Horizon Offshore Adds Board Member

Horizon Offshore Inc. announced the addition of J. Louis Frank to its Board of Directors.

J. Louis Frank has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry and has held numerous positions within Marathon Oil throughout his career. Frank recently retired from the position of executive vice president of Marathon Oil Company. Frank is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a member of the 25-Year Club of the Petroleum Industry, a member and director of the American Petroleum Institute and a member of the Texas A&M External Advisory and Development Council. Frank completed the program for management development at Harvard University in 1971 and is a member of the board of directors of the Fifth Third Bank of Northwestern Ohio.

J. Louis Frank obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University in 1958 and is a registered professional engineer in Texas.

James Devine, Chairman of the Board of Horizon, said, "Mr. Frank's extensive experience in the oil and gas industry will serve Horizon well as it continues to broaden its range of services both internationally and domestically."