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The Maritime Seismic and Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Forum

The Maritime Seismic and Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Forum is an initiative of IAGC Brazil – International Association of Geophysical Contractors. Lectures, studies and technical presentations were exhibited between the 6th and 8th of October, 2014 at the Schlumberger BRGC ...

Setting the Record Straight on Seismic

Jaime Checa, the current president of AAPG Affiliated Society Asociación Colombiana de Geólogos y Geofísicos del Petróleo (ACGGP), is dedicating his presidency, and much of his free time, to combatting misinformation related to seismic acquisition in Colombia. “I feel tremendous ...

IAGC Responds to Inaccurate Oceana Claims

  Seismic Misstatements This letter is in response to Oceana’s Sept. 29 letter to The Hill titled, “Consider all risks that come with new offshore drilling” and its claims about seismic surveys. Over the recent months, there have been several ...

IAGC Announces New President

Houston, TX. – After a three-month long search process, the International Association of Geophysical Contractors (IAGC) Board of Directors today announced that Ken Wells has been named as the organization’s president. Mr. Wells come to IAGC with a diverse career ...

Feds Debunk Offshore Seismic Survey Misinformation

  The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management  released a strong debunking of misinformation on seismic surveys on Friday.  Affirming its position regarding the Atlantic Record of Decision, the Bureau provided a “Science behind the Decision” brief and Answers to Frequently ...

Report on BGP’s Corporate Social Responsibility

For more than two decades since BGP first entered the international market in early 1990s, it has been adhering to its corporate objective of “Contribution in Energy, Creation of harmony” as well as the corporate principles of “honor, creativity, performance, ...

IAGC Hosts July 23rd Workshop: Manmade Sound & Its Impact on Marine Life

  IAGC hosts July 23rd workshop: Manmade Sound, Its Impact on Marine Life, and Why the Seismic Industry Should Pay Attention Find out more information and register for the Workshop HERE. Space is limited, so please register quickly.

IAGC Files Comments on IFC Draft Revised Noise Guidelines for Offshore Oil and Gas Development

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the branch of the World Bank that works with the private sector, is in the process of revising its Offshore Oil and Gas Development Guidelines.  The guidelines pertain to the environmental safeguards recommended by the ...

IAGC Releases the First of One-Minute Videos for Public Use

IAGC has released the first of three one-minute videos to provide overview of seismic operations.  The video, Seismic Operations Overview, may be used at public meetings, with elected officials or regulators to provide a top-level explanation of how seismic surveys ...

IAGC Global HSSE Committee Has New Leadership

Chris Griffin (Polarcus) was unanimously elected as Chairman at the recent Global HSSE Steering Committee meeting. Also elected were Scott Platz (Seabed Geosolutions) as 1st Vice Chairman and Jean Monerol (CGG) as 2nd Vice Chairman. Chris, Scott and Jean will ...

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