Dick Benoit, M.Sc
Dick Benoit, M.Sc. is a geologist by training (BS. 1970, MS 1972) who has worked primarily in the geothermal industry since 1974. He is the primary author or coauthor on over 60 publications on all aspects of geothermal exploration, resource development and management and continues to actively publish papers, primarily on Nevada geothermal resources.

His geothermal expertise ranges from preliminary greenfields exploration to the day to day management of declining resources and includes management of drilling projects ranging from a wide variety of shallow temperature gradient holes to slim holes and large diameter high-temperature production and injection wells.

He has extensive international experience in North America, Central America, South America, and Africa and is the principal in Sustainable Solutions, a consulting company he founded in 2000. Through Sustainable Solutions he has also advised the U. S. Department of Energy on various geothermal projects for the past 17 years.

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