Opportunities for geothermal work in Hungary and Kenya

Hungary offers 35-year geothermal tenders; UNEP along with GDC of Kenya are looking for a geochemistry consultant, geophysicist consultant, and geology consultant.

Geothermal Energy Concessions, Hungary (deadline Nov. 15)
Consultancy Opportunities, GDC and UNEP, Kenya (deadlines Aug. 22)

Geothermal Energy Concessions, Hungary (deadline Nov. 15)
The National Development Ministry is offering tenders for geothermal energy, for a period of 35 years, for sites located in Jászberény, Ferencszállás and Kecskemét. The Ministry has previously stated goals diversify energy resources and secure local supply. The country also seeks to strengthen its mining industry. Deadline for the applications is November 15, with awarding of the tenders to be announced by mid-February 2014. See PUBLIC INVITATION TO TENDER FOR A CONCESSION” (PDF). The calls for proposals are published in the Official Bulletin of the Hungarian Official Gazette, two nationwide dailies, and on the homepage of the Hungarian Office for Mining and Geology (www.mbfh.hu) and the Government’s portal (www.kormany.hu), and are also available in the official languages of the European Union in the Official Journal of the European Union, (C224) (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/).

Consultancy Opportunities, GDC and UNEP, Kenya (deadlines Aug. 22)
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announces consultancy opportunities to provide geoscientific advisory services to the Geothermal Development Company (GDC) of Kenya. Deadlines for submitting applications have been extended to Thursday, August 22, 2013.

NA-13-30 – Geochemistry Consultant: UNEP desires to recruit a “Geochemistry consultant” to review the existing geochemical data (chemical, gas and isotope), guide the young geochemists of GDC in (a) taking water and gas samples from hot springs and fumaroles in Silali (ii) analyzing the samples and, (iii) data integration and processing using various geochemical sorftwares. This is with a view to develop the geochemical model for exploration well siting. In general, the Consultant will be required to re-evaluate the geochemical field data from fumaroles and hot springs with a view to developing a working conceptual model for the prospect to locate target sites for deep exploratory wells. e-mail: recruitment@unon.org; PLEASE QUOTE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO.: NA-13-30

NA-13-31 – Geophysicist Consultant: UNEP desires to recruit a “Geophysics consultant” to review the existing geophysical data (resistivity, magnetics and seismics), guide the young geophysicists of GDC in (a) using geophysical equipments, (b) new data generation, (c) data integration and processing using various geophysical sorftwares. This is with a view to develop the geophysical model for exploration well siting. In general, the Consultant will be required to provide advisory services and hands on training on geophysical data collection, processing and interpretation as well as modeling using gravity, seismic, and resistivity to GDC Geophysicists and Technicians. e-mail: recruitment@unon.org; PLEASE QUOTE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO.: NA-13-31

NA-13-32 – Geology Consultant: UNEP desires to recruit a “Geology consultant” to review the results of geological mapping of Silali geothermal prospect with a view to re-interpreting the geological model for exploration well siting. The consultant will also be required to undertake integration of geology, geochemistry and geophysical data to develop a conceptual model of the prospect with a view to locate target sites for deep exploratory wells. e-mail: recruitment@unon.org; PLEASE QUOTE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO.: NA-13-32

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