4WARD: Efficient Execution

17-May-2017

By: Sonny Orgeron

Just like you can log in to your credit card online and see recent account activity and transactions, we are working towards making similar information available for Danos’ employees. Read More...

Hess Stampede Sets Sail

17-May-2017

By: The Pipeline

Late afternoon on Friday, May 5, the Hess Stampede tension leg platform left Kiewit’s dock in Ingleside, TX under-tow to its final location offshore within the Green Canyon 468 block. Led onsite by Project Manager Keith Rhodes and Construction Superintendent Jeff Lander, the team spent the last 5 months working on the Stampede platform in preparation for sail away. Read More...

Oilfield 101: Rig Count

16-May-2017

By: David Gravois

Baker Hughes has issued the rotary rig counts as a service to the petroleum industry since 1944, These numbers are an important business barometer for the drilling industry and its suppliers. When drilling rigs are active they consume products and services produced by the oil service industry. Read More...

Zero OSHA Recordables in Two Years with Oxy

16-May-2017

By: Rene Vidrine

Friday, April 28 marked 2 years (590,000 man hours) without an OSHA recordable incident for our employees with OXY in the Permian Basin. Everyone involved should be very proud of this tremendous accomplishment. We all know this is a very dangerous business, with hazards surrounding us daily. Read More...

Good Deed Remembered

11-May-2017

By: Hank Danos

​Sometimes we are able to see the results of our acts of generosity and there are times only those who follow us may hear about them. We recently received a note about a nice gesture done by my brother, Al Danos, who served as our president and CEO for a number of years. Read More...

4WARD: Permian Pursuit

11-May-2017

By: David Poe

The plan to rapidly double the size of Danos’ business in the Permian Basin consists of three concepts made popular by Marcus Lemonis on his TV show – The Profit. Danos will commit our resources in the Permian by focusing on product, people and processes. Read More...

Being SMART about Hydration

10-May-2017

By: Wren Lemmon, CSP, OHST

​This time of year means higher risk when it comes to heat-related hazards at work and home. As we begin to have conversations about drinking enough water and taking breaks, we also need to think about our plan to ensure we are actively working to lessen that risk. Read More...

Danos Patent Pending

10-May-2017

By: The Pipeline

Danos has invented a solar powered, continuous chemical injection system (CCIS) that significantly improves upon existing systems. By leveraging its expertise in both solar power and hydraulics, the company has created an improved solar powered chemical injection system that delivers more accurate injection rates, fewer power failures and greater fluid capacity. Read More...

Lawn Mower Safety

04-May-2017

By: Wren Lemmon, CSP, OHST

Last year a total of 16 deaths in the US workplace involved lawn mowers. Most of us may assume these were mainly attributed to motor vehicle strikes or heat-related illness, but only 3 of the 16 fell into these categories. Ten of the 16 deaths occurred when the lawn mower toppled over into water or the worker was pinned on solid ground. Read More...

Simulating Success

04-May-2017

By: Mark Theriot

Construction Safety Manager James Heney, Production Safety Specialist Toby Talbot, and Production Specialist Mark Theriot recently visited the BP Houma Operations Learning Center to explore opportunities for enhancing Danos’ current crane and rigging training and development. During their visit, they were able to observe Gilbert Spears, Danos senior crane operator on GC 787 BP Atlantis, training on the facilities Seatrax crane operation simulator. Read More...