Multicomponent seismic technology
Seismic stratigraphy interpretation
Acquiring, processing, and interpreting downhole and surface seismic data
B.S. Physics, Oklahoma State University, 1961
M.S. Physics, Oklahoma State University, 1967
Ph.D. Physics, Oklahoma State University, 1967
Bowling Professor of Exploration Geophysics, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999–present
Western Atlas International, Houston, Texas; Vice President of Geophysical Development and Marketing for Atlas Wireline Services, 1988–1991
Phillips Petroleum Company; held positions of Geophysical Researcher, Supervisor of Seismic Interpretation Section, Director of Seismic Stratigraphy Section, Chief Geophysicist for Europe and Africa, Exploration Manager for Asia-Latin America, 1966–1988
Hardage, B. A., ed., 2000, Planning land 3-D seismic surveys: Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Geophysical Developments Series No. 9, 204 p.
Hardage, B. A., 2000, Vertical seismic profiling: principles: third updated and revised edition: New York, Pergamon, Seismic Exploration, v. 14, 552 p.
Hardage, B. A., and Remington, R. L., 1999, 3-D seismic stratal-surface concepts applied to the interpretation of a fluvial channel system deposited in a high-accommodation environment: Geophysics, v. 64, no. 2, p. 609–620.
Hardage, B. A., 1991, Crosswell seismology and reverse VSP: Castelnau-le-Lez, France, Geophysical Press, 304 p.
Hardage, B. A., 1987, Seismic stratigraphy: Amsterdam, Elsevier, 432 p.
Editor, Geophysics, 1993–1995
Member, Executive Committee, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, 1993–1995
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 1995–1998
Member, Organizing Committee, Society of Exploration Geophysicists Development and Production Forum, 1990–present
Chairman, Technical Program Committee, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, 2001
Certificate of Achievement in Hart’s Oil and Gas World’s Best of the Permian Basin contest in the Best New Technology category, April 1999
Special Commendation Award (3-D Seismic Technology), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (1998)
Honorable Mention for Best Paper in Geophysics (1997 Technical Program Chairman, 71st Annual International Meeting of Society of Exploration Geophysicists
A. I. Levorsen Memorial Award, Southwest Section AAPG, 2001
National Defense Education Act Fellow (3 years)