Petroleum systems include the evolution of basins with their stratigraphic, structural and biogeochemical processes through time.
A.B.: 1969, U. OF CALIFORNIA, Berkeley; Geology
M.S.: 1975, U. OF WASHINGTON, Seattle; Oceanography
Geochemistry of Ferromanganese Nodules, North Pacific
PhD: 1978, U. OF WASHINGTON, Seattle; Oceanography
Dissertation: A Study of Pelagic Sediments: The Interaction of
Trace Metals and Magnetic Minerals with Sedimentary
2008 - Present: Visiting Professor/Scholar, E&PS, UCB
1995: Instructor, Physical Science, CSUB
1990: Lecturer, Petroleum Geochemistry, USC
1979-1980 Instructor, Earth Science 120, CSUF
1978-94 US Naval Reserve Office of Naval Research
1978-1980: Instructor, Historical Geology, Cal Poly, Pomona
1973-1977: Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, Departments of
Oceanography and Geophysics, U. of Washington
2008 Member, NSF Earth Science Literacy Initiative Workshop
2002-2006 Chair, Research & Education: Volcanoes, Exploration & Life (REVEL) Advisory Committee, U of Washington
2001-2003 Member, Advisory Committee on Career Services, American Institute of Physics
2000-2005 Board Member, Bay Area Earth Science Institute
1998-2003 DOE Program Reviewer, Earth Science Hydrocarbon Programs
1998-2006 Member, Chevron Reservoir Management Forum Committee
1996-1999 Board member, Kern County Science Foundation
1978-1999: Member, Intercompany Technical Group on Applied
Geochemistry, Chevron Corporation; Chair, 1988-1995
1987-1988: Member, National Research Council Committee on Hydrocarbon Research Drilling .
1978-1980: Peer reviewer, National Science Foundation research proposals for Geomagnetism/Paleomagnetism.
1975-1977: Graduate Representative, Faculty Council on
Academic Standards, U. of Washington.
2013 - Present: Science Advisory Board - Biota Technology, Inc
2008 - 2010: Project Manager - consultant to Chevron
2007 - 2011: Geology Discipline Manager - PetroSkills
1977 - 2006: CHEVRON CORPORATION - Research and Development in Geology, Geochemistry & Chemistry; Exploration & Production Geology; Management of E&P and R&D
1994- Present: Retired, Commander
1972-1994: U.S. Naval Reserve: Office of Naval Research Program
Officer (Satellite Remote Sensing/Oceanography); Naval Control
of Shipping - Oceanography Officer; and Naval Reserve Fleet, Engineering Officer.
1969-1972: U.S. Navy: Antisubmarine Warfare Officer, Communications
Officer, and Oceanography Watch Officer.
2000-02 American Chemical Society
2001 California Section Program - The Role of Chemistry in Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production
2000 Exhibition Chair, 35th ACS Western Regional meeting
1994-Present: Society of Petroleum Engineers
1995 Session Chair, Western Region Heavy Oil Conference
1993-1999: Society of Petroleum Well Log Analysts, SJV chapter
1990-2001: Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.
1982-86: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists
1978-Present: American Association of Petroleum Geologists
2013 General Chair Pacific Section Regional AAPG-SPE Meeting
2002 Session Chair AAPG National Convention
1996-1997 Vice President, Pacific Section, AAPG
1989-2003 Member Youth Activities Committee , AAPG - Science for Secondary Education, Chair 2001-03
1972-Present: American Geophysical Union
2001-2004 Member, Development Committee
1998-2002 Member, Committee on Education and HR
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HENSHAW, P.C., Jr. and R.T. MERRILL (1980). Magnetic and chemical changes in marine sediments. Rev. Geophys. & Space Physics 18 #2, 483.
FISHER, W.L., E.E. ANGINO, G.E. CLAYPOOL, P.C. HENSHAW, JR., R.M. KNAPP, M.W. LEIGHTON, A.M. NUR, M.R. THOMASSON, and P.R. VAIL (1988). Scientific Drilling and Hydrocarbon Resources, Committee on Hydrocarbon Research Drilling, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., pp. 89.
HENSHAW, P.C., R.L. KAUFMAN and L.W. SLENTZ (1993). Oil and Condensate Analysis in The AAPG Development Geology Reference Manual, AAPG Methods in Exploration Series, No. 10, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, OK, 241.
ZALAN, T.A., P.C. HENSHAW, H.P. ABELS, B.K. OWENS, D.S. GUO, G.N. SALAITA, and W. MIKULICH (1995). Pulsed neutron spectroscopy logs
add value to steam flood management process by monitoring oil saturation
in Kern River Field, California, SPE 29650, Western Region SPE Papers, 347.
HENSHAW, P.C., R.M.C. CARLSON, M.M. PENA, M.M. BODUSZYNSKI, C.E. RECHSTEINER, and A.S.G. SHAFIZADEH (1998). Geochemical Approaches to Heavy Oil Viscosity Mapping, Journal of Petroleum Technology, 86.
CARLSON, R.M.C., M.M. PENA, M.M. BODUSZYNSKI, C.E. RECHSTEINER, and A.S.G. SHAFIZADEH, HENSHAW, P.C. (1998). Geochemical Viscosity correlations among Heavy Crude Oils of the San Joaquin Valley, California. 7th UNITAR International Conference on Heavy Crude and Tar Sands, Beijing, China, Manuscript # 203
ZHOU, Q., C. REISZ, K. DUNN, J. ANGEHRN, P. HENSHAW (1998). A review of interwell electromagnetic methods for reservoir characterization. CPS/SEG International Geophysical Conference and Exposition, Beijing, China