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2/18/2016 Press Release
IAGC Announces 2016 Slate of Officers


IAGC Announces 2016 Slate of Officers


Houston, TX— February 18, 2016 —

The International Association of Geophysical Contractors (IAGC) announced its officers for 2016 at its 45th Annual Conference yesterday. The officers are Roger Keyte of Fairfield Nodal, Chairman and Secretary; Maurice Nessim of WesternGeco, Vice-Chairman; Robert Hobbs of TGS, Past-Chairman; and Carlos De La Garza of CGG, Treasurer. Officers serve a one-year term from February 2016 to February 2017.

The elected officers join the board members already serving and elected to a new two-year term: James Bogardus (Geokinetics), Tim Brooks (Geokinetics), Marianne Lefdal (CGG), Colin Murdoch (CGG), Richard Price (Polarcus), Magne Reiersgard (PGS), Shawn Rice (ION), Craig Walker (Geokinetics) and Huasheng Zheng (BGP International).

"We’re very appreciative of the time and talent we’re able to access with our board," said Nikki Martin, President of IAGC. "We have a very strong leadership in place and are extremely pleased with these elected officers. I know their service will provide tremendous benefits to the board and the IAGC as a whole in advancing the mission of the IAGC."

Representing more than 125 member companies worldwide from all segments of the geophysical industry, the IAGC is the only trade organization solely dedicated to representing the industry. It is the leader in geophysical technical and operations expertise and for more than 45 years, the IAGC has worked to optimize the business and regulatory climate and enhances public understanding to support a strong, viable geophysical industry essential to discovering and delivering the world’s energy resources.


About IAGC

IAGC is the international trade association representing companies that provide geophysical services, geophysical data acquisition, seismic data ownership and licensing, geophysical data processing and interpretation, and associated service and product providers to the oil and gas industry. More information available at


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