About the International Association of Geophysical Contractors

Founded in 1971, The International Association of Geophysical Contractors (IAGC) is the global trade association for the geophysical and exploration industry, the cornerstone of the energy industry. The IAGC optimizes the business and regulatory climate and enhances public understanding to support a strong, viable geophysical and exploration industry essential to discovering and delivering the world’s energy resources.

The IAGC works vigorously on behalf of its members to advance the industry’s freedom to operate.  Considered to be the most credible and effective voice for promoting and ensuring a safe, environmentally responsible and competitive geophysical industry, the IAGC engages governments and stakeholders worldwide on issues central to geophysical operations and exploration access.

With more than 80 companies in nearly 50 countries, our membership includes 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.

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