi Energy