Bob Hardage Takes Geophysical Corner Reins

Bob A. Hardage, a senior research scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology in Austin, Texas, has taken over the role of editor of the EXPLORER's monthly " Geophysical Corner."

Hardage succeeds Alistair R. Brown, who had been editor since March 2004.

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Bob A. Hardage, a senior research scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology in Austin, Texas, has taken over the role of editor of the EXPLORER's monthly " Geophysical Corner."

Hardage succeeds Alistair R. Brown, who had been editor since March 2004.

He started his career with Phillips Petroleum in 1966, holding various positions that included geophysical researcher, supervisor of seismic interpretation, director of seismic stratigraphy, chief geophysicist for Europe and Africa, and exploration manager for Asia-Latin America. From 1988-91 he was with Western Atlas International, where he was vice president of geophysical development and marketing for Atlas Wireline Services.

His research interests at the BEG include:

  • Multicomponent seismic technology.
  • Seismic stratigraphy interpretation.
  • Reservoir characterization.
  • Acquiring, processing and interpreting downhole and surface seismic data.

Hardage, an AAPG member since 1974, is a member of the AAPG Geophysical Committee. He won the Southwest Section's A.I. Levorsen Award in 2001.

He received his bachelor's (1961), master's (1967) and Ph.D (1967), all in physics, from Oklahoma State University.

His e-mail contact is bhardage@aapg.org.

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