News: May 2011

Short Course VI on Exploration for Geothermal Resources to be held in Kenya in October and November 2011 - 31.5.2011

United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme (UNU-GTP) in Iceland, Geothermal Development Company, Kenya (GDC) and Kenya Electricity Generating Company, Ltd. (KenGen) will be hosting “Short Course VI on Exploration for Geothermal Resources”, to be held at Lake Bogoria Hotel and at Sopa Lodge, Naivasha, Kenya, 27 October – 18 November, 2011. Read more

Programme for Dreki Area Pre-Round Introduction in Stavanger - 27.5.2011

The programme for the pre-round introduction of the upcoming licensing round for the Dreki Area, is now available on the web-site of the NEA.

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Place names around Iceland in the Iceland Continental Shelf Portal - 11.5.2011

The National Energy Authority has published place names in the sea and on the seafloor around Iceland along with new names for the Dreki Area and the Aegir Basin, but those remote areas have few pre-existing place names. The place names are based on reports by Haukur Jóhannesson that were written at Iceland GeoSurvey for the National Energy Authority. These are shown as two layers; on the one hand, as a map layer, and, on the other hand, as points which give access to further information on the individual place names. Read more