Enhanced Exploration Tools Help Locate New Mineral Deposits in British Columbia

Vancouver, BC – June 18, 2019 – Four new Geoscience BC minerals research projects will advance the innovative technologies and geoscience knowledge needed to identify new natural resource development opportunities in British Columbia. The projects will help locate and characterize new deposits of the metals and minerals required for a cleaner and greener future economy […]

Geoscience BC Issues New Call for Energy Research Proposals

Vancouver, BC – June 12, 2019 – Two requests for energy research proposals call for high quality public earth science projects relating to oil and gas development in British Columbia. Projects resulting from the requests for proposals (RFPs) will play an important role in meeting Geoscience BC’s strategic objective Facilitating Responsible Natural Resource Development. Details […]

Valuable BC Rock Collections Digitized for Access and Preservation

Vancouver, BC – June 11, 2019 – Geoscience BC has launched two new projects that will use advanced technologies to photograph, animate and preserve rock, mineral and fossil collections from important sites across British Columbia. The Below BC Geological Association (Below BC) and the Smithers Exploration Group (SEG) are starting new projects that will catalogue […]

Collaboration Agreement Between Geoscience BC and Tahltan Central Government

Vancouver and Dease Lake, BC – May 31, 2019 – A Collaboration Agreement between the Tahltan Central Government (TCG) and Geoscience BC sets out how the organizations will work together on completed, ongoing and potential future Geoscience BC earth science research in Tahltan Territory in northwestern BC. Under the agreement, the TCG and Geoscience BC […]

CLOSED: Energy – Oil & Gas – Requests for Proposals 2019

New Project Continues Ground Movement Potential Assessment for Fort St. John and Dawson Creek Area

  View Presentation from Project Open House Meeting: May 29th, 2019, Dawson Creek Vancouver, BC – May 14, 2019 – Geoscience BC has launched a new project to assess the potential amplification of ground movement associated with earthquakes generated by hydraulic fracturing and fluid injection in an area around Fort St. John and Dawson Creek […]

CLOSED: Minerals – Request for Proposals – Vancouver Island North Project Airborne Magnetic and Radiometric Survey

Geoscience BC Receives $5 Million in Bridge Funding to Continue Minerals, Energy and Water Research

Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall with Geoscience BC President and CEO Gavin C. Dirom and Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer Carlos Salas   Vancouver, BC – May 9, 2019 – Geoscience BC thanks the provincial government for granting $5 million in one-year bridge funding to support earth science research in […]

Geoscience BC Welcomes Brady Clift, P.Geo., Manager, Minerals

  Vancouver, BC – May 6, 2019 – Geoscience BC welcomes Brady Clift to the new position of Manager, Minerals today. Brady is a registered professional geologist with a bachelor’s degree in earth science and an advanced diploma in GIS Application. Reporting to Gavin C. Dirom, President & CEO, and providing technical support to Christa […]

Hitting the Right Spot: New Research to Improve Energy Exploration in BC

Vancouver, BC – April 18, 2019 – A new report released by Geoscience BC today summarizes the results of a multi-year research project examining the complex network of tiny fractures and pores that store and transport gas and liquid hydrocarbons in fine-grained sediments, using samples and data from oil and gas production areas in northeastern […]