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DEEP Geothermal delineation drilling in progress; releases new project video

Saskatchewan-based Panther Drilling Corporation was awarded the drilling contract
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Drilling is underway on the Border-6 stratigraphic test well.

ESTEVAN - Deep Earth Energy Production Corp. (DEEP) has announced that drilling is currently underway on the Border-6 stratigraphic test well.  

The contract for the drilling of this well has been awarded to Saskatchewan-based Panther Drilling Corporation.

The Border-6 well is located approximately eight kilometres northwest of the Border-1 discovery well and six kilometres north of Border-4 on the northwestern edge of the first proposed power block field array. It’s positioned in an area that requires additional well control and will be repurposed as a reservoir monitoring well for the life of the power project.  

The well will be drilled vertically with a planned total depth of approximately 3,515 meters, 30 meters below the top of the Precambrian. Well objectives include the collection of core and open hole geophysical logs.

Analysis and interpretation of this data will provide important information for characterizing the Deadwood reservoir and refining our geological understanding in the area.

Following drilling, flow and injection testing will be conducted throughout October and November 2021.

The results of this drilling and testing program will provide data necessary for final field subsurface and facility design and construction planning. Reservoir data from this stratigraphic well will be incorporated into the full-scale simulation model to confirm detailed well design and well spacing. This data will also be integral to optimize the final surface power facility design.

A new video summarizing the project can be found on YouTube as well as on DEEP’s website. DEEP would like to thank Cinepost Films for their hard work and collaboration on this project.

DEEP is developing geothermal resources to meet increasing energy needs with sustainable, clean and renewable energy. The company is advancing its first 20-32-megawatt geothermal power facility in southern Saskatchewan that will produce emission-free baseload power. This first facility is on track for full commissioning by early 2024.A staged build aims to increase the project to produce 100-200 MW of renewable power generation