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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 ...

Gisiner Named IAGC Director of Marine Environment Science and Biology

Dr. Robert “Bob” Gisiner will join the IAGC staff in Houston, TX US as Director Marine Environment Science/Biology 1 July 2014.  He will be support IAGC’s strategy to address critical science and policy issues related to sound in the marine ...

IAGC Submits Comments on Trinidad & Tobago – Draft Seismic Survey Guidelines

On 16 May, IAGC filed formal comments on draft guidelines from the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) of Trinidad and Tobago addressing the management and mitigation to marine life from offshore seismic surveys.  On 20 April, a set of draft documents ...

Overview of Seismic Operations Video

NOAA Fisheries Extends Comment Period for Proposed New Jersey Seismic Survey

On 17 March 2014, NMFS announced notice of a proposed issuance of an Incidental Harassment Authorization (Authorization) to the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF), to take marine mammals, by harassment incidental to conducting ...

IAGC Companies Present 2013 Safety Statistics

IAGC has collected and compiled land and marine safety statistics since 1998. The objective of collecting the data is to encourage all members to continually improve their safety performance. The data collected helps member companies to identify those areas in ...

IAGC and OGP Hold Another Successful HSE & Security Forum

The spring IAGC/OGP Joint HSE & Security Forum was held 15th and 16th April 2014 in Houston, Texas. The Forum was hosted by Chevron. There were more than 100 participants – great attendance from IAGC and OGP members! Presentations by ...

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