June Life Events


By: David Gravois

We will continue to have a section each month celebrating all the special moments in our employees' lives that make life worth living. Whether it is a bringing a new life into the world or obtaining a degree, let us know so we can share. Read More...

Speaking Up On Loading Out


By: Mark King

BP PMF Leadership recently recognized Operations Floor Lead Mark Doiron and Material Handlers Brian Naquin and Quinton Bruce for speaking up when they observed several non-conformances on a load sent to the PMF for temporary storage. Read More...

Twenty-Four Years Incident-Free


By: Thomas Rougeau

Fourchon Shorebase Maintenance Supervisor L.J. Falgoust has given 24 years of incident-free service to Danos. Starting at Danos Fourchon base on May 18, 1995, he was quickly promoted from rigger to forklift operator. While serving at Danos Fourchon base, he was also responsible for carpentry work. Read More...

Acid Plant Project


By: Keli Dantin

Danos’ I&E team recently completed the install and testing of an acid plant for a customer in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Classified as a Class I, Division 2 area, the project consisted of ground grids; equipment grounds; electrical distribution; automatic transfer switch installation; Motor Control Center (MCC) building and switch gear; electric pumps and valve actuators; receptacles; loading arms; conduit and cable tray installations; as well as area and perimeter lighting. The team was also tasked with the development and implementation of the controls system on this project. Read More...

The Ride of a Lifetime


By: Samantha Magee

​On April 27-28, 2019, Danos employees Matt Kelso, Mark King, Billy Hebert and Khanh Labat (pictured left to right) embarked on a bike ride from Houston to Austin for the MS 150. The two-day ride is a 180-mile journey that starts in Houston and ends in Austin, with break points in between. The annual event raises money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to fund research for a cure and service for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). Read More...

Coatings Cultivates Leadership from Within


By: Clay Carter

Danos was recently awarded a maintenance coatings contract aboard Shell’s Perdido platform. The coatings team seized the opportunity with this project to fulfill the Danos purpose — develop great people to solve big challenges for our customers and communities—by promoting Relief Foreman Minh Nguyen from Shell Mars to foreman on Shell Perdido , along with crew members from Mars he has experience with. Read More...

Learning and Growing


By: Kevin Biringer

This section highlights employees who continue to grow their knowledge base to improve themselves and help Danos meet the expectations of our customers. If you have an employee development achievement to share, please send a brief write-up of your accomplishment to whatsup@danos.com. Read More...

High-Performance Champion


By: Rene Vidrine

Permian Production Operator Eric Estrada has been recognized by his peers and leaders for performing at a very high level. Read how Eric and his peers saved an operation from falling to a divestiture. Read More...

Stop Work Authority Through Adversity


By: Mike Allen

On Thursday, April 25, Lease Operators Ronald Shaffer and Shannon Tate were asked by customer operators to disassemble a two-inch dump line that could not be properly isolated, because it only had check valves inline. Knowing this was against Danos safety policies and procedures, they began making phone calls through the proper chain of command. Read More...

Shell Enchilada Kickoff Meeting


By: Kenny Haas

The beam and support replacement project aboard Shell Enchilada production platform that began April 17 will last through November and involves multiple skill sets. Welders, fitters, riggers, scaffold builders, and project managers involved with the project spent a day before the project analyzing the risks of working over water, at heights and inside PWEs, as well as, familiarizing themselves with the Shell culture aboard the platform. One Shell leaders stated that this was the best kickoff meeting he has attended. Read More...