Developing Great People Series: Shawn Portier

18-Jun-2020

By: The Pipeline

​Shawn Portier, a native of Bourg, Louisiana, made the most of his time in high school. Not content to just get his diploma and get out, Shawn saw an opportunity and seized it. He enrolled in a dual-education program, spending half a day in regular high school and half a day in a technical/trade school for electrical training. Read More...

Developing Great People Series: Caleb Voison

28-May-2020

By: The Pipeline

Caleb Voisin was born and raised in Houma, Louisiana, a place he still considers home. He attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 2012. At the time, offshore oil and gas was rebounding from the downturn in the Gulf of Mexico, so Caleb set his sights on a career in the industry. Read More...

2019 Field Employee of the Year Finalists

21-May-2020

By: The Pipeline

Congratulations to our 2019 Field Employee of the Year Finalists. This group of individuals embodies our Danos values and high-performance culture, and they have been recognized by their peers for living out the Danos Purpose—Honor God. Develop great people to solve big challenges for our customers and communities. Read More...

33 Years at Danos for Frog

07-May-2020

By: Samantha Magee

April 2020 marked 33 years that Larry Doucet, Jr., known as “Frog,” has been working for Danos. He started his career with Danos in 1987 as a welder/fitter, and though he has had various roles along the way, including welding inspector and superintendent, he is happiest in his current and first role as a welder/fitter...Read more. Read More...

Austin Lemaire Invokes SWA

30-Apr-2020

By: Troy Gisclair

Production Operator Austin Lemaire performed a stop work authority (SWA) while observing a coworker inspect a valve on the production manifold at Chevron Petronius VK786. The reason Austin preformed the SWA was due to the co-worker standing on a ladder that was laying on its side. Read More...

Danos Scores Big in the Permian

30-Apr-2020

By: Samantha Magee

Danos was recently featured in Gas Compression Magazine. Read the full article. Read More...

Producing Confidence: Solar Plant

30-Apr-2020

By: Samantha Magee

Danos recently performed work for a solar plant being constructed near Port Allen, Louisiana. For the job, Danos Fabrication Quality Leaderman Brandon Brunet performed visual structural weld inspections to make sure that the supports conform to D1.1 welding specification and code. While Danos performs this type of work in-house daily, this was the first time it outsourced a certified welding inspector. Read More...

Developing Great People Series: Cory LeCompte

30-Apr-2020

By: The Pipeline

When he was only 14 years old, Cory LeCompte moved from his hometown of Houma to Freeport, a suburb of Houston. Instead of attending a small public school of about 800 students, he was now enrolled in a Texas public high school with 5,000 other teenagers. He and his brothers had moved there to live with their father who worked in the oil and gas industry. He tried to adjust to the new environment, but not long after arriving, his father was laid off from his job. Read More...

Congratulations 2019 Field Employee of the Year Nominees!

16-Apr-2020

By: The Pipeline

Congratulations to the following employees who were nominated for the 2019 Dwain "Hog" Carrell Field Employee of the Year award: Read More...

Stop Work Authority - Home Garden Edition

16-Apr-2020

By: Mathew Bascle

In the oil and gas industry, you will hear the term stop work authority (SWA). This culture shift is becoming the standard by which all companies are putting into place and supporting their employees to drive home safe workplaces and practices. The implementation and push for SWA has not only helped to change our jobsites, but it has made us more aware of our at-home safety practices. Read More...