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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 ...

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 ...

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