Above-Par Customer Service In Sub-Freezing Weather


By: James Collins

One of our customers recently let us know how much he appreciates the lease operators that Danos provides. Specifically Joel Dales, Jorge Ureste, Jeffery Cagle, Johnny Martinez, & Gilbert Hinostroza. The recent sub-freezing weather caused every kind of production problem imaginable. Each one of these guys stepped up and put in the extra effort and hours that contributed to saving Oxy several hundreds of barrels of production. Read More...

Combining Construction Crew Change Cuts Costs


By: Matt Schexnayder

Logistics Clerk Terry Palmer was recognized by Shell for his bias to action. Terry found a way to save money and improve efficiency through his coordination of personnel. Terry's idea was to combine multiple construction crew changes during Olympus' weekly operations. This allowed the client to drop an entire flight! Due to this one change, the asset will have significant cost-savings annually. Thank you Terry for having a customer-centric mentality. Read More...

Going the Extra Mile with a Smile


By: The Pipeline

Field Service Technician Jose Ayala received a call after-hours from a fellow Danos employee who was having vehicle issues on his way to work in Markham, Texas. After his shift, Jose located the employee and was able to identify the vehicle issue. He then brought the employee to a nearby auto parts store where the correct parts were located to fix the vehicle. After the employee’s shift, Jose kept in contact with him to make sure no other issues arrived and that he made it home safe. Great job Jose! Read More...

Leadership Abroad


By: Matt Kelso

Danos recently received a letter of commendation for Production Supervisor Richard Rowland from SBM Offshore Production Superintendent Danny Van Jaarsveld. The letter stated that Richard exemplifies the Danos purpose, values, vision, and high performance culture. With people like Richard on our side, it's easy to see that we do it right! Read More...

Training Team Excels in Customer Service


By: Travis Williams

An unexpected Shell audit at Bristow heliport called for swift action by members of our training department. Training Lead Mark Simoneaux, Trainer Kelvin Billiot, and Training Clerks Lori Romero and Wanda St. Pierre not only captured the recurrent training needed for all Danos employees working at Bristow, but were able to get the training records submitted to Bristow in time for the audit. Read More...

Top-Five Driver, Three Times


By: Brandon Patterson

​Centurion Pipeline in Midland, Texas, has recognized Danos Measurement Technician Jesse Greenfield at least 3 times as a top-5 driver for all of Centurion. His safe driving has also been praised during Centurion's South Region safety meetings. Jesse’s supervisor with Centurion, Ben Watkins, said, “This is exactly what we are looking for and the type of behavior we like to recognize.” Read More...

Sales Summit and Tradeshow Training


By: Melanie Toups

Every year during the fall, Business Development hosts a two-day Sales and Operations  meeting at the Danos headquarters in Gray, LA. Since our Sales and Business Development staff is spread out worldwide, this is a time when we all come together in one central location to learn and grow as a team. Invited to this event are the entire Sales and Business Development staff, Marketing, Commercial, Operations Managers and the Executive Committee. Read More...

One Call Involves All


By: Craig Gros

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, we received an early morning call from Ankor Energy regarding a leaking 4-inch oil line at EI 208 that resulted in the platform shutting down until it could be repaired. They needed materials and a crew as soon as possible. The effort to help this customer involved 30 Danos team members...Read more Read More...

Our Shining Stars in the Lone Star State


By: Reed Pere

The Danos crews for the Hurricane Harvey project in Houston consisted of employees borrowed from Automation, Coatings, and Construction Services. Each team member contributed a unique skill and perspective that in turn formed well-balanced units that were capable of accomplishing the common goal — to solve one big challenge for our customer and the Houston community. Although everyone played their part in this successful operation, I would personally like to recognize a few that were stellar. Read More...

Dynamic Duo


By: Issac Dantin

Mark Doiron, operations lead and site-lifting coordinator, created a fantastic PowerPoint on some of the safety issues they were faced with at the BP PMF. Mark had an urgent matter to attend to so Warehouse Lead Eugene “Penguin” Rodrigue stepped in to deliver the well prepared message to the team during the Quarterly Lifting Safety meeting at the PMF. That message was forwarded to the safety department at corporate headquarters and shared among the other work groups. Together, Mark and Penguin are a very successful one-two punch and we are glad they are in our corner!!! Read More...