Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> April 19, 2004

Lyle Stockstill – Torch Offshore Inc (torc)

LYLE STOCKSTILL is Chief Executive Officer of Torch Offshore, Inc. He founded the company in 1978 with his wife, Lana Hingle. Mr. Stockstill has over 38 years of experience in all aspects of offshore pipelay and construction operations. Mr. Stockstill has previously held positions at Brown & Root, Inc., and Taylor Diving, Inc., and has worked both domestically and internationally. Profile
TWST: Please give us a short history of Torch Offshore and an overview

of your operations.

Mr. Stockstill: Torch has been in business for 26 years. I've personally

been in the oil industry