Connecting the world's best geoscientists to flexible exploration projects

Market your expertise on the exploration network

XCover is a rapidly growing network for geoscientists to propose and join exploration projects that tap into their specialized experience and knowledge.

Find specialized geoscientists for your explorations

Add new perspectives that drastically improve the overall quality and efficiency of your projects with help from XCover’s specialized geoscientists.

*Pilot Program

Michael Tischer

XiR Michael Tischer on joining his first XCover project

“The real advantage that I loved about XCover was using the cloud-based virtual workstation. It made the workflow more integrated and flexible from project start to finish.”

Michael Tischer, Explorer-in-Residence

PhD. in Geology, MSc in Physics

Discover Opportunities on XCover

Support an open exploration project

Support an open exploration project

Propose a new exploration project

Propose a new exploration project

Empowering global explorers

We support exploration by opening powerful data and project resources to the geoscience community.

Proprietary data access

Seismic/well data and software provided from project sponsors

Performance workstation

Extremely responsive, reliable and encrypted work environment

Ready-to-use data

Data loading, management and preparation expedites and eases workflow

Dedicated support

Continuous support for IT and data loading

XCover Capabilites


Apply for exploration projects that can run anywhere in the world at any time.


Discuss and share leading geoscience knowledge on our open community forum.


Access masterclasses, webinars and presentations from industry experts.

join our community of explorers

Join our community of explorers

Register and help expand global exploration on leading energy projects with the world’s best geoscientists.