Engineering Services for Geothermal Energy Drilling | Mannvit

Mannvit has been involved in geothermal energy projects in Iceland for over 50 years, participating in all the major projects.

Mannvit’s drilling services team consists of highly experienced professionals in drilling programs, well design, downhole pumps, fluid handling, drill pads, geology and reservoir engineering. The team provides both drilling consulting as well as on-site supervision. We emphasize health, safety and the environment in all our operations.

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Mannvit’s drilling team has been involved in geothermal drilling for decades, resulting in comprehensive experience and lessons learned in harsh drilling environments with extreme temperatures, corrosive fluids, scaling and extreme loss of circulation (LOC).


  • Well prognosis
  • Well siting and pad preparation
  • Well design
  • Bid preparation and tender evaluation
  • Procurement
  • Drilling supervision
  • Well testing
  • Well logging
  • Mud logging – on site geology
  • Stimulation
  • Inspections of rigs, equipment materials
  • Well work-over programs

Geothermal project developers are aware of the importance of risk mitigation during the most important phases of their development.  Successfully connecting the well to the geothermal aquifer is amongst the most important tasks undertaken during the project implementation.  This will determine the success of the whole project.

Owing to the long history of geothermal utilization in Iceland, Mannvit has amassed significant expertise in drilling engineering and experience in this unique field, which is not directly transferable from other industries.  Mannvit offers over 5 decades of experience in providing engineering services for geothermal drilling as well as acting as the client’s representative during third party drilling.

Mannvit is an international consulting firm offering engineering, consulting, management, operational and EPCM services. Mannvit is a leader in geothermal power development with over five decades of experience in developing geothermal resources. The company offers a comprehensive suite of design and consulting services that can take a project from start to finish.

Drilling supervision and well design of more than 200 geothermal wells


Hinrik Árni Bóason

Engineer Geothermal

+354 422 3125

Kristinn Ingason

Discipline Manger, Geothermal Energy

+354 422 3122