BSEE!Safe

15-Aug-2019

By: Blake Westerman CSP, ASP, COSS

In May 2019, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) released a new service called BSEE!Safe. This mobile information solution provides offshore oil and gas workers with essential new information such as safety alerts and safety bulletins. Read More...

Internship Program

15-Aug-2019

By: Samantha Magee

For the last year and a half, Danos has partnered with customers and technical schools to provide an internship program for students looking to gain experience in field work. Since its inception, the program has had 12 interns. So far, it has a 100 percent success rate, meaning each intern has found permanent job placement upon internship completion. Read More...

School is in Session

09-Aug-2019

By: Blake Westerman CSP, ASP, COSS

As children make their way back to school, safety should be a priority for everyone, especially motorist. The beginning of the school year is when children are at an increased risk of transportation-related injuries from school bus, pedestrian, bicycle and motor vehicle crashes. It is important for motorists to strictly focus on driving and avoid distractions behind the wheel. Read More...

Proactive Maintenance

09-Aug-2019

By: Matt Kelso

Offshore Logistics Coordinator Mark Arceneaux was named the SEC employee of the month by Danos Production Services group.  While doing a daily walk around the Q5000 drilling rig, Mark observed three pieces of equipment that did not have drain plugs placed on the drip pans. Read More...

Heat Index Mobile App

31-Jul-2019

By: Blake Westerman CSP, ASP, COSS

NIOSH and OSHA recently teamed up to create a heat safety mobile app that uses temperature and humidity to measure heat index values. Heat Index is an app for planning outdoor work activities to help keep workers safe when working in hot weather. It features real-time heat index and hourly forecasts, specific to your location, as well as safety and health recommendations. Read More...

From Jamaica to the Gulf

31-Jul-2019

By: Samantha Magee

After joining Danos as a blaster painter in July 2017, Merick Chambers has quickly proven to be a leader within the coatings group. He is now the lead foreman over all Shell Pipeline Coatings projects for Danos. While there is not a one size fits all path to a career in coatings, Merick’s route is rather unconventional...Read more Read More...

Danos Works: Logging Volunteer Hours

30-Jul-2019

By: David Gravois

Ever heard the expression time equals money? This couldn't be truer when talking about Danos Works, the volunteer segment of the Danos Foundation. Your time spent volunteering could turn into cash for your organization. You spend hours volunteering. Why not take a few minutes to log your hours to help your organization even further? Read More...

Danos and Shell Host Summer Internship in Pennsylvania

26-Jul-2019

By: Samantha Magee

Early this year, Shell approached Danos’ Pennsylvania team with the idea of supporting a summer internship program for high school students. Both Shell and Danos viewed this as a great opportunity to garner interest and experience in the oil and gas industry among young people. With a 48-year working relationship between Danos and Shell, partnering for the intern program seemed like a no-brainer. Read More...

Leadership Prevents Incident

24-Jul-2019

By: Travis Williams

Historically, crane operation remains one of the most dangerous activities performed offshore. Thanks to the leadership of Danos Crane Operator Jaylan George (pictured left), a potential crane incident was avoided. On Saturday, July 6, Jaylan was in the process of moving equipment on the back deck of the a platform with assistance from a six man construction crew. One of the construction members had a radio; however. Read More...

Tomlinson Helps Create a Proactive Safety Culture

19-Jul-2019

By: Samantha Magee

​A resident of O’Donnell, Texas, Production Technician Brandon Tomlinson grew up in Tahoka, Texas, farming cotton, sorghum (a type of grain) and cattle, among others. As a fourth-generation farmer, Brandon was the first in his family to leave the business and work in the oilfield. He joined Danos in August 2018 and has since undergone many trainings, including Production 1 Training, Well-beam Analysis and Fluid-Level Training, to name a few. Read More...