COVID-19 Vaccinations


By: Tara Morvant

Coordinated efforts to safely distribute the COVID-19 vaccination are underway. Vaccine availability will initially be limited and therefore must be distributed in a phased approach. As more vaccines become available from the CDC, more individuals and groups will be offered a vaccination. Read More...

The Unsung Heroes


By: Melissa Adams

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” -Christopher Reeve

I’d like to spotlight a group of individuals as the unsung heroes they are. This team of 20 employees comprised of the Danos payroll department and timekeeping support personnel persevere through enormous obstacles and relentless deadlines to process time and payroll for over 1500 employees every week.

Toolbox Topic- Backpack Safety


By: Stephen Gros

Concern is growing that workers are carrying too much weight on their backs when using backpacks to transport tools on the worksite. Carrying overweight backpacks can lead to neck, shoulder and back discomfort. It is recommended that backpacks weigh no more than 10-15 percent of your body weight. Read More...

Happy Retirement, Tommy!


By: Blake Westerman CSP, ASP, COSS

After 42 years in the industry, Electrician Thomas “Tommy” Racca will be retiring upon completion of his two-week hitch today.

Tommy began his oilfield career as a deckhand working on boats in 1978. Since then, he has had many roles, including his most recent position as a maintenance electrician with Danos, which he began ten years ago.

Cold Stress Safety


By: Nick LeBlanc

While perhaps less common than heat stress in our area, cold stress can cause significant occupational injury or illness to workers. The primary factors in evaluating a cold stress environment are air temperature and wind. The wind chill index combines air temperatures and wind speed to determine how cold it would feel to a person outside. Read More...

Final Town Hall of 2020


By: Tara Morvant

At our final Town Hall meeting of the year, Owner Paul Danos reflected on the BIG winsand how we pulled together to overcome the challenges of 2020. He also introducedour 2021 strategic priorities, themed Determined to Dominate (D2). Read More...

Way to W.A.T.C.H.


By: Matt Schexnayder

urtis Jackson, a deepwater mechanic for Danos, recently submitted a great near miss W.A.T.C.H. card on a routine task that he was involved in.

Curtis was performing a standard addition to the water maker when he noticed something was off. The chemical that was about to be added to the water maker was toxic and would impose safety
and environmental damage if not removed immediately.

See Something, Say Something


By: Mathew Bascle

he phrase “see something, say something” became a part of our vocabulary after the events that rocked our nation on September 11, 2001. We all became more aware of our surroundings. Things that may have looked suspicious began to stick out a little more. Over time we began to relax a little, maybe started taking things for granted and not being as keen-eyed as we once were. Read More...

Welcome to the Danos Family!


By: Tara Morvant

We will continue to have a section celebrating all the special moments in our employees' lives that make life worth living. Whether it is a bringing a new life into the world or obtaining a degree, let us know so we can share. Read More...

Danos Partners with Shell to Benefit Local Organizations


By: Tom Broom

Danos was the presenting sponsor at Shell’s 19th Annual HERO Giving Campaign Golf Tournament and Cook-off Competition on Friday, November 13.

The purpose of the event was to raise funds for local community organizations. With the ongoing COVID outbreak, local charities need our support more now than ever.