ST. JOHN’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – Nalcor Energy has introduced the latest version of its Nalcor Energy Exploration Strategy System (NESS).
The web-based application is said to be the first of its kind inNewfoundland and Labrador and is available to industry, academic institutions and the general public for free, allowing interested parties to explore large amounts of data on the province’s offshore.
Jim Keating, executive vice president, Offshore Development and Corporate Services, said: “We’re taking a systematic and scientific approach to evaluatingNewfoundland and Labrador’s frontier basins.
“This proprietary system ensures key basin information is made readily available to industry to help inform key engineering, development, and operation decisions and attract further investment.”
NESS captures information from various sources, studies and reports, combining it within an interactive map that allows users to display, filter, and analyze the data in one location, providing a comprehensive insight into elements relevant to exploration and development activities offshore the province.
“The application offers easily accessible data for important exploration considerations such as historical metocean conditions, well and rock evaluation data, and reports on oil and gas resource potential,” added Dr. Richard Wright, Exploration Manager, Nalcor Energy Oil and Gas.
Nalcor developed NESS in partnership with ICI Innovations, a Newfoundland and Labrador company that provides geospatial data intelligence solutions in North America, South America, and Europe.