Acid Plant Project


By: Keli Dantin

Danos’ I&E team recently completed the install and testing of an acid plant for a customer in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Classified as a Class I, Division 2 area, the project consisted of ground grids; equipment grounds; electrical distribution; automatic transfer switch installation; Motor Control Center (MCC) building and switch gear; electric pumps and valve actuators; receptacles; loading arms; conduit and cable tray installations; as well as area and perimeter lighting. The team was also tasked with the development and implementation of the controls system on this project. 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...

Fabrication Celebrates 10 Years With Zero Recordables


By: David Gravois

On April 30, 2019, Danos' fabrication services celebrated 10 years with no recordable incidents. Congratulations to everyone involved for this fantastic accomplishment, and thank you for your commitment to safety!  Read More...

Long-Time Danos Employee Turned Entrepreneur


By: Renee Piper

General Manager of Control Systems Lucas Comeaux signed a deal to purchase the control panel portion of Danos’ automation business on Tuesday, April 30. With the purchase, Comeaux will leave Danos and launch his business, API Control Systems, Inc. (API). Comeaux is partnering with Brandon Verret, a five-year Danos employee; additionally, the 11-member Carencro-based manufacturing team has transitioned with Comeaux to API. Read More...

Coatings' Top Year


By: Samantha Magee

2018 saw the best performing year for Danos’ coatings services, bringing a 42% growth in revenue from the previous year. In the last six months alone, fifty projects were booked, and eight of those brought in over $10 million in revenue. Read More...

Promotion for John Able


By: Issac Dantin

Please join us in congratulating John Able on his promotion to Permian Safety Manager. In his new role, John will be Danos’ first Safety Manager in that region. He will manage our current safety specialists who are supporting our various product lines. Read More...

Record Headcount for Production Services


By: Michael Guidry

What a year for production services! As of September 2018, The headcount for production reached a record 1,235. The areas contributing the most to that number are the shale regions and Gulf of Mexico shelf and deepwater platforms. Production Services attributes the continuous growth within their service line to providing excellent customer service, developing relationships with new customers and smooth customer transitions. Read More...

Automation Services Is Learning and Growing


By: The Pipeline

Automation Superintendent Kendell Jones, Electrical Tech/Foreman Brody LeBouef and Automation Superintendent John Charpetier recently passed Shell's very extensive AEP two-week training course that allows each of them to work around live circuits, live wiring, trip breakers and panels on Shell platforms. This training has allowed these employees to grow within the company and has increased their safety awareness around electrical which is both beneficial for Danos and Shell. Read More...

R U Certified? AISC Is


By: Jack Roszelle

The Amelia Integrated Services Complex was recently audited for compliance to the ASME “U” Stamp (fabrication of new pressure vessels) and the NBBI “R” Stamp (repair and alterations of pressure vessels) by an officer from the Louisiana State Fire Marshall’s office and from our authorized inspection company, Hartford Steam Boiler. The audit was conducted over a two-week period. The results are that we maintained our certification status to fabricate new pressure vessels and repair existing pressure vessels for our clients. Read More...

Bird's-Eye View of Midkiff Project


By: The Pipeline

Located near Midland, TX the Midkiff 38-11H is a 10,000 Barrel processing and storage facility. Danos is providing installation of all mechanical and electrical scope. There are currently 3 trains planned at this site with future expansion possible to 9 trains. This project is one of our first capital projects with Pioneer Natural Resources in the Permian Basin. Read More...