2020 Safety Stand Down

16-Oct-2020

By: Issac Dantin

Safety Director Issac Dantin along with team Danos and family members share workplace hazards and a year-end message for our annual safety stand down.
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BSEE Safety Alert: Grating Failures Cause a Fatality and Serious Near Miss

15-Oct-2020

By: Hunter Pere

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) released a safety alert last week.
During a planned maintenance and construction outage on a production platform on May 16, 2020, a contractor working on the casing deck inside of a hard-barricaded area fell 30-40 feet to the deck below, resulting in death.



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Terrific Job by Roy Simmons

15-Oct-2020

By: The Pipeline

​When Hurricane Laura passed through the Gulf of Mexico and South Louisiana, most projects in the Gulf and on land were shut down due to the storm. Many teams had to be both diligent and flexible with the storm’s approach. Specifically, one crew working for Kinetica at the Patterson Terminal did a terrific job of ensuring both equipment and housekeeping were in order before demobilizing to ride out the storm.
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October 2020 Town Hall with Paul Danos

15-Oct-2020

By: The Pipeline

​At the October 2020 Town Hall, Owner Paul Danos addressed many topics including where Danos has been this year, wins for the organization and where Danos is headed. Read More...

Herculean Effort at BP PMF

15-Oct-2020

By: Mark Doiron

​Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff at BP’s Preservation Maintenance Facility (PMF) in Schriever, LA, has been divided into two groups which work seven days on and seven days off. Essentially, the team is working half-staffed each week
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2020 Strategic Initiatives October Update

09-Oct-2020

By: Mark Danos

2020 has been a year that most of us will never forget. As an industry and as a nation, we have been turned upside down and faced turmoil and challenges unlike any in the recent past.

As I reflect on that and our company, I am proud to say that through 73 years of change, including an unforgettable 2020, Danos has stood strong. We have been able to withstand the test of time because what is at our core (purpose, vision and values) sustains us and compels us forward.

2020 is not over yet! After all that we have faced, we still have a quarter to go, but as we enter the 4th quarter we are committed to finishing strong.
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Breaking it Down: Offshore Decommissioning

07-Oct-2020

By: The Pipeline

​When it’s time to begin the process of decommissioning an offshore oil and gas platform, there are many factors to keep in mind. For example, the age and location of the structure, as well as its history and any unique features may need to be considered. And then there are always unknown potential hazards that may arise while work is underway. That is why effective preliminary planning, engineering and permitting are critical to ensuring a project is completed safely and on schedule. Though the work scopes and regulations governing decommissioning are widely known throughout the industry, each platform comes with its own specific challenges.
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Coatings Kudos at Perdido

07-Oct-2020

By: Scott Soto

​Congratulations to the coatings team at Shell Perdido on a recent job well done. Foreman Minh Nguyen led Blaster Painter Tri Phu, Blaster Painter Dung Nguyen and Blaster Painter Helper Thoai Tong in completing the project during the allotted eight-day window. Read More...

Monthly Safety Connects

07-Oct-2020

By: Brady Hebert

​Because COIVD-19 is preventing our teams from meeting face to face with customers, Danos’s Gulf of Mexico production crew is trying to engage more with customers by increasing the number of regular safety engagement meetings. Read More...

Todd Piearcy Invokes SWA

07-Oct-2020

By: Samantha Magee

​Coatings Foreman Todd Piearcy was working on Shell’s Auger platform as a Rigging Foreman when he noticed a crew member who looked exhausted. Todd used his Stop Work Authority to intervene and check on the employee’s health. Read More...