2010 Industry Pioneers


Marshall P. CloydMarshall P. Cloyd

Marshall P. Cloyd began his offshore energy career in 1966 working as a field civil engineer for Brown & Root on the installation of two ice and earthquake resistant platforms in Cook Inlet, Alaska. After additional experience in the Gulf of Mexico he then proceeded as Project Manager to supervise the installation of several deep water earthquake resistant platforms in Santa Barbara Channel, California.

In 1971 he was assigned to in the North Sea, during its most intensive construction period, to concentrate on derrick and lay barge operations in extremely rough seas which involved model testing and developing procedures for sea conditions that had not been experienced by the industry up to this time. After a period of platform installation projects in South East Asia he returned to the North Sea in 1975 and in key management positions concentrated on the development of several major fields including Statfjord.

In 1982 Marshall founded InterMarine Incorporated where as Chairman he has worked and continues to work on marine transportation projects in over 40 countries for many of the offshore industry companies.