Geothermal workshop on Ontario regulation 98/12
Sept. 17, 2012, Woodbridge, Ont. – On Friday, Sept. 21, the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) will host a closed loop geothermal borehole workshop.
The Ministry of the Environment, Canadian Standards Association, Ministry of Natural Resources, and others will be present to answer questions.
9:15 – 9:30 Introduction to Kortright Workshop
Glen MacMillan, TRCA; Brian Beatty, OGA
9:30 – 10:00 Geothermal Drilling Guidelines – O. Reg 98/12 – CSA 448
Phil Brennan, MOE; Muktha Tumkur, CSA
10:00 – 10:30 Distribution of Hazardous Gas in Ontario's BedrocK
Terry Carter, MNR, Geologist
10:30 – 11:00 Gas Pressures and Gas Management Procedures
Stan Reitsma, GeoSource Energy
11:00 – 11:15 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 – 11:45 Procedures for Sealing the Casing
Gord Bailey, Fleming College
11:45 – 12:15 Grouting Procedures for "Killing the borehole"
Mark Duckworth, Baroid
12:15 – 12:45 O. Reg 98/12 Compliance Requirements
Warren Lusk, MOE
12:45 – 1:30 LUNCH
1:30 – 3:00 Drilling Demonstration for O. Reg 98/12 compliance
The workshop is being held at the Kortright Centre in Woodbridge, Ont., and is open to OGA members and non-members. The fee is $150 per person, with lunch provided. For a full detailed agenda and to purchase your admission, visit: http://ontariogeothermal.ca/content/ontario-geothermal-workshop