Shallow Unconventional Cretaceous Shale Gas Project, southwestern Manitoba: the Manitoba Geological Survey’s research on gas-bearing shale puts Manitoba on Canada’s unconventional gas map.
Three Forks Formation, southwestern Manitoba: The Manitoba Geological Survey’s research has spurred new oil exploration targets, increasing provincial revenue in royalty and taxes, land sales, and job creation.
Newfoundland and Labrador
The Geological Atlas of Saskatchewan – since 1998 the Saskatchewan Geological Survey has helped the exploration industry access a wealth of digital maps and data through the Geological Atlas of Saskatchewan DVD and website
The Middle Bakken of Southeast Saskatchewan – research by geologists at the Saskatchewan Geological Survey (SGS) helped to kick-start, and continues, the development of the Bakken play in southeastern Saskatchewan.
Reports and Presentations
Geomapping for Energy and Minerals (GEM)
Mineral Incentive Programs
Federal/Provincial/Territorial Mineral Exploration and Mining Incentive Programs 2015
The evaluation of the Southern Australia plan for Accelerating Exploration (PACE). Report prepared by Economic Consulting Services for the Department of Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy April 2014.
Resources for Future Generations
Role of Geological Surveys
Collaboration between Canada’s geological surveys - past, present and future programs. Presentation by Steve Rowins to the American Association of State Geologists in Vancouver, British Columbia, October 21st 2014
Government geoscience to support mineral exploration: public policy rational and impact. Report prepared for Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada by J. Murray Duke March 2010.
Public geoscience for private exploration. Presentation by Murray Duke at a PDAC-NRCan industry workshop in Vancouver April 15, 2014.
Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI)
GEOSCAN feed for Targeted Geoscience Initiative 4 (TGI 4) reports, publications, abstracts and presentations
TGI-4 Ore Systems Synthesis