At the IAGC 48th Annual Conference in Houston on 25th February, the members elected Magne Reiersgard of PGS as the new 2019 – 2021 Chairman. Magne Reiersgard has previously served as the organization's vice chairman.
IAGC is the global trade association for the geophysical and exploration industry. The organization has more than 80 member companies in 50+ countries worldwide. These include onshore and offshore survey operators and acquisition companies, data and processing providers, exploration and production companies, equipment and software manufacturers, industry suppliers, and service providers.
The IAGC works vigorously on behalf of its members to advance the industry’s freedom to operate, engaging with governments and stakeholders worldwide on issues central to geophysical operations and exploration access.
The IAGC supports and fosters science and risk-based regulations consistent with existing practices that are proven to be environmentally responsible, effective and operationally feasible.
The IAGC vision is to be the most credible and effective voice for promoting and ensuring a safe, environmentally responsible and competitive geophysical and exploration industry.