IAGC: Atlantic OCS seismic moot point without leasing

The International Association of Geophysical Contractors applauded the US Department of the Interior’s Mar. 28 announcement that it was beginning an assessment of possible environmental impacts from future seismic surveys on the South and Mid-Atlantic US Outer Continental Shelf. “Unfortunately, this announcement is anticlimatic, now that the [Obama] administration has removed any leasing along the Atlantic seaboard from now until 2017,” IAGC Pres. Chip Gill said.

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