Aussie explorers welcome UK government data dump

THE UK Oil and Gas Authority have released an unprecedented amount of data in an effort to encourage offshore exploration in the North Sea.

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Semi submersible rig sitting in the North Sea. Image obtained: BP media collection

The authority has released over 130 terabytes of freely-available well, geophysical, field and infrastructure data on a new online platform called the Oil & Gas National Data Repository.