Jacobs secures contract for work on 110 MW geothermal plant in Indonesia

United States-based Jacobs has secured a contract from PT Geo Dipa Energi (GDE) to serve as a subsurface project management consultant for a 110 MW geothermal power plant expansion project in Indonesia.

The project involves capacity expansion of the Dieng and Patuha geothermal power plants in Java from 110 MW to 220 MW.Under the terms of the contract, the company will undertake geoscientific study of the geothermal resource, including the review of conceptual reservoir model and development strategy, well targeting, geological prognosis, and well programming, alongside the development of the drilling strategy and drilling risk mitigation.The two geothermal facilities are the first of their type to be financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) under a direct lending scheme.