Dr. H. Ernest Henderson received a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Windsor in 1977, after which he spent 19 years with Imperial Oil and Exxon in technical and managerial positions involving Research, Marketing, Logistics, Supply Chain and Technical Services with their North American and International lubricants business.
In 1997, he joined Petro-Canada as a Research Advisor with responsibility for their Group III Fluid development, while managing the Analytical and Specialty Fluids areas.
In 2001, Dr. Henderson joined Syntroleum Corporation as Research Director for their Gas-to-Liquids upgrading programs. He later became the Technical Manager for the YUBASE Group III base stocks that were marketed in the Americas by SK through their local agent. In 2008, Dr. Henderson joined CITGO as their Fluid Technology Manager with responsibility for R&D activities in the automotive, industrial, base oil and specialty areas.
Dr. Henderson is currently with Lubrication Technologies Inc. leading a research group with responsibilities in formulation development, engine testing, quality control, fluid analysis and compliance management support.
He has a broad range of base oil expertise, including Group I, Group II, Group III and Group IV (PAO), and re-refined. He is a Fellow of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers and the Chemical Institute of Canada, a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, and an active participant in API, NPRA and ASTM activities.
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