Tool and Hard Hat Lanyards


By: Scott Soto

Danos Blaster Painter Foreman Ronald Bailey was inspecting the base of handrails that were recently blasted to be coated after inspection.

During the inspection process, he placed his head through the handrails and moved a blast hose out of his way to get a better look. In doing so, his hard hat lanyard was caught up on the blast line causing the lanyard to break loose from his belt loop and fall approximately 60 feet down to the drill deck below.

Danos Promotes Justin Gonce to General Manager of Onshore


By: The Pipeline

Danos is pleased to announce the promotion of Justin Gonce to general manager of onshore. In this role, Justin will lead the company’s production services teams in the Eagle Ford, Marcellus and the Permian basins, as well as the project services team in the Permian. Greg Short, Brian Gray, Juan Torres and Melanie Hill will report to Justin, while Justin will report directly to Daryl Rousse, vice president of production operations. Read More...

Congrats on Your Promotion!


By: Issac Dantin

Congratulations to Stephen Gros on his promotion from lead safety specialist to Gulf of Mexico safety manager. Stephen started with Danos in 2000 and has been a valuable asset to our safety department. Read More...

Shining the Safety Spotlight on Harry Ford


By: Nick LeBlanc

Danos I&E Superintendent Harry Ford, was recognized during our weekly safety call for his site leadership with assisting and managing Danos personnel and several sub-contractors in regards to W.A.T.C.H. card participation.

Harry oversees that Danos employees and sub-contractors are completing daily on-site observations, otherwise known as W.A.T.C.H. cards.

Leading the Charge


By: Brady Hebert

Congratulations to Danos Senior Account Manager Michael Bourgeois for being the recipient of the Fieldwood Energy Special Recognition Award!

Leading the charge for not one, but two transitions, is no easy feat, yet Michael completed both with success. He was recognized with this award for going above and beyond for his employees and customers, demonstrating immense care while handling the transition process.

Corey Stein CISSP Certified


By: Sonny Orgeron

Congratulations to IT Security Administrator Corey Stein for successfully passing the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam, earning his CISSP certification in October 2020.

One of the more esteemed cybersecurity certifications,

Join us for Town Hall with Owner Paul Danos


By: Tara Morvant

​Join us for a Town Hall meeting with Owner Paul Danos on Wednesday, December 16, at noon in the Great Room.

Not at headquarters? The meeting will also be conducted via Microsoft TEAMS, giving you the option to live-stream the video or call in to listen.

Great Catch, David Davis!


By: Shawn Wheeler

Danos Senior Lease Operator David Davis was recently commended for a great catch while working on the Olympus Energy well pad. David was following Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO) procedures and while in doing so, found a number of valves with the inner and outer retaining stops completely loosened. At that moment, David invoked his right to Stop Work Authority (SWA) to ensure the valves were repaired while on the pad, allowing work to continue safely. Read More...

And the Good Catch Award Goes to...


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


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.