Leading collaborative petroleum and renewable energy research.

Promoting technical innovation. Building knowledge and capacity.

391
Highly Qualified Personnel
197
Research Projects
$20.1M
Leveraged
18
Partners

OERA is an independent, not-for-profit organization. We facilitate and fund collaborative petroleum and renewable energy research and development. It's our goal to enable sustainable development of Nova Scotia’s energy resources.

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Funding

We facilitate research initiatives by creating made-to-order teams of experts and maximizing funding.

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Research

We foster research and development related to petroleum and renewable energy resources and their interaction with the natural and social environment.

Upcoming

23
July
OERA Webinar Series

Natasha Morrison, Nova Scotia Department of Energy & Mines

20
August
OERA Webinar Series

Andrew Bowen, Principal Engineer & Dr. Mike Jakuba, Senior Engineer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Opportunities

Request for Proposals

Ship Charter and Equipment - 2021 Cruise

Call released June 29th, 2020

Applications due July 20th, 2020 4:00PM ADT

Request for Proposals

The Maritimes’ Net-Zero Future: A Feasibility Study of Hydrogen Production, Storage, Distribution and Use in The Maritimes

Call released June 17th, 2020

Applications due July 3rd, 2020 5:00PM ADT

Request for Proposals

RFP - Paleogeography-to-Petroleum Systems: Research Innovations for Offshore Nova Scotia (PaGeo2)

Call released May 21st, 2020

Applications due August 28th, 2020 4:00PM ADT

Request for Proposals

CLOSED - Request for Proposals - "Paleogeographic reconstruction and source rock de-risking, offshore Nova Scotia"

Call released November 26th, 2019

Applications due January 13th, 2020 5:00PM AST