Nevada Petroleum and Geothermal Society Monthly Dinner Meeting
SPEAKER: Chris Ellis, VP & General Manager, Coso Operating Co., LLC
TOPIC: Coso Geothermal Power Plant
DATE: Thursday, October 5, 2017
ABSTRACT: Brief geothermal introduction with an overview of the Coso facility, including a discussion of some of the issues, problems and solutions that have been encountered and managed.
BIOGRAPHY: Christopher Ellis is Vice President and General Manager for Coso Operating Company, has been at the Coso Project since 1988. During his tenure, he has held various positions with the company encompassing all aspects of facility operations, maintenance, construction, and administration. He was directly involved in the start-up on eight of the nine power plants at Coso. He obtained his formal training and education in the US Navy’s Nuclear Power Program after attending the University of Arizona.
He currently serves as President for the Boards of the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce and The Geothermal (a non-profit fund raising organization), and is a board member of the East Kern Air Pollution Control District Hearing Board, Indian Wells Valley Economic Development Corporation and The Ridgecrest Regional Hospital.
LOCATION: TAMARACK JUNCTION (NEW VENUE FOR THIS MEETING)
13101 S. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89511
Cocktail Reception 6:30 PM; Dinner Served at 7:00 PM
NPGS Members $20; Non-Members $23; Students $10
Thank you to our contributing sponsors for the dinner and cocktail reception: Premier Oilfield Service and Sinclair Well Products and Services.
RSVP is very important for an accurate count at this new venue.
Please RSVP with the following link by Tuesday, October 3:
If you find that you cannot attend, please email Vicki Ehni at email@example.com or call at 775-720-6387.
NPGS will be charged for no-shows. Thank you for your consideration.