Job Alert: Geologist position

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences is recruiting a geologist to help explore the geothermal potential of the Havelange site in Belgium. In the 1980s, the site was drilled to a depth of 5648 (!) metres (in the hope to find natural gas). The job includes analyzing the drill cores and doing fieldwork in…

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Covid-19: 24th month MEET General Assembly

The MEET Project is facing the Covid-19 situation as many of H2020 projects over the world since many weeks. However, this pandemic did not stopped the partners’ motivation work forward this great demonstration project! The members of the consortium have decided to maintain the 24th Month General Assembly (GA) that was supposed to take place…

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HOW TO EXPLAIN SCALING AND CORROSION FORMATION?

Picture: The test heat exchanger at Soultz-Sous-Forêts, France (Source: ES) Corrosion is a form of damage that metals can experience when in contact with certain environments. Corrosion causes the metal to degrade which can lead to reduction in strength and leaking. There are numerous corrosion forms and the type of corrosion a component experiences is…

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HOW CAN WE DO GEOTHERMAL FROM OIL WELLS?

Picture: Installation of Enogia’s ORC in Vermilion’s well in Chaunoy (France) [Source: Enogia] Geothermal is the natural heat of the Earth. For centuries, geothermal springs have been used for bathing, heating and cooking. But only in the early 20th century people start to consider geothermal as a practical source of energy with huge potential. Geothermal…

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JOB OFFER: 1 Post-Doctoral researcher

The GEOS department, B2R team of the Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle in France invites applications for the position of 1 Post-Doctoral researcher starting from 1st April 2020. The position is funded within a larger EU-Horizon 2020 project for a period of 12 months.   Click here to see the entire proposition.

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MEET Geothermal Spring School 2020

The CY Cergy Paris University partner is organizing a practice-oriented geothermal training programme between 16th-20th of March, 2020. The MEET Geothermal Spring School 2020 is aiming to: – allow MEET participants to share their experience obtained during the first 24 months of the project – learn about geothermal energy, exploration and production thanks to the invitation…

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Göttingen demonstration site

The UGOE along with UEG are currently involved in the conversion of the University’s natural gas power plant that supplies the campus with heating, into a geothermal power station. To do this, we must first understand what the subsurface looks like at around 5000m depth, as this is where we expect to reach the target…

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