2008 Industry Pioneers


Bill E. StallworthBill E. Stallworth

After graduating from Texas A&M University Bill Stallworth began a long career with Brown & Root principally working on offshore platforms and submarine pipelines.

Starting in 1957 with large diameter concrete coated pipelines in Venezuela’s Lake Maracaibo, he moved on to establish concrete pipe coating yards in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. He started his North Sea career as Project Manager for the Ekofisk platforms and then he moved on to be the Project Director for BP’s Forties Field platform program.  He then assumed responsibility for Brown & Root’s Eastern Hemisphere marine operations and eventually for all Brown & Root’s worldwide Marine Engineering and Construction Operations.

In 1986 Stallworth left Brown & Root and formed Stallworth Interests Inc. and in 1993 became a General Partner in Stallworth Frankhouser & Assoc. In 1997 he helped form TransCoastal Marine Services and served as its Chairman & CEO through 1998.