Our ability to turn around complex projects for land and offshore clients is unmatched


LoneStar Energy Fabrication has extensive experience in the fabrication, rig-up and design of offshore rigs, land rigs, oilfield components, offshore buildings, helidecks and modular living quarters for the oil and gas industry

one of the largest rig-up and fabrication yards in the area

LoneStar Energy Fabrication's Baytown Facility lies in the Cedar Port Industrial Park- strategically located 20 miles east of Houston on the northern shore of Galveston Bay.

LoneStar Energy Fabrication is the leader in the fabrication of oil and gas components/modules, fabrication and rig up services of deep water drilling modules, offshore drilling rigs, fabrication of onshore and offshore modules, offshore living quarters with heli-deck, fabrication of highly specialized subsea components for the world market.

Through our state-of-the-art fabrication facility, we help our oil and gas clients develop products that optimize their performance.

LoneStar Energy Fabrication
founded by principals
Brian Shanklin and Mario Salinas
in November 2009.

These principals are oil and gas professionals with a combined experience of over one hundred years.

A Yard as big as the lone star state

Set up for fabrication, construction, and rig-up of oil field components, offshore modules, offshore rigs, quarters buildings and production and electrical modules.


Lonestar Energy Fabrication's Baytown, TX Facility lies in the Cedar Crossing Industrial Park- strategically located 20 miles east of Houston, TX on the northern shore of Galveston Bay. 

Lonestar Energy Fabrication has 2 locations, a staging yard and fabrication yard.

The 12 acre stabilized rig up and staging yard on Cedar Bayou feeds into the Gulf of Mexico via the Houston Ship Channel. There are no bridges or power lines allowing for unlimited roll off capacity at the dock and no size restrictions through Cedar Bayou to Gulf of Mexico.

Main fabrication yard

120,000 square feet under roof, made up of three (3) large bays.
All bays are outfitted with overhead cranes with a maximum lifting capacity of 120t (with 36’ under hook).
Bay No. 1 (290’ x 80’) specified as clean.
Bays No. 2 and No. 3 (165’ x 370’ both bays are on 75’ centers).

Main fabrication yard is 24 acres with 3 ultra heavy rig up pads, designed for Hurricane force wind loads 25’ above sea level.

New, 8000 square foot blast and paint facility designed to handle large modules.

LoneStar Energy Fabrication can supply office s
pace, high speed data and general office support to clients as needed.

Access to the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad network. 

This location affords LoneStar ease of access to the Port of Houston's
Barbour's Cut, Bayport Terminals and the Houston Ship Channel.

In addition to the Houston Ship Channel, the Cedar Port Industrial Park
offers access to rail lines, air transportation and an expansive pipeline distribution system.


Safety is everyone's responsibility at LoneStar Energy Fabrication. We believe it is management’s responsibility that everyone returns home to their families without injury.
Our “Stop Work Authority” gives every employee the right and obligation to stop any unsafe act that is witnessed.

We maintain a Behavioral Based Safety card program. To ensure complete workforce participation we give quarterly and yearly awards for safety card program.

2020 Safety Stats

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CO-Founder, President
Brian Shanklin
Mr. Shanklin has been in the oil and gas industry over 20 years and is the co-founder of LSEF.

He is a seasoned executive, serving many positions at some of the world’s largest drilling contractors. He has held roles of increasing responsibilities, from Project Manager to Country Manager, all across the globe.

His experience in the offshore drilling market and knowledge of rigs, module components and high spec OE parts provides a unique blend of subject matter expertise. He oversees the General Management, including contract administration, marketing, engineering, Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
Mario Salinas
Mr. Salinas has been in the oil and gas industry over 34 years and is a co-founder of LSEF.

He is responsible for the daily operations and activities including Project Management, Estimating, Procurement, Electrical Engineering and Structural Steel Design.

His prior experience includes performing barge & ship repair including new construction for the inland and offshore sector. Over the years Mr. Salinas earned progressive responsibility and advanced to Director of Corporate Purchasing.
Brian Petzold
Mr. Petzold joined the Lonestar Energy Fabrication team in 2020 as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.

He is responsible for the development and implementation of the marketing
and sales strategies. He brings 30 years of Business Development experience in the industrial and hydrocarbon markets.

His wealth of knowledge in EPC projects for the Downstream and Petrochemical markets provide a key role in the companies’ diversification.

Our team of dedicated professionals fabricates more than just your company's needs. We fabricat lasting work camaraderie and relationships with our team.
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