SAFETY FOCUS 2020

Making A Difference

02-Apr-2020

By: Tara Morvant

Many of you with children who are following the stay-at-home advisory have likely heard the phrase, "I'm bored," at least a thousand times by now. Ryan Callais, human resources assistant, definitely has.

However, last weekend, his 10-year old daughter, Jolie, came up with an idea to not only occupy her time but to also help out during this global crisis. She found an internet video on how to make hand sanitizer and was eager to give it a try.
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Check out the Photo of the Week!

02-Apr-2020

By: Clay Carter

Danos coatings and operations employees are getting creative as they continue to practice social distancing through remote work and teleconferencing. Read More...

Show Us How You Work Remotely

26-Mar-2020

By: Michael Guidry

While Danos remains open for business, most staff employees are currently working remotely to help flatten the curve of COVID-19.

Send your best remote setups to whatsup@danos.com. Be bold and creative. Include your pets, children, spouses.. you name it!
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Jose Mendoza Lends a Helping Hand

26-Mar-2020

By: Casey Greebon

​Danos Lease Operator Jose Mendoza was driving down Highway 128 in Andrews, Texas, when he noticed a vehicle on the side of the road with a flat tire. Knowing that the area gets little to no cell service, Jose pulled over to assist.

This is not the first time that Jose has stopped to lend a helping hand. He continuously shows acts of kindness and exhibits Danos' core values.
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COVID-19 Update: Impact of the Shelter-in-Place Order

26-Mar-2020

By: The Pipeline

​Danos corporate headquarters and satellite office locations are fully operational, maintaining business continuity by working onsite or remotely as needed. We remain open for business and are here to support you and our customers’ operations.

Monday, Louisiana’s governor issued a shelter-in-place order. You may be wondering what impact that may have on your interaction with the Danos offices. The good news is, Danos is considered an essential business and is exempt from the governor’s order because of the work done supporting the energy sector. We are working closely with customers to fully understand any changes or impacts to current work assignment status, realizing the need to adjust based on the ongoing fluidity of the situation.
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March Town Hall with Paul Danos

25-Mar-2020

By: Tara Morvant

The March Town Hall meeting was conducted a little differently this month. With most staff employees working from home, Owner Paul Danos did not present to a large gathering but rather asked everyone to tune in via phone call or live stream. Read More...

Sparkless Grinder Training

25-Mar-2020

By: Mike Miller

Recently, the Danos offshore construction crew assigned to the Shell FPSO Turritella conducted training to use a Texas Fuji Tools (TFT) sparkless grinder. The TFT instructor traveled from Houston, Texas, to host a classroom and field training.

The system will be used on an upcoming project to replace scrubbers for the main gas compressors that are welded down on the FPSO. The system was chosen to minimize the need for the weld removal without using hot work, which is the traditional method.
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Developing Great People Series: Kim Dang

24-Mar-2020

By: The Pipeline

In 1985 when she was only 10 years old, Kim Dang's family moved from their home in Vietnam to start a new life in America. Speaking no English, she and her brother did their best to pick up the language quickly in school. But even with the help of tutors, it was a difficult and lonely time for Kim, who had to work twice as hard to overcome the language barrier. She persevered and graduated from Nicholls State University in 1999 with a degree in business administration, a testament to her hard work and dedication. Read More...

A Message from Owner Eric Danos

20-Mar-2020

By: Eric Danos

​We are living through a time right now that is one of the most challenging in my recent memory. I take comfort today in knowing we have such a clear purpose. Purpose needs to shine strongly through no matter what environment we are facing. I also find strength in knowing that we have a team that is so committed to each other. There are many companies I know who cannot say with any certainty that they will be able to work through today’s challenges. We are blessed, even in a tough time, to have the strength of our organization and of each other to depend on. Read More...

Shell Olympus Recognizes Long Le and Khanh Tran

19-Mar-2020

By: Scott Soto

​Olympus crew, led by Foreman Long Le and Relief Foreman Khanh Tran, recently took advantage of an opportunity when several portable water tanks were removed from an area allowing full access to the decks. Upon completing the work, the crew was immediately recognized by Shell leadership and Danos leadership for the safe (Goal Zero) work and the quality of the work that will ultimately extend the service life of the deck area. Read More...