Appomattox INC-Free Inspection


By: Isaac Henry

Congratulations to the Danos crew at Shell’s Appomattox platform for a recent INC-free inspection! The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) performed the inspection with 327 components. The Danos crew works side by side with Shell personnel to ensure efficient and safe operations. Read More...

Danos Scores Big in the Permian


By: Samantha Magee

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

Producing Confidence: Solar Plant


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...

How Doing Things the Hard Way Led Danos to a Better Solution


By: The Pipeline

​Performing maintenance on an industrial piping area can be a bit like trying to pick the right piece of fruit. Even if it looks good and feels ripe, you really don’t know what you’ve got until you cut into it.

That’s a lesson Danos learned over many years of serving oil and gas processing customers. For example, in one job a few years ago, Danos was hired by a long-time client to perform a series of repairs to the slug catcher finger piping at a gas processing facility. It seemed fairly straightforward, with customer-provided maps of the corrosion to guide their efforts. But it wasn’t long before the team realized the true scope of the challenge.

Salt Creek Customer Compliments


By: The Pipeline

Danos fabrication and I&E teams recently completed work for two separate compressor stations for customer Salt Creek Midstream. The customer was very appreciative of everyone on the Danos team who assisted with the projects. Read More...

Shell Enchilada Kickoff Meeting


By: Kenny Haas

The beam and support replacement project aboard Shell Enchilada production platform that began April 17 will last through November and involves multiple skill sets. Welders, fitters, riggers, scaffold builders, and project managers involved with the project spent a day before the project analyzing the risks of working over water, at heights and inside PWEs, as well as, familiarizing themselves with the Shell culture aboard the platform. One Shell leaders stated that this was the best kickoff meeting he has attended. Read More...

Houma Tank Expansion Project


By: Charlie Miller

In June of 2018, Shell Pipeline began work on the Houma Tank Expansion Project, which involved the installation of two 250,000-barrel crude oil storage tanks. These tanks were built from the ground – up and construction required several contractors – civil, tank builders, piping, blasters, painters and electrical. Danos was tasked with Read More...

Six Project Wins In Six Weeks


By: The Pipeline

Automation services has been awarded 6 projects in 6 weeks in 4 states — Massachusetts, Kentucky, Alabama, and Louisiana — for first-time automation customer Kinder Morgan. The scope of work involves upgrading a turbine control system, replacing fire and gas detection monitors, and replacing two compressor control panels. Read More...

Project Wins


By: The Pipeline

Our company continues to build relationships with our customers, which ultimately results in winning projects. As we continue to provide superior world-class service, our customers are taking notice. Here are a few recent project wins for our company... Read More...

Fabrication Contract Secured For Platform In West Africa


By: Renee Piper

Danos has been awarded a fabrication contract by a major oil and gas producer subsidiary operating in Equatorial Guinea. The scope of work comprises the fabrication of a 50-by-60-foot deck section and all associated piping for an upgraded compressor on the producer’s offshore platform. Read More...