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Are we going to get Geothermal?

Just come right out and tell us what is exactly happening

Call me a skeptic,  but I found Min. Kirnon’s address/remarks on the ZJB News last night and also listening to the recording in your MNI, was simply unacceptable.

With something so vitally important to the future of Montserrat at stake, I found him to be lackadaisical, and beyond my comprehension.

He should come right out and tell us what the appraisal of Well #1 was, because we were told since the middle of last year that in three months we would be told of the findings/values of the content; minerals; temperature and flow rate, which would tell us what MW’s and type of system (Steam or Binary) we would be able to get.

They/he/DFID/PWD director then told us by year end, then it was later changed to the end of January, because they are massaging Well #2, then the report was to be presented by the end of February, now is the second week of March, now last night Min. Kirnon, told us that another report on minerals in the water will be given by July? Why?

I heard from a reliable source in London that DFID has written off Geothermal for Montserrat !!?

Then there was a delay because the Well #2 had to go deeper and they reduced the well bore pipe to a 4″ pipe, because the well digging machine could not safely turn a larger bore pipe that deep down.

Now a 4″ pipe cannot be used as a production well on any geothermal plant of any magnitude, eg.. more than 1MW max.

Eventual delays on top of delays, just come right out and tell us what is exactly happening!! Are we going to get Geothermal?

Min. Kirnon is telling us that there is no rush (So to speak) as we cannot do anything until the Indian built Power Plant is completed, and installed.

Min. Kirnon, we can start right now (If DFID is really giving us Geothermal) to select the Geothermal plant and start constructing it now.

Come Clean and let the Montserrat Public both here and abroad know, it is our right to know.

Capt. John

 

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Just come right out and tell us what is exactly happening

Call me a skeptic,  but I found Min. Kirnon’s address/remarks on the ZJB News last night and also listening to the recording in your MNI, was simply unacceptable.

With something so vitally important to the future of Montserrat at stake, I found him to be lackadaisical, and beyond my comprehension.

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He should come right out and tell us what the appraisal of Well #1 was, because we were told since the middle of last year that in three months we would be told of the findings/values of the content; minerals; temperature and flow rate, which would tell us what MW’s and type of system (Steam or Binary) we would be able to get.

They/he/DFID/PWD director then told us by year end, then it was later changed to the end of January, because they are massaging Well #2, then the report was to be presented by the end of February, now is the second week of March, now last night Min. Kirnon, told us that another report on minerals in the water will be given by July? Why?

I heard from a reliable source in London that DFID has written off Geothermal for Montserrat !!?

Then there was a delay because the Well #2 had to go deeper and they reduced the well bore pipe to a 4″ pipe, because the well digging machine could not safely turn a larger bore pipe that deep down.

Now a 4″ pipe cannot be used as a production well on any geothermal plant of any magnitude, eg.. more than 1MW max.

Eventual delays on top of delays, just come right out and tell us what is exactly happening!! Are we going to get Geothermal?

Min. Kirnon is telling us that there is no rush (So to speak) as we cannot do anything until the Indian built Power Plant is completed, and installed.

Min. Kirnon, we can start right now (If DFID is really giving us Geothermal) to select the Geothermal plant and start constructing it now.

Come Clean and let the Montserrat Public both here and abroad know, it is our right to know.

Capt. John