EnerGeo Alliance Committees

Global Data Licensing Committee

The Global Data Licensing Committee represents the worldwide EnerGeo Alliance membership and provides input and guidance on EnerGeo Alliance’s position and strategy regarding industry, governmental and legal developments relating to data disclosure and confidentiality regulations, intellectual property rights and licensing practices as they affect the non-exclusive (“speculative”) geophysical data business. This committee produces and maintains recommended guidelines and model contractual language – including the EnerGeo Alliance Guidelines for Geophysical Data-Use Licenses. The committee educates government and industry on data licensing issues and provides a forum for debate through appropriate conferences and workshops on the subject. The committee is also responsible for overseeing related workgroups for key priorities and objectives.

Global Legal Committee

The Global Legal Committee represents the worldwide EnerGeo Alliance membership and provides recommendations and oversight to legal actions in response to final regulatory initiatives and other issues, as needed, and provides broad input and advice into issues and projects with legal implications, including any future review and update of EnerGeo Alliance’s anti-trust and competition policies.

Workgroups

Global HSSE Committee

The Global Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) Committee represents the worldwide EnerGeo Alliance membership and provides input and guidance on EnerGeo Alliance’s position and strategy regarding health, safety, security, and environment issues impacting the energy geoscience industry, identifies and promotes the use of best practices, and establishes HSSE standards and guidelines for the EnerGeo Alliance. The committee is also responsible for overseeing related workgroups for key priorities and objectives.

IAGC
Americas Committee

Americas Committee

The Americas Committee addresses the issues of importance to member companies with operations in North, Central, and South Americas and the Caribbean. The Americas Committee provides the opportunity for EnerGeo Alliance Members to discuss and address governmental and operating issues affecting geophysical exploration in the Americas and develop operating standards, best practices, and recommended procedures to enhance geophysical efficiency and effectiveness.

Asia Pacific Committee

Asia Pacific Committee

The Asia-Pacific Committee addresses the issues of importance to member companies with operations in the Asia-Pacific Region. The Committee provides the opportunity for EnerGeo Alliance Members to discuss and address governmental and operating issues affecting geophysical exploration in the region and develop operating standards, best practices, and recommended procedures to enhance geophysical efficiency and effectiveness.

EAME Committee

EAME Committee

The EAME Committee addresses the issues of importance to member companies with operations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The EAME Committee provides the opportunity for EnerGeo Alliance Members to discuss and address governmental and operating issues affecting geophysical exploration in the EAME region and develop operating standards, best practices, and recommended procedures to enhance geophysical efficiency and effectiveness.

Workgroups

Norway | OGA | Africa

EnerGeo Alliance Seismic Efficiency Initiative

The EnerGeo Alliance Seismic Efficiency Initiative was established in 2019 by EnerGeo Alliance Governing Members and Industry Partners to develop specific counsel-approved initiatives, best practices and standards, to promote environmental protection, safety and efficiency within the energy geoscience industry.

EnerGeo Alliance Standing Workgroups

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

EnerGeo Alliance Issues Workgroups

EnerGeo Alliance Workgroups convene to address specific energy geoscience industry issues to achieve a goal as outlined by the respective group and within the scope and mission of the EnerGeo Alliance.

Antitrust Statement:
The EnerGeo Alliance believes that fair and open competition among energy geoscience companies, their vendors and customers, is the best means to foster and promote a vigorous and growing energy geoscience industry. The Policy of the EnerGeo Alliance is to comply with all applicable laws, and its meetings shall not be used as a forum or an occasion to exchange confidential competitively sensitive information or to reach or attempt to reach any understanding or agreement among competitors—whether written or oral, formal or informal, express or implied—that would violate U.S., European or other applicable antitrust or competition laws.

Whereas the EnerGeo Alliance engages in a variety of beneficial activities, including development of proposed standards and collection of industry statistical data, and routinely takes positions on regulatory issues designed to benefit the industry as a whole in its engagement with governments and regulatory bodies around the world, the EnerGeo Alliance, including its committees, Directors, staff, and consultants acting on the EnerGeo Alliance’s behalf, shall not attempt to influence or solicit discussion on any individual member’s commercial decisions or plans, especially where there is or may be competition between members.

Our members must at all times (before, during, or after a meeting) refrain from discussing any confidential, commercially sensitive information, the exchange of which could impact competition in the marketplace.

Infringement of antitrust or competition laws can have serious consequences for the individual, the company he/she represents or for the Association itself. Members are reminded that they cannot discuss issues outside of the previously circulated and revised agenda. If any member considers that a discussion can be interpreted as sensitive from the perspective of the antitrust or competition law, that discussion topic will end.