Lithium Potential in Northeast BC Mapped by New Geoscience BC Research

Geoscience BC and researchers from Canadian Discovery are planning a webinar to present research findings in the week of March 25, 2024. To register your interest, email info@geosciencebc.com   Vancouver, BC – February 29, 2024 – New research from Geoscience BC shows potential locations and concentrations of the critical metal lithium in British Columbia’s Northeast […]

Geoscience BC Seeks Data Partners to Define Northeast BC Carbon Storage Potential

Vancouver, BC – February 8, 2024 – Geoscience BC is calling on Northeast BC energy industry partners to share access to their data which can be repurposed to further understand carbon storage potential in the region. The request is for Geoscience BC’s new Northeast BC Granite Wash Carbon Storage Assessment project, which aims to better […]

Critical Minerals in Mine Tailings and Waste Rock Focus of New Geoscience BC Study

Vancouver, BC – January 22, 2024 – A new Geoscience BC collaborative program is supporting innovation in mineral exploration and development with a province-wide study to highlight where potential concentrations of critical metals and minerals may be found in mine tailings and waste rock. Critical minerals and metals are essential for technologies – such as […]

Report: BC Coalfields May Become Critical Minerals Source

Vancouver, BC – January 22, 2024 – A new report released by Geoscience BC indicates the potential for coalfields in British Columbia’s East Kootenays to host elevated concentrations of rare earth elements. Rare earth elements (REEs), a group of elements with uses in technologies such as turbines and electric motors, are important to Canada’s transition […]

2023 Geoscience BC Minerals and Energy Research Summaries Now Available

Vancouver, BC – January 22, 2024 – Research papers summarizing Geoscience BC minerals and energy research projects and scholarships are now available in the Summary of Activities 2023 volume.   The Summary of Activities 2023 (Geoscience BC Report 2024-01) contains eleven technical papers from ongoing Geoscience BC projects and the Geoscience BC Scholarship Program 2023 recipients. Nine […]

New Geoscience BC Collaboration to Help Guide Carbon Storage Decisions in Central and Northern BC

Vancouver, BC – January 16, 2024 – A new Geoscience BC geological carbon capture and storage (CCS) project will assess potential for storing carbon emissions in parts of central and northern British Columbia. The project will provide essential public and foundational geological research needed to inform a transition to a net-zero emissions economy. Geoscience BC […]

Geoscience BC Quarterly eNews | Updates on Geoscience BC projects, research, membership, and more.

Vancouver – January 11, 2024 – This quarterly update from Geoscience BC covers the October to December quarter and provides the latest update on Geoscience BC research, Project Concepts, membership and more.   View Quarterly eNews Update About Geoscience BC Geoscience BC’s independent, public geoscience is a first link in the supply chain for Canada’s […]

Geoscience BC at AME Roundup 2024

Geoscience BC will be at the AME Roundup 2024 conference from January 22 to 25, 2024 at Booth #1310 to share information about newly completed research, a new critical minerals and metals research project and our popular membership and sponsorship program. The transition to net-zero emissions and supply security issues are increasing interest in British Columbia’s natural […]

Geoscience BC Geothermal Study Zooms-in on Kootenay Lake Area Geothermal Potential

Project lead Gord MacMahon will present an online technical talk to the Canadian Energy Geoscience Association on March 27, 2024. Details will be confirmed in early March. Vancouver, BC – January 9, 2024 – A new report published by Geoscience BC provides further evidence of a potential geothermal direct-heat source near Kootenay Lake in BC’s Southeast […]

Extended Agreement Secures Ongoing Seismicity Monitoring and Reporting

Vancouver, BC – December 14, 2023 – Seismic events related to natural gas development (hydraulic fracturing and wastewater disposal) will continue to be monitored and published in British Columbia’s Northeast Region thanks to the extension of a Geoscience BC and BC Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society (BC OGRIS) funding partnership into 2024. The BC […]

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