The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Bob A. Hardage
Bob A. Hardage Senior Research Scientist Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: Telephone: 512-471-0300 Fax: 512-471-0140
Professional Summary
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Research Interests
Multicomponent seismic technology
Seismic stratigraphy interpretation
Reservoir characterization
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
Professional History
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
Selected Publications
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.
Selected Committees
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)
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