Big DEAL for UK (December 1999)

The Digital Energy Atlas and Library call for pre-qualification is out. The aim is to provide a metadata index of data available on the UK continentalshelf.

Formerly known as Data Environment for LIFT (See PDM Vol. 4 N 11), the new DEAL will initially be a high-level index of who owns what UKCS data. Interested parties will be able to surf through to data vendor websites to acquire real data.

incumbents

The intent is to serve, not only incumbents who wish to trade data, but also newcomers, interested in evaluating UK exploration. DEAL will be the new vehicle for DTI data release. DEAL has DTI, UKOOA and Industry backing.

call

The vision is of access to all UKCS data via one portal, with e-commerce enabled data delivery. Interested parties can pre-qualify on www.ukdeal.co.uk/prequal/pre-qual.htm.

Click here to comment on this article

If your browser does not work with the MailTo button, send mail to pdm@oilit.com with PDM_V_3.3_9912_2 as the subject. Copyright 2000 The Data Room - all rights reserved.

© Oil IT Journal - all rights reserved.