Jonathan Allen received a B.A. in Geology-Biology from Colby College in 2003, and a M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he specialized in fluvial sedimentology and stratigraphy. In 2009, he joined Chevron and currently works as a development geologist for Chevron in Bakersfield, CA. While at Chevron, he has worked on a number of integrated reservoir characterization and steamflood development projects. Jon is currently the co-chair of the AAPG Young Professionals Committee and Vice President of the Pacific Section of AAPG.