Ken LaBry is the manager of the Underwater Acoustics Group at C. H. Fenstermaker & Associates Inc. He has more than 27 years of experience in underwater acoustics surveying, and has directed and performed structure and sea bottom inspections and mapping for several thousand oil and gas production facilities and exploration sites. He is responsible for developing standardized methodologies and processes for the application of underwater imaging to underwater structure inspection sea floor obstruction detection and mapping and sea floor site assessment, and training technical professionals in these methods and processes.
Along with the rest of the nation, we at C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates watched in shock as Hurricane Katrina and the flooding that followed devastated New Orleans and the surrounding area in August 2005. The event hit especially hard for us because Louisiana is our home. Fenstermaker is a multidisciplinary firm headquartered in Lafayette, La., offering expertise in engineering, surveying and environmental consulting.