Frankhouser, Homer (Frank)
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Frank Frankhouser attended Lehigh University, where he earned a degree in civil engineering before serving as a company officer in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. Come peacetime, Frankhouser signed on with the Dravo Corporation, doing heavy civil construction and engineering. When Dravo expanded into the offshore business in 1969, Frankhouser was tapped to be the vice president and general manager of Dravo Ocean Structures, newly established in New Orleans. In 1972, he joined Brown & Root, and was soon sent to London to help manage the Forties development. Thereafter, Frankhouser managed the major Stratfjord-B project. In 1989, Frankhouser returned to the states, and retired in 1992. Interviewer: Tyler Priest.
Energy development; Petroleum industry and trade; Frankhouser, Homer
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