20 Geothermal

Thursday, 9 March
Technical Session
Session Chairperson(s)
Gregory Payette - Exxon Mobil Corporation
Khaydar Valiullin - WellsX
  • 0900-0930 212438
    Building a Drilling System to Solve the Challenges of Drilling Hot Hard Rock for Geothermal and Oil and Gas
    A.P. Pink, NOV Inc.
  • 0930-1000 212550
    Strategies for Prevention of Downhole Tool Failure Caused by High Bottomhole Temperature in Geothermal and HPHT Oil and Gas Wells
    M.S. Khaled, N. Wang, the University of Texas at Austin; P. Ashok, D. Chen, University of Texas at Austin; E. van Oort, The University of Texas At Austin
  • 1000-1030 212512
    Geothermal Drilling - Collaborative and Holistic Applications Specific Solutions Drive Consistent Improvements in Drilling Efficiency and Operational Costs
    G. Mensa-Wilmot, XCIDrill Technology LLC; R. Cotanda, Philippines Geothermal Production Company; D. Pazziuagan, Philippine Geothermal Production Company
  • Alternate 212495
    Effects of Varying Bit Aggressiveness on the Drilling Efficiency of PDC Bit for Hard Rock Formations Under High Temperature
    A.S. Trivedi, N. Jing, S.S. Kandala, R.J. Shor, University of Calgary; A. Vetsak, Eavor Technologies Inc.

Host Organisation


Platinum Partner

Saudi Aramco

Diversity & Inclusion Session Co-Sponsor



Diversity & Inclusion Session Co-Sponsor




Signage Sponsor



Baker Hughes

Tech Talks Sponsor