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The Morrison Brand is Evolving

Our Brand is Evolving

March 6th, 2019 in News, Press Releases

  We are proud to announce the next evolution of our brand. While our legal name will remain Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC, we are rebranding to “MORRISON” in our marketing to better reflect our global reach across various service lines in the energy industry.     We have updated our logo to reflect this change…

Morrison Expands Pipelay Barges, Construction & Diving Fleet

Morrison Expands Pipelay Barge, Construction and Diving Fleet

March 6th, 2019 in News, Press Releases

MORRISON announced today that the company has acquired two pipelay/construction barges and a saturation diving system, effectively doubling the size of our pipelay barge fleet and increasing our saturation diving capabilities.   Our new assets include: DLB Super Chief, a 265 ft x 72 ft ABS-classed pipelay barge with accommodations for 93 personnel. It is…

Morrison Completes Diving Support Vessel Dry Dock

Morrison Completes Joanne Morrison Diving Support Vessel Dry Dock

March 4th, 2019 in News, Press Releases

Morrison has successfully completed the dry docking of its saturation support vessel (DSV) Joanne Morrison for upgrades. DSV Joanne Morrison is a 240 ft saturation diving vessel with capabilities to perform scopes of work to depths as deep as 1000 ft of seawater and is the largest of its class in the Gulf of Mexico.…

Bo Ristic Named Vice President of ADCI for 2019

ADCI Appoints Bo Ristic as Vice President for 2019

March 1st, 2019 in HSEQ News, News

For the second year in a row, HSEQ Director of Morrison, Bo Ristic, has been elected as 2nd vice president of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) for the 2019 year. Alongside a select group of experienced industry professionals, Bo will help promote open communication within the underwater industry while lending his expertise on…

Introducing TSA™, a new system for cathodic protection

February 1st, 2019 in Events

EXTEND THE LIFE OF YOUR PLATFORM. Morrison, De Nora and Cescor have teamed up in the field of CATHODIC PROTECTION RETROFIT of offshore platforms, providing a complete package that includes: Advanced design and modeling Supply and manufacturing of top quality anodes and CP components Installation works and maintenance services Morrison will be contributing procurement services, logistics, construction, installation and maintenance, while…

Morrison Successfully Completes EPCIC Project for Trinidad’s Newest Offshore Operator

November 29th, 2018 in News, Projects

Morrison has successfully completed the DeNovo EPCIC project on a landmark development offshore Trinidad and Tobago. Morrison was awarded the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning (EPCIC) contract from Trinidad and Tobago’s newest upstream operator, DeNovo Energy Limited (DeNovo).   The project included the fabrication, installation and mechanical completion of:   A Conductor Supported Platform…

Providing Protection for The National WWII Museum in New Orleans

October 19th, 2018 in News, Projects

Morrison, Houma, La. had the esteemed privilege to work with The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, La. to provide thermal sprayed aluminum coating services to the new Bollinger Canopy of Peace.

Announcing iJacket: A New Method in Foundation Design

September 17th, 2018 in News

Morrison is pleased to announce our partnership with iSIMS to create and launch iJacket™, a new optimized method in jacket and foundation design.   Reduce Material & Labor Requirements of Traditional Foundations by up to 30% iSIMS and Morrison have teamed up to optimize structural performance and provide significant cost savings for the offshore wind industry. As…

Morrison Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety

September 10th, 2018 in News

Morrison is pleased to announce that embracing exceptional workplace safety practices has earned us the 2017 American Equity Underwriters, Inc (AEU) Safety Award for our company’s strong commitment to safety in the workplace.

Morrison Company Spotlight

June 8th, 2018 in Events

Morrison, an energy service company, delivers infrastructure projects to clients in the oil and gas and renewables industries. For almost four decades, customers continue to rely on Morrison’s specialized services and practical approach toward project execution.   Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) Services Whether utilizing company-owned resources or by teaming with strategic partners, Morrison is well-positioned…

Communication, teamwork and solid execution continue to help secure long-term relationships with our clients.

April 25th, 2018 in News, Our Team

  Jacob Shaw, Business Development Representative for Chet Morrison Contractors, was recently recognized by a client from one of the largest energy transportation companies in North America for his work ethic, dedication to continuous improvement and overall approach to his role at Chet Morrison Contractors.  We asked Jacob to tell us about how he builds…

Now Offering Thermal Sprayed Aluminum Coating Services

April 13th, 2018 in News

We’ve got corrosion’s worst nightmare on our team. Do You? Morrison is proud to deliver Thermal Sprayed Aluminum (TSA) coating services, the most effective and cost-efficient corrosion protection for your most valuable assets.

Get Ready: Tips for Hurricane Season from an HSE Expert

April 6th, 2018 in Events, HSEQ News, News

Hurricane season begins June 1, and Gulf coast businesses are starting to wonder what this year has in store. Prior to hurricane season, Chet Morrison Contractors proactively engages in reviewing and performing drills on its Annual Hurricane Preparedness Plans. Through a phased approach, we’re prepared to protect and stage assets in advance of a pending…

The Keys to Successful Operations

March 23rd, 2018 in Marine Construction, Marine Pipeline, News, Projects

    “Success comes from an integration of safety, quality and accountability into one sustainable business system.” To achieve successful business operations, executive vision must be prevalent. In addition, top-down leadership that believes in the vision and implements practical ways to achieve it must exist. Leadership should be adaptive and partnerships should be embraced.  And…

Quality Can’t Wait: Morrison Completes ISO 9001:2015 Certification

June 2nd, 2017 in Events, HSEQ News, News

In order to continuously provide best-in-class products and services, Morrison strives to meet or exceed all industry regulations and requirements for safety and quality. To that end, our Fabrication and Deepwater Riser Services divisions have completed their ISO 9001:2015 certification process more than a year ahead of schedule. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is based on…

Our Community. Our Commitment.

March 30th, 2017 in Energizing Our Community, News

This year, Chet Morrison Contractors had the honor of being the title sponsors of the Ronald McDonald House cup of Houston, a golf tournament benefiting the Houston chapter of the Ronald McDonald House. This year’s Chairman Emeritus of the event was former President George H.W. Bush, and the event took place on Monday, March 27…

Chet Morrison Contractors Provides Civil & Mechanical Installation Services for Raceland Biomass Plant

March 30th, 2017 in Fabrication, News, Press Releases

Chet Morrison Contractors recently completed work on a new biochemical processing plant located in Raceland, La. The facility is designed to convert sugar cane bagasse, or sugarcane waste, into industrial sugars and biofuels. Chet Morrison Contractors provided a wide range of civil and mechanical support services over the span of eight months, including the fabrication,…

Setting the Standard for Excavations

March 30th, 2017 in HSEQ News, News

Chet Morrison Contractors recently completed their Gold Shovel Standard (“GSS”) certification as a requirement through their partnership with Kinder Morgan. This allows Chet Morrison Contractors to continue performing excavation services for Kinder Morgan and is an additional step in the company’s commitment to improved safety initiatives. “We take great pride in being able to partner…

ADCI Announces New Board Members

March 30th, 2017 in News, Our Team

The Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) recently announced its board members and officers for the 2017 year and Bo Ristic, HSEQ Director of Chet Morrison Contractors, has been elected as 2nd vice president. Together with a small group of veteran industry professionals, Bo will help to promote open communication with the underwater industry while…

Trelleborg Sets Up GoM Buoyancy Repair at Chet Morrison Contractors

March 7th, 2017 in News, Riser Services

  From Subsea World News:   Trelleborg’s offshore operation has formalized its Drill Riser Buoyancy Module (DRBM) repair offering for the Gulf of Mexico through its partnership with the Deepwater Riser Services division of Chet Morrison Contractors. DRBMs are installed to reduce a drilling riser’s net weight in water, and ensure that the structure and…

TOFCO Completes Fabrication of Historic Juniper Topsides

February 14th, 2017 in Fabrication, News, Press Releases

(La Brea, Trinidad) – Trinidad Offshore Fabricators Unlimited (TOFCO) recently completed work for the Juniper offshore gas platform topsides at its facility in La Brea, Trinidad. The project marks a milestone for Trinidad and Tobago as it is the largest offshore structure ever fabricated in the country. Juniper is a Normally Unmanned Installation (NUI) measuring…

Incident and Injury Free in 2016

January 24th, 2017 in HSEQ News, News

Calendar year 2016 was a challenging year for the energy service business. Spending reductions were a common theme for upstream clients, which resulted in broad scale service sector cut backs. Life was no different here at Chet Morrison Contractors and, as we streamlined our business expenditures to compensate for such an unfavorable market, our leadership…