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Lisa Henthorne Named Produced Water Society President

The Produced Water Society is excited to announce that Lisa Henthorne, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Water Standard, has been elected President of the Produced Water Society. With 4 years of service on the board, contributing to the growth in technical programs and member services, alongside her 20+ years of experience in the water industry, Henthorne will continue to assist the Produced Water Society in its mission, bringing together oil and gas professionals to solve produced water challenges in both conventional and unconventional plays.

Through the discussion of best practices and the presentation of advanced solutions to dynamic obstacles, the Produced Water Society fosters an environment where water professionals learn from one another in an open setting and where the entire industry thrives as a result.

Henthorne said, “I’m very excited to be part of the PWS team this year as we endeavor to further the exchange of ideas and technical knowledge regarding produced water management, to facilitate conversations on the increasing value of water to our industry, and to support the produced water community in these very exciting times.”

Outgoing Produced Water Society President, Steve Coffee, Director of Market Development, Exterran said:

“I’ve been honored to have led the Produced Water Society for the past two and a half years. As I pass the baton on to a new President and I move forward into the Vice President role, I will focus more on the US unconventional market, especially the Permian Basin, and create and lead a Produced Water Leaders Group that will consist of a small group of thought-leaders from oil & gas production companies in North America.”

Coffee added, “I am happy to announce that the Board of Director have voted in a new President Elect and I can’t think of a better person than Lisa Henthorne to lead PWS. Her dedication to water issues and her commitment to the organization is just what the Society needs as it continues to move up to the next level. I look forward to working with Lisa to support the Produced Water Society’s continued efforts to rally our dynamic industry around innovation and continuous improvement in the management of produced water around the world. We look forward to seeing how the Produced Water Society develops under Lisa’s leadership.”

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The Produced Water Society hosts three events a year for the water business in the oil and gas industry.

  • The annual Produced Water Society Seminar took place in February 2019.
  • PWS Permian Basin takes place on August 7-8 in Midland, Texas, with attendees discussing opportunities in the booming Permian basin. Find out more:
  • Produced Water Middle East, organized by the Middle East chapter of the Produced Water Society, will take place October 23-24 in Muscat, Oman in partnership with Petroleum Development Oman and the Oman Water Society. Find out more: