IAGC

IAGC Structure

The IAGC provides a strategic and proactive global approach to regulatory and public engagement on behalf of the geophysical & exploration industry and manages its affairs through six standing global and regional committees that are in direct alignment with the Board of Directors and its priorities. The committees are chaired by the IAGC’s Governing Member Companies.

Global Data Licensing Committee

Provides input and guidance on IAGC recommendations and policy positions on data licensing issues impacting the multi-client seismic industry and informs IAGC’s regulatory engagement and educational efforts with government, E&P industry and other stakeholders across the IAGC regions (Americas, EAME, Asia Pacific) on these issues.

Global Legal Committee

Provides recommendations and oversight for legal actions in response to final regulatory initiatives and other issues, as needed and provides broad input and advice on issues and projects with legal implications, including review and update of IAGC’s anti-trust and competition policies.

Global HSSE Committee

Provides input and guidance on IAGC’s positions and strategies regarding health, safety, security and environment issues (HSSE) impacting the geophysical and exploration industry, identifies and promotes the use of best practices, and establishes HSSE standards and guidelines for the IAGC.

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Americas Committee

Americas Committee

Provides input and direction to the IAGC regarding key priorities in region, supports the IAGC’s monitoring and engagement of emerging issues within the Americas that may impact the industry’s freedom to operate and creates and directs workgroups that address specific active issues in North and South American continent countries to ensure consistency on overarching goals and objectives of the IAGC.

Asia Pacific Committee

Asia Pacific Committee

Provides input and direction to the IAGC regarding key priorities in region, supports the IAGC’s monitoring and engagement of emerging issues within the Asia Pacific that may impact the industry’s freedom to operate and creates and directs workgroups that address specific active issues in Asia Pacific countries to ensure consistency on overarching goals and objectives of the IAGC.

EAME Committee

EAME Committee

Provides input and direction to the IAGC regarding key priorities in region, supports the IAGC’s monitoring and engagement of emerging issues within the Europe, Africa, Middle East (EAME) region that may impact the industry’s freedom to operate and creates and directs workgroups that address specific active issues in EAME countries to ensure consistency on overarching goals and objectives of the IAGC.

IAGC Seismic Efficiency Initiative

The IAGC Seismic Efficiency Initiative was established in 2019 by IAGC Governing Members and Industry Partners to develop specific counsel-approved initiatives, best practices and standards, to promote environmental protection, safety and efficiency within the Geophysical & Exploration Industry.

Workgroups

Audit | Standardizing HSSE Specifications | Standardizing Technical & Vessel Specifications

IAGC Standing Workgroups

IAGC’s standing Committees have Standing Workgroups to ensures timely engagement and response to issues.

IAGC Issues Workgroups

IAGC Workgroups convene to address specific geophysical and exploration industry issues to achieve a goal as outlined by the respective group and within the scope and mission of the IAGC.

IAGC Structure