Lisa Henthorne

President - Produced Water Society


Starting at Chevron, Lisa focused on waterfloods and produced water treatment in the U.S. and spent much of her subsequent career on projects around the world, specializing in desalination for the municipal water industry.

Upon joining Water Standard ten years ago, her initial work was in developing customized water chemistries to enhance oil recovery in low salinity and chemical enhanced oil recovery schemes. Over time, her focus expanded to include innovative produced water reuse opportunities and safe discharge back into the water cycle.

Lisa is currently the president of the Produced Water Society and holds multiple U.S. and international patents in water treatment. She was ranked #5 out of 25 of the Global Water Industry’s High Fliers in Water World magazine. Lisa holds her Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Missouri State University.