Shell Pipeline Company LP has awarded Danos a contract to provide significant upgrades to its Houma, LA, facility. Danos’ instrumentation and electrical team will install a new, elevated motor control system for the company. This will control the mainline shipping pumps and associated controls supporting Shell’s commitment to long-term reliability of its assets. Project work began at the end of September and is expected to wrap in late 2021.
“Because we have a long-standing history with Shell Pipeline, our crews are familiar with the work and with the facility. This allows us to provide a turnkey solution for our valued customer,” said Owner Mark Danos.
Danos also supported phase one of the facility upgrades. Approximately 30 Danos and partner employees will be utilized to complete the work in phase two.
Additionally, Danos has been awarded a significant contract with a midstream services provider to deliver facility upgrades of all automation and control systems for two platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. At the same time, Danos will enhance the human machine interface, which controls facility operations. Work on the project began in August, and pre-installation work is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.
While Danos has been providing automation and instrumentation and electrical services for decades, the company established each as independent service lines in 2014 after Danos acquired a control system company with an extensive 30-year history. Danos’ energy services offerings now include automation, instrumentation and electrical, mechanical maintenance, power generation, and valve and wellhead.