Cody Tetrick and Donovan Smith Go Above and Beyond


By: Derek Atkins

​Danos Warehousemen Cody Tetrick and Donovan Smith are integral members of the Shell wells material team and have shown that they go above and beyond what is asked of them. Cody and Donovan recently received recognition from the Shell vice president of deepwater wells during a Virtual Town Hall. Read More...

Nothing But Respect and Professionalism at BHP


By: Josh Gravois

​The Danos team working for BHP shorebase received high praise from the customer for their performance. Jason Boura, shorebase supervisor for BHP GOM, said the crew made his job easy, and they showed, “nothing but respect and professionalism.” Read More...

Fabulous Job from Danos Coatings Crew


By: Kim Dang

​The Danos coatings crew at South Pass 89 did a fabulous job, according to the customer. Shell Pipeline’s Craig Lecompte said, “The platform looks great! ...The paint crew did a fabulous job cleaning before you guys left. BSEE is coming today, so we did a beach sweep. The housekeeping was really noticed. I appreciate the team’s efforts. Please extend my thanks to them.” Read More...

Stanley Akwari Sets the Standard


By: John Able

Stanley Akwari was hired in December of 2019 as a rigger for a Danos construction site. Recognizing his background in safety, Construction Operations Manager Jim Comfort inquired about moving Stanley into the safety technician role for an XTO project in New Mexico. Stanley began working in the role as safety technician and almost immediately made the site his own. Over the past eight months, Stanley has developed a personal relationship with each employee on his job site and has made great strides with the safety environment. Read More...

2019 Employees of the Year


By: Nicole Williams

Due to the 2020 pandemic, Danos held the first virtual Employee of Year announcements. Our field employee was announced at a virtual leadership forum, and our staff employee was announced on a Teams live feed. Here are the results. Read More...

Hos Port Crew Safely Completes Loadout


By: Kent Bourg

Congratulations to Danos’ shorebase crews at HOS Port in Port Fourchon for completing a major loadout safely and without incident. The loadout took place at the end of July, and thanks to the successful work of the crews, the vessel departed just after midnight on July 28. Read More...

Bubba's Boat Rescue


By: Samantha Magee

On Saturday, July 18, Business Development Representative Bubba Himel was fishing with Butch Detiveaux and some great friends in the Gulf of Mexico at South Timbalier 67-B. They were catching a lot of small snapper, so his friend Dave Bourgeois suggested the group go further south to ST 127 to find some bigger ones. Read More...

Chris Pitts Named 2019 Field Employee of the Year


By: Samantha Magee

Chris Pitts was announced as Danos’ 2019 the Dwain “Hog” Carrell Field Employee of the Year during a virtual Field Leadership Summit on Thursday, July 30. “I’m proud to have you as the 2019 Danos Field Employee of the Year,” said Owner Eric Danos to Chris during the announcement. Read More...

Melani Boudreaux Named 2019 Staff Employee of the Year


By: Samantha Magee

On Tuesday, August 4, Owner Eric Danos announced Human Resource Supervisor Melani Boudreaux as Danos’ 2019 Staff Employee of the Year. The presentation was made via live stream. With nearly 14 years of human resource experience, Melani began her career at Danos in 2015 as human resource assistant. From the start she made an immediate impact on the organization; she has been nominated for the Employee of the Year Award each year since 2015. Read More...

Danos Crews Top Shell's PSF Challenge 


By: Matt Schexnayder

As the offshore environment is continually challenged to be safer each year, Danos’ customers are developing new programs that will increase employee and contractor interaction to maximize the human safety element. Throughout 2019, Shell emphasized their Process Safety Fundamental (PSF) program and asked Danos to help spread the message in the Gulf of Mexico.