And the Good Catch Award Goes to...

18-Nov-2020

By: Jason Finstad

Congratulations to Eric Urioste, Danos lease operator for Chesapeake Energy, who was recently awarded Chesapeake's Good Catch Award. Eric used stop work authority (SWA) while on location when he noticed a worker not wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). Read More...

Solving Customer Problems Before They Become Problems

05-Nov-2020

By: Eric Hood

Danos customer Shell recently commended Project Coordinator Ethan Allemand for a job well done. Ethan identified an error with the orientation of pipe shoes sitting on the exhaust pipe that another company was fabricating. This project is a high priority for Shell with many eyes looking at it. He saved them a lot of time and heartache by pointing out this error.

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Rick Keen - Unsung Safety Hero

29-Oct-2020

By: Issac Dantin

Compliance Specialist Rick Keen has been part of the Danos safety team since 2003. In his role of compliance specialist, he has opportunities to promote safety and Danos on a big stage through the Center of Offshore Safety (COS). Often, Rick is the only contractor representative in many discussions and is also a key speaker via webinars. The COS is part of the American Petroleum Institute. It was formed nine years ago to promote safety in the oil & gas industry. The efforts of COS are focused primarily into four pillars. Read More...

Cameron Richard Shows Leadership in Action

22-Oct-2020

By: Bart Bergeron

Danos' Broussard, Louisiana, office recently received a service call for a technician to go to a nursing home to hook up a backup, rental generator from a vendor who had rented the generator to the nursing home. While our tech was on site prepping for the rental generator and evaluating the parts list, his daughter broke her arm. He needed to leave the site immediately to attend to his daughter. This occurred right at 2 p.m. as the group was locking down the Broussard office and shop to go home to prep for Hurricane Delta.
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Terrific Job by Roy Simmons

15-Oct-2020

By: The Pipeline

​When Hurricane Laura passed through the Gulf of Mexico and South Louisiana, most projects in the Gulf and on land were shut down due to the storm. Many teams had to be both diligent and flexible with the storm’s approach. Specifically, one crew working for Kinetica at the Patterson Terminal did a terrific job of ensuring both equipment and housekeeping were in order before demobilizing to ride out the storm.
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Danos Knocks Hurricane Evacuations Out of the Park

01-Oct-2020

By: Brady Hebert

​Each time there is a storm in the Gulf of Mexico, we face a big challenge in evacuating personnel from offshore platforms. With potentially 100 or more employees being sent onshore to various crew change locations, and with a hurricane coming in hot pursuit, keeping track of who goes where and when proves to be difficult. Read More...

Delaware Basin Project Nears Completion

01-Oct-2020

By: The Pipeline

​After nearly seven months, Danos' work to install a tank battery and satellite facility in the Delaware Basin is almost complete. Danos was awarded the contract earlier this year, and the project utilized multiple service lines including coatings, construction, fabrication, instrumentation and electrical and production workforce.

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A Good Ride

01-Oct-2020

By: Samantha Magee

After 41 years in the oil and gas industry, Kermit Menard is officially retired. He got his start in 1979 working as a contract field welder for Amoco at Ship Shoal 219A. The Crowley, Louisiana, native made his way to Danos in 2002 and has since worked for Shell at Auger, Ursa, Perdido and Olympus, filling in at Brutus and Mars B. He completed his third assignment at Ursa, his final assignment, on September 28.

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Danos Energizing Women in Industry

24-Sep-2020

By: Jessica Stegall

Earlier this month, Danos participated in the twelfth annual Energize Your Destiny career and education forum, virtually facilitated by Shell and five Louisiana community and technical colleges. The free event, attended by more than 300 high school and college students, is designed to educate, empower and encourage women to explore and learn about career and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education opportunities in the oil and gas production, petrochemical and refining industries. Read More...

Kim Dang Demonstrates Bias to Action

24-Sep-2020

By: Issac Dantin

Recently, Coatings Project Manager Kim Dang demonstrated safety leadership that is true to Danos’ high-performance culture trait Bias to Action and our value of Safety!
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