Maibarara Geothermal Area

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Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Sto Tomas, Batangas

Exploration Region: Philippines Geothermal Region

GEA Development Phase: Operational
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Coordinates: 14.0683°, 121.1758°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 268°C
541.15 K
514.4 °F
974.07 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 6.1km3
6,100,000,000 m³
1.463 mi³
215,419,466,998.1 ft³
7,978,498,775.9 yd³
6,099,999,999,999.999 L

Mean Capacity: 20 MW
20,000 kW
20,000,000 W
20,000,000,000 mW
0.02 GW
2.0e-5 TW

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History and Infrastructure

Operating Power Plants: 0

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Developing Power Projects: 0

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Exploration History

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Reservoir Temp (Geothermometry):

Reservoir Temp (Measured): 268°C
541.15 K
514.4 °F
974.07 °R

Sanyal Classification (Reservoir):

Depth to Top of Reservoir: 610m
0.61 km
0.379 mi
2,001.312 ft
667.102 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 3050m
3.05 km
1.895 mi
10,006.562 ft
3,335.511 yd

Average Depth to Reservoir: 1830m
1.83 km
1.137 mi
6,003.937 ft
2,001.306 yd

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Geology of the Area

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 A.C. Buban, M.F. Villadolid-Abrigo, R.B. Sta. Maria and D. Sussman. 1994. Geologic and Reservoir Model of the Maibara Geothermal Field. Proceedings of 16th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop; Makati: Philippine Geothermal Inc..
  2. 20 MW Maibarara Geothermal Power Project Starts Commercial Operations [Internet]. 02/09/2014. Ortigas Center Pasig City, Philippines. Maibarara Geothermal Inc.. [updated 2014/02/09;cited 2015/04/22]. Available from:

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