What is the geoportal? Silver Spring Energy Consulting Ltd. has developed a full geological reporting platform for our clients and third party consulting firms. It is a database driven platform for storing, sharing and generating standardized reports for wells as they are drilled. Version 2.0 of Geoportal was released on February 22 2021. Version 2.0 […]
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Recycling bags and vials to reduce cost and waste!
Silver Spring Energy Consulting Ltd. has partnered with Dynacore Solutions and Birchcliff Energy to re-use plastic sample vials and canvas sample bags that would otherwise waste space in storage or landfills. It may only be a small initiative, but this winter alone we will be re-using nearly 600lbs of plastic on one project alone and […]
Using UAV mounted methane sensors to to find natural gas leaks
Silver Spring Energy Consulting Ltd. is working closely with Burnt Lake Gas Coop to test and implement an aerial mounted laser methane detection system to quickly cover short segments of high pressure gas distribution lines in areas with challenging ground access due to variable terrain, underbrush and livestock. We are using our brand-new Laser Methane […]
Creating PostgreSQL Database for QGIS
QGIS has native support for geospatial databases using PostgreSQL as a back end. PostgreSQL can be fully geospatially enabled using the PostGIS extensions to allow for direct geospatial manipulation within the database itself. Installing PostgreSQL (Windows) As of this writing, the latest supported version of PostgreSQL for QGIS 3.4 is PostgreSQL 10.x. An interactive installer […]
UAV methane detection now available
We are excited to announce the acquisition of a brand-new state-of-the-art UAV mounted methane detection system. Beginning early March 2019 Silver Spring Energy Consulting Ltd. will be using a UAV mounted system to detect and map methane in the atmosphere. This system is based on Boreal Laser’s tested and industry proven laser methane detection system that has been used on manned aircraft for several years to detect pipeline leaks, and map methane emissions from agricultural and industry facilities.
For more information on how we can help you with your gas detection needs, please visit our contact page.