Geophysical Association Articles

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Two IAGC Member Companies to Receive Prestigious Technology Award at 2014 Arctic Technology Conference

  ION Geophysical and Fugro are set to receive the 2014 Spotlight on Arctic Technology Award during the Artic Technology Conference in Houston, TX, US 10 - 12 February, 2014.   Each year, the Conference recognizes companies for innovative new products ...
Category: commercial | Sub Category: general

CGGVeritas buys Fugro Geoscience Division

  CGGVeritas, the world’s largest geophysical contractor, has agreed to buy Fugro’s seismic division for $1.6 billion, to benefit from a forecast recovery in survey rates. The global seismic survey business, is set to improve as oil companies increase offshore ...
Category: commercial | Sub Category: general

Timeshare Task Force Holds Initial Meeting

  The inaugural meeting of a Task Force to address timeshare issue for marine geophysical operations was held on 8 February 2012. The meeting was hosted by PGS at its Weybridge, UK offices. Representatives from PGS, CGGVeritas, Dolphin Geophysical, Fugro, ...
Category: commercial | Sub Category: timeshare_taskforce

IAGC Launches GeophysicsRocks! Website

The recent Australia and US Gulf of Mexico oil spills have prompted governments and the worldwide public to question operational safety and the environmental guidelines governing offshore oil and gas operations (see April, 2011 article in OPG’s Newsletter titled “OGP ...
Walt Rosenbusch
(713) 957-8080
Category: commercial | Sub Category: comms_initiative

New Statement of Principles on Security of Seismic Operations

The International Association of Geophysical Contractors, IAGC, Announces a New Statement of Principles on Security of Seismic Operations. Commencing in 2002 IAGC members have adopted a series of Statements of Principles (SOPs) which address those contractual areas between geophysical contractors ...
Barry Authers
+44 (0)1732 743025
Category: commercial | Sub Category: statement of principles

EAME Chapter

Statements of Principles Presentation   Mike Golding offered a PowerPoint presentation on the Statements of Principles (SOPs) at the September 8 EAME Executive meeting.  The SOPs address controversial commercial issues and offer guidelines and samples of contractual language.  The presentation ...
Nicole Starr
Category: commercial | Sub Category: statement of principles

Statements of Principles

All of the Contracting for Geophysical Acquisition Services SOPs have now been reviewed and revisions are now posted. Here is the full list of IAGC's Statements of Principles.
Nicole Starr
Category: commercial | Sub Category: statement of principles

E-Procurement & Bidding Procedures

There is little disagreement in the industry concerning the benefits to be gained by using e-procurement to expedite the overall bidding and invoicing process.  However, there is general seismic industry disagreement to any process that adds additional cost or tends ...
Nicole Starr
Category: commercial | Sub Category: guidance

Revamped Geophysical Industry Trade Group Takes First Steps To Address Commercial Issues

HOUSTON, Texas, May 8, 2002 – Following six consecutive years of business losses, the geophysical industry – led by the International Association of Geophysical Contractors (IAGC) – is taking steps to draw attention to the serious consequences facing future oil ...
Nicole Starr
Category: commercial | Sub Category: educational

Seismic Industry in Tough Spot

An article from AAPG's website.
Nicole Starr
Category: commercial | Sub Category: educational

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