What is WIP?


By: Melissa Adams

It is a topic of discussion at every finance review. Eric Danos and James Callahan brought it up at our last two town hall gatherings. To most in the accounting world, it’s a familiar term and part of our daily responsibilities; however the knowledge of what exactly is this thing we call “WIP” and why it is important to everyone at Danos may not be as clear. In the spirit of sharing knowledge and becoming best in class, I wanted to share with you what is WIP and more importantly, WHY WIP is critical to Danos and our customers. Read More...

Oilfield 101: What is Fracking?


By: David Gravois

Fracking is the process of drilling down into the earth before a high-pressure water mixture is directed at the rock to release the gas inside. Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which allows the gas to flow out to the head of the well.  Read More...

Daylight Saving Comes to an End


By: David Gravois

It is once again that time of the year when we must figure out how to change our vehicle clock, adjust every clock we own, and make sure our family does the same. As much as we may miss that extra hour of early evening sunlight, we must all set our clocks back 1 hour on Sunday, November 6. Not a fan of daylight savings time? You can thank New Zealander George Hudson for proposing the idea in 1895. Read More...

Oilfield 101 - Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream


By: David Gravois

Upstream and downstream are general business terms referring to a company's location in the supply chain. The closer to the end user a function or firm is, the further downstream it is said to be. Read More...

Teach a Co-worker


By: The Pipeline

Do you have an oilfield term that you use that others may not know what it means? We are collecting these terms, acronyms, and concepts for the next oilfield 101 section in the pipeline. Send them to whatsup@danos.com to teach your fellow co-workers a thing or two about the oilfield.  Read More...

The Poseidon Adventure


By: Jeff Newberry

Poseidon is a well control/oil leak response vessel originally built for Arctic drilling support. It is currently located near Ensenada, Baja California along the Pacific coast in Mexico. The current owners asked Danos to consult with them for vessel ABS inspection requirements and marine equipment startup and operation. Read More...

Tech Tips


By: David Gravois

Bring your computer skills to the next level. Learn how to quickly navigate multiple screens, a better way to move files, quickly lock your computer screen, and more. Read More...

PMF Always on the Move


By: Mark Doiron

Thursday, August 4 was shaping up like another busy day as usual for Mark Doiron and crew at the BP PMF (Preservation & Maintenance Facility). They didn't quite know just how busy it was going to get. Read More...

The Pipeline Around the World


By: The Pipeline

Since launching in August 2015, The Pipeline has had 30,108 visitors from around the world. It has made its way to obscure countries like Mauritius, Seychelles, and Brunei Darussalam. Here are the top 10 countries viewing The Pipeline along with the top 10 articles in the past 6 months. Read More...

Danos Discount


By: Mai Nguyen

As an active Danos employee, you are eligible for wireless savings from AT&T and Verizon Wireless. With a Danos e-mail address, you can make your purchase online... Read More...