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Photos from the Field: Newberry EGS Demonstration Drill Rig

June 19, 2012

Last week, we captured some photos of on-site work at the Newberry EGS Demonstration. We’ll share them here and on Facebook, so please share this with family and friends who are also interested in the project.

Water well drilling rig - AltaRock Energy

Water well drilling rig in the snow

Adding drilling pipe to the string

Adding drilling pipe to the string

Welding casing together to put down the geothermal EGS well

Welding casing together to put down the well

Geothermal drill rig

Distance shot of drill rig. This drill site is located on an geothermal pad that was recently reclaimed. Trees will be replanted on the bare areas this summer or next.

Mt. Bachelor and South Sister through the drill rig.

Mt. Bachelor and South Sister through the drill rig

Geothermal well drill bits - AltaRock Energy

Selection of drill bits used to drill through volcanic rock at the site.

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