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Federal open house discusses seismic exploration off Atlantic coast, Savannah

In an effort to mitigate public concerns about the use of seismic exploration off the Atlantic coast in the search for oil and gas, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held a pair of open house sessions Thursday in Savannah. ...
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Letter | Offshore testing not the danger to sea life many claim

Much has been written in recent years about the prospect of conducting marine seismic surveys in the waters off the Atlantic Coast. Unfortunately, some of that information is either at odds with published scientific data on marine mammals or neglects ...

Wednesday's Letters: Support for seismic testing

SEISMIC TESTING Mitigation is possible Responding to Ron Littlepage’s column “Thanks to Obama, our coast is in danger,” Vets4Energy, a national organization of military veterans, believes the nation is more secure if we are less dependent on foreign oil. To ...

BOEM on the Marine Mammal Protection Act

  Dear Reader:   In August 2014, BOEM published a Science Note addressing a few fundamentals about impacts of seismic air gun surveys on marine mammal populations. The surveys are used to characterize sub-seabed geology, including oil and gas resources but ...

BOEM on the MMPA

  Dear Reader:   In August 2014, BOEM published a Science Note addressing a few fundamentals about impacts of seismic air gun surveys on marine mammal populations. The surveys are used to characterize sub-seabed geology, including oil and gas resources but ...

Obama Administration Should Abide by All of the Above Approach to Energy

The administration released in late January its draft five-year plan for offshore oil and gas leasing, the game plan for what areas will be open for exploration and how they will be managed. By no small coincidence, opponents of offshore ...

Annual Meeting Update: New Speakers Added!

  IAGC is excited to announce the addition of Richard Lunam, VP of Exploration and Production for North America at ConocoPhillips, to our already impressive lineup of speakers for the 2015 annual meeting!  REGISTER NOW!

IAGC Urges Action on Existing Atlantic Seismic Survey Permits in the Wake of New Energy Proposal

Houston, TX - Ken Wells, President of the International Association of Geophysical Contractors, today issued the following statement regarding the Interior Department’s Five-Year Oil and Gas Leasing Plan for the US OCS: “Today, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) ...

Obama expected to allow drilling in Atlantic

By Zack Colman | January 23, 2015 | 5:00 am President Obama is expected to allow drilling in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in three decades in a draft plan that could be released as early as next ...

IAGC 44th Annual Meeting COUNTDOWN BEGINS

IAGC 44th Annual Meeting COUNTDOWN BEGINS Registration is open now! Join representatives from more than 150 member companies worldwide at the most important event for the association.   Our impressive lineup of speaker for this year's meeting includes:   Chris ...

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