H2O Offshore acquires Lafayette company H2O Offshore acquires Lafayette company Advocate business staff report March 30, 2013 Comments LAFAYETTE — H2O Offshore Inc., a water treatment equipment provider, has acquired Lafayette-based Owens Manufacturing and Specialty Co. Inc., H2O President Jess Fike announced. H2O, headquartered in Lafayette, has been providing water to the onshore and offshore energy market for 30 years. Owens was among the first to offer certified marine sanitation devices in the 1960s. It has a new line of certified, maintenance-free marine sewage treatment devices. With the addition of Owens’ wastewater treatment products, H2O is now a one-stop source for all water treatment needs of the oil and gas industry, Fike said.