Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS)

Itasca has been a leader in consulting services for subsurface environments. Understanding the uncertain nature of subsurface problems, Itasca provides engineering solutions to reduce risk and increase the potential for success. The multi-disciplinary engineering team has knowledge and expertise in the analysis of geomechanical, hydrogeological, thermal, and coupled systems to better understand the reservoir stimulation for enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). Insights from microseismic monitoring, combined with the power of geomechanical modeling, provide a unique tool to help reduce risk and improve well design and site operation during reservoir stimulation and heat production in geothermal projects.

Geothermal services include:

  • Geotechnical and hydrological property assessment, data analysis, and uncertainty evaluation
  • Discrete fracture network (DFN) engineering
  • Design-assist services through interaction with other design and operation teams
  • Advanced geomechanical modeling to understand long-term reservoir behavior
  • Material assessment through inverse solution using numerical modeling tool;
  • Microseismic array design, data management, and processing
  • Forensic engineering
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9 Dec
ARMA Student Design Competition - Final Presentations
The ARMA Student Design Competition (SDC) aims to engage students in the practice of rock engineering and promote interaction with peer... Read More
13 Mar
3DEC In-Person Introductory course
Live in-person introductory training course in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This course provides an overview of the capabilities and feature... Read More
27 Mar
FLAC3D In-Person Introductory Course
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