Geophysical Association Articles

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New NOIA/API Study Touts the Economic Benefits of Opening the U.S. Atlantic OCS to Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Development

  A new study released by the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) shows that opening the U.S. Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to offshore oil and natural gas development could have remarkable benefits for ...
Category: us ocs | Sub Category: general

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

Independent Scientific Review Panel Says Seismic Airguns Not the Cause of Strandings

  An independent scientific review panel in a report recently released found that seismic airguns were not the cause of stranding more than 100 melon-headed whales off the coast of Madagascar in 2008. Chip Gill, President of the International Association ...
Category: marine_enviro_research | Sub Category: general

Safety Moment: Safety, Nightclubs and the Fear Factor

  The recent nightclub fire in Brazil in which 238 people died teaches lessons in behavioral safety. Behaviors are the next safety frontier, and striving for perfection entails dealing with realities of difficult balances. This Safety Moment was taken from ...
Category: global hse | Sub Category: general

IAGC Presents at Nunavut Petroleum Workshop

  Walt Rosenbusch – IAGC VP for Projects & Issues – attended the Nunavut Petroleum Workshop on 15 – 18, October 2012. In response to IAGC members request and representing the IAGC and the geophysical industry, Rosenbusch delivered a presentation ...
Category: americas_chapter | Sub Category: general

Geophysical Industry and IAGC Mourns the Loss of a Valued Friend and Colleague

  We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Jodie Gillespie, IAGC’s Asia Pacific Chair. She died on her way home October 5, during a flight from Perth to Sydney, Australia.     Jodie was a Business Development Manager with ...
Category: asia pacific_chapter | 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

IAGC Board Elects new EAME Chapter Chair

  The Board of Directors at their 31 May 2012 meeting, unanimously elected Marianne Lefdal – Vice President Geomarkets Norway, CGGVeritas – to succeed Samantha Graycon (WesternGeco) as Chairman of IAGC’s Europe Africa and Middle East (EAME) Chapter. As part ...
Category: eame_chapter | Sub Category: general

Media incorrectly alleges seismic surveys responsible for dolphin strandings

  Two recent media reports have alleged that seismic surveys were the cause of sick, dying, and stranded dolphins. A report dated 2 April 2012 describes dolphins stranding along Louisiana's coast and relates that event to a decision by the ...
Category: americas_chapter_offshore | Sub Category: general

US BOEM Fish Workshop Scheduled

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is convening a workshop to identify gaps in our understanding of the effects of noise on marine fish, fisheries, and invertebrates.  Much focus has been placed on understanding the effects of these activities ...
Category: us ocs | Sub Category: general

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