2009 Industry Pioneers
Homer S. Frankhouser
Frankhouser’s offshore career began in 1970 with Dravo Ocean Structures strengthening structures in the Bay of Campeche for PEMEX. After forming a joint venture with Ocean Structures de France, he worked on completion of the world’s first articulated tower in the Bay of Biscay.
He worked for Brown & Root (UK) as Deputy Project Manager in 1973 and later Sr. Project Manager of BP’s Forties Field, the first deepwater offshore platforms in the British North Sea.
Over the next several years, he assumed managing responsibilities for various International operations including Conoco’s Hutton tension leg platform, British Gas Morecambe Bay project in the Irish Sea, and several other North Sea projects.
Since 1992, he has served as President of Frankhouser & Associates providing services and senior personnel to worldwide companies.
6 September 1927
BS Civil Engineering 1952