1998 Industry Pioneers


Trained in naval architecture, Jerome Goldman became a pioneer in many aspects of offshore design and engineering. After working with Chevron and other companies, Goldman and Cdr. V.H. Friede created Friede and Goldman Ltd., which became an international leader in ship and offshore rig design. Goldman contributed to the design of the first jack-up rig in 1952, and continued his innovative work on jack-up rigs, submersibles, semi submersibles and catamaran drillships.