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Congressman Visits Area Post-Ida

Congressman Visits Area Post-Ida

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, House Whip, toured Bollinger Shipyards Lockport facility in mid-October to see first-hand the ongoing recovery efforts following Hurricane Ida’s landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm in late August. Bollinger’s facilities in Lockport, Port Fourchon, Larose and Houma suffered significant damage as a result of the
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Contract Awarded to James Construction for Phase 2 of the LA 1 Project

Contract Awarded to James Construction for Phase 2 of the LA 1 Project

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

LA DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson executed a $463 million contract last month between the state and James Construction for construction of the much-anticipated 8.3-mile elevated highway from Golden Meadow to Leeville, known as Phase 2 of the LA 1 Improvement Project. (Highlighted in red, yellow and green in map) DOTD expects
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Ilja Poised to Help Bayou Region

Ilja Poised to Help Bayou Region

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

On November 15th President Biden signed into law the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The original Democratic infrastructure proposal had outlined $2.6 trillion in spending, including on additional sectors such as public housing and research and development. The $1.2 trillion Senate bill allocated $550 billion in new spending on
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Shell Senior VP Presents to SCIA Members

Shell Senior VP Presents to SCIA Members

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

At the December SCIA General Membership luncheon, Colette Hirstius, Senior Vice President for the Gulf of Mexico for Shell presented a little history and some future plans to the membership. Hirstius, who grew up in New Orleans with family ties to Thibodaux, drew parallels to the bayou region for both
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Congressman Graves Helps the Bayou Region

Congressman Graves Helps the Bayou Region

02-02-2022 | Posted in News

Before, during, and after Hurricane Ida’s landfall, Congressman Graves has been there for the Bayou Region. He continues to work with local officials to ensure unmet needs are met and help make our communities more resilient than before. His office continues to help folks get resources and information to aid
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Sealevel Construction Receives National Award for Flood Control Structure

Sealevel Construction Receives National Award for Flood Control Structure

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Sealevel Construction of Thibodaux has earned a National Excellence in Construction award for their Falgout Canal Flood Control Structure in Dularge, La. The company will be recognized at the EIC awards program on Aug. 18 in Nashville, Tennessee. President of Sealevel Construction Richard Roth said, “This award is a huge
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University of Holy Cross and Fletcher Technical Community College Add New Credit Transfer Agreements

University of Holy Cross and Fletcher Technical Community College Add New Credit Transfer Agreements

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

In a recent virtual signing ceremony, The University of Holy Cross (UHC) and Fletcher Technical Community College (Fletcher) signed articulation agreements between their social sciences and health sciences programs making it easier for students to transfer credits from Fletcher to UHC. In the first agreement signed, Fletcher students will now
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Stratify CEO Named to Voices for Innovation Advisory Task Force

Stratify CEO Named to Voices for Innovation Advisory Task Force

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

CEO of Stratify, LLC, Jason W. Bergeron, announces being named to the Voices For Innovation Advisory Task Force.  Voices for Innovation (VFI) is a Microsoft-supported community of technology professionals and everyday Americans committed to advancing discussions about the most important technology policies. As citizen advocates, we champion public policies that
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Sealevel Construction Receives Excellence in Construction Award

Sealevel Construction Receives Excellence in Construction Award

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Sealevel Construction of Thibodaux has earned an Excellence in Construction Merit Award for the Citgo Clifton Ridge Terminal Fire Protection Improvements project in Sulphur, La. The EIC awards program is the construction industry’s leading competition that honors both general and specialty contractors for innovative and high-quality projects. The Associated Builders
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Morrison Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety

Morrison Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC (Morrison), a leading energy service company for the oil and gas industry, received a 2019 American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) Safety Award for the company’s strong commitment to safety in the workplace. The AEU Safety Award program recognizes the strongest safety programs in the maritime industry.
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Graves Announces $2.1 Million in CARES Act Funding to South Central Planning and Development Commission in Houma

Graves Announces $2.1 Million in CARES Act Funding to South Central Planning and Development Commission in Houma

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $2,134,000 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to South Central Planning and Development Commission. In total, EDA awarded $7.2 million across Louisiana to help provide critical gap financing to
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Fletcher Dean Named To STEM Advisory Council

Fletcher Dean Named To STEM Advisory Council

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Dr. Clint Coleman, Dean of STEM at Fletcher Technical Community College, has been named to the Louisiana Board of Regents STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Advisory Council (LaSTEM). Act 392 of the 2017 Legislative Session created the Council to oversee the creation and delivery of STEM programs in Louisiana. Members
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Danos Wins Shell Production Contract

Danos Wins Shell Production Contract

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Danos has been awarded a contract with Shell Exploration and Production Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, to provide a production workforce across Shell production assets in the Gulf of Mexico, including Appomattox, Auger, Enchilada, Salsa, Mars, Ursa, Olympus, Perdido and Stones.  The three-year contract began on May
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Danos Names Renee Piper VP

Danos Names Renee Piper VP

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Danos is pleased to announce that Renee Piper has been named vice president of marketing, strategy and community affairs. In her new role, Piper is responsible for leading the company's marketing initiatives, strategic planning and execution, and building community engagement in Danos' key markets.   "Danos has a vibrant 73-year history,
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Danos Names Reed Peré VP of Permian

Danos Names Reed Peré VP of Permian

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Danos Executive Reed Peré, a 15-year industry veteran, has been named vice president of Permian operations. In this new role he is responsible for overseeing all Danos service lines and operations in the Permian Basin.  “The Permian continues to be a place of great potential for Danos’ future, and we
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Danos Enlists Justin Gonce as Executive Account Manager

Danos Enlists Justin Gonce as Executive Account Manager

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Danos has added Justin Gonce to its business development team as executive account manager for shale operations. Gonce brings 20 years of experience in sales and business development in the oil and gas and construction industries.   “We are excited to have Justin overseeing Danos’ advancement in the shale regions,” said
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Danos Announces Field and Staff Employees of the Year

Danos Announces Field and Staff Employees of the Year

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Danos has named recipients for the company’s two most prestigious awards. The 2019 Dwain “Hog” Carrell Field Employee of the Year recipient is Chris Pitts, and the 2019 Staff Employee of the Year awardee is Melani Boudreaux. Each year, Danos selects recipients that most embody the company’s purpose, values and
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Danos Wraps Innovative Coastal Restoration Project

Danos Wraps Innovative Coastal Restoration Project

01-20-2021 | Posted in News

Danos recently completed a project requiring the installation reef structure into the marsh of Golden Meadow. Planning for the project began in late February, and the installation in Catfish Lake was completed by a Danos construction crew at the end of July.  “Louisiana’s coast is vital to our local communities,
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