De Lier, drilling for geothermal energy

May 2014, De Lier, the Netherlands

Tuesday 20th of May the drilling of the geothermal doublet for V.O.F. Geothermie de Lier has started by spudding the first well LIR-GT-01. Drilling contractor is KCA Deutag using its T-49 rig.

The doublet will consist of the two wells LIR-GT-01 & LIR-GT-02 and are deployed for the heating of greenhouses. The greenhouses cover in total an area of circa 50 hectare and are mainly used for growing tomatoes.

V.O.F. Geothermie de Lier is a cooperation between Harting Holland and A. de Bruijn & Zn. BV.

The reservoir target is the Delft Sandstone which is well known as a geothermal reservoir in this region. WEP provides well engineering, project management services and wellsite supervision.