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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…

Challenge BOEM’s assessment of your financial assurance program and win: You have options when it comes to the latest NTL

September 29th, 2016 in Marine Services, News, Well Services

Recent regulatory changes from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have the oil and gas industry on edge. The publication of a long-awaited Notice to Lessees and Operators (NTL) in July 2016 has changed the liability and security requirements for companies with Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) leases, threatening many with dramatically higher financial burdens…

Morrison Partners with OEM on Riser Project

September 23rd, 2016 in News, Press Releases, Riser Services

  (Houma, La.) – Chet Morrison Contractors’ Deepwater Riser Services division recently completed work on a complex deepwater riser maintenance project for an offshore drilling rig that included complete disassembly, blast, paint and reassembly of 57 risers. By partnering with the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) on the project, Chet Morrison Contractors was able to deliver…

CMex partners with ANSPAC for 9th year

September 16th, 2016 in Energizing Our Community, Events, News

Chet Morrison Contractors, Mexico partners with ANSPAC for 9th year to graduate 4 different units. By Sariel Enríquez, Consultor de RH for Chet Morrison Contractors Chet Morrison Contractors, Mexico (“CMex”) has partnered with ANSPAC for 9 years.  ANSPAC promotes social advancement through continuing education on self-esteem and self-knowledge for working adults. The group is concerned…

Chet Morrison Contractors’ Harvey Facility Receives Quality Management System Registration

July 19th, 2016 in Fabrication, News, Press Releases

(Houma, La.) – Chet Morrison Contractors is pleased to announce that the company’s Harvey-based fabrication facility has been assessed by Hartford Steam Boiler Registration Services and has been found to be in conformance with ISO 9001:2008. With this registration, Chet Morrison Contractors’ fabrication services is certified to provide the highest standard of quality fabrication services…

A Father’s Day Story

June 17th, 2016 in Events, News, Our Team

Remembering Pops by Melanie Erlinger   “My dad’s name was Norman Sevin, but everyone called him “Pops”.  He started working at Chet Morrison Contractors in early 1997 until he passed away in May of 2014.  He loved his job for so many reasons!  He worked in the tool room, drove the crew van, and worked…

Morrison Contractors Introduces Waterless Riser Cleaning Tool: MUDBUG

June 7th, 2016 in News, Press Releases, Riser Services

(Houma, La.) – Morrison Contractors announces a new tool for cleaning drilling and production risers that is safer, faster and more cost-effective than current methods. MUDBUG is an air-actuated, self-propelled device that uses oscillating brushes to clean debris build-up inside risers, moving through the length of the riser and back out again. “MUDBUG is a…

Are You Prepared?

July 31st, 2018 in Events, HSEQ News, News

Our teams are on alert and taking all precautions to safeguard our equipment and personnel as identified in our Hurricane Preparedness Plans. In the event of a hurricane or tropical storm, Chet Morrison Contractors is available to assist our customers with immediate response and assessment services. Our multitude of resources including our versatile assets, diverse…

Chet Morrison Contractors Certified by GE Oil & Gas for Marine Riser Repair

May 26th, 2016 in News, Press Releases, Riser Services

(Houma, La.) – Chet Morrison Contractors is now certified as a Licensed Inspection & Repair Service Provider for GE Oil and Gas. Specifically, the company’s Deepwater Riser Services’ facility in Houma is qualified for disassembly, inspection and repair of GE Oil & Gas marine drilling risers. It is one of only two such facilities in…

2015 HSE Excellence Award

January 27th, 2016 in Events, HSEQ News, News, Our Team

Morrison Contractors’ VP of HSEQ takes a look back at 2015 and shares goals and objectives for 2016, Recognizes 2 departments with HSE Excellence Award “Goals were set high and it was not an easy task to achieve the exceptional 2015 HSE performance desired. I am extremely proud of every man and woman who worked…

Recognizing Leaders at Work

August 14th, 2015 in Events, HSEQ News, News, Our Team

We’d like to recognize Jody LeBouef, Riser Superintendent, and Jerry Schulte, Maintenance Manager, for identifying unsafe work practices and utilizing “Stop Work Authority” in the prevention of injury and property damage. What Happened: During the loading process of a non-working forklift, Jerry and Jody noticed a 3rd party vendor spraying starting fluid into the air filter to…

Marine Dive Crew Receives Recognition

July 29th, 2015 in Events, Marine Services, News, Our Team, Projects

Chet Morrison Contractors Marine Construction Dive Division was called out to a project to repair a pipeline leak. Phase I of this project was the recovery of 500’+ of 24″ pipeline, cutting stub ends back and installing end connectors on the north and south stubs. Our team had many unique challenges, including extreme river currents.…

Chet Morrison Contractors Promotes Two Executives

April 30th, 2015 in News, Our Team, Press Releases

Chet Morrison Contractors announced two changes to its senior management team.  Leroy Guidry has been named president of Chet Morrison Contractors. In additon to this new position, he will continue to serve as chief financial officer, a position he’s held since 1998.  He has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry,…

DSV Kelly Morrison Receives Special Recognition

February 28th, 2015 in News, Our Team, Our Vessels

Our Dive and Marine crews aboard the DSV Kelly Morrison received special recognition from the U.S. Coast Guard and customers. “I just wanted to say a few things about how well these projects have gone and why I think that they have. I want to say that on the DSV Kelly Morrison I have noticed…

Deepwater Riser Services

January 30th, 2015 in News, Riser Services

Deepwater Riser Services was featured in a recent edition of Go Gulf Magazine.   To view the full digital edition, click here.

Welcome Adam Buffington, Dive Supervisor

October 30th, 2014 in Events, Our Team

Chet Morrison Contractors welcomes 20 year veteran, Adam Buffington, to our team as Dive Supervisor. Adam took a few minutes to share with us a few interesting facts about his road from tender to supervisor. Q: How long have you been in the industry?  A: I am going on 20 years. Q: How long have…

Ristic Featured Panelist at Offshore Safety Conference

September 25th, 2014 in HSEQ News, News, Press Releases

Bo Ristic, Vice President of HSEQ, Chet Morrison Contractors, was a featured panelist for the 4th Annual Offshore Safety Conference in Houston, Texas, on September 24, 2014. Ristic spoke as part of a two-person panel on “Ensuring Day-to-Day Plans are Executed Onsite 24/7 with the Implementation of SEMS II.” The goal was to share how…

Chet Morrison Contractors Receives API Q1 Registration

July 31st, 2014 in News

Chet Morrison Contractors is pleased to announce that the company’s Deepwater Riser Services has been assessed by the American Petroleum Institute Quality Registar (APIQR) and has been found to be in conformance with ISO 9001:2008 and API Specification Q1 9th edition. With this registration, Chet Morrison Contractors’ Deepwater Riser Services is certified to provide the…

CMC Mexico Partners with ANSPEC for 7th year

July 30th, 2014 in Energizing Our Community, News

CMC Mexico partners with ANSPEC for 7th year to graduate 4 different units. In June 2014, graduation ceremonies were held for the 4 different ANSPAC units supported by Chet Morrison Contractors, Mexico. CMC Mexico has partnered with ANSPAC for 7 years. The four units that graduated included: Rio Medio Unit, Downtown Unit, Alvarado Women’s Unit…

CMC Names New Management Team for Marine and HSEQ

June 1st, 2014 in News, Press Releases

Jerome Shaw has been named Vice President of Marine Construction for Chet Morrison Contractors. Shaw’s extensive background in the industry incudes more than 20 years of experience, specifically in the oilfield marine service lines where he built operational expertise in pipeline and diving operations, as well as marine fabrication and construction. He previously served as…

Join Us at OTC 2014

March 26th, 2014 in Events

Chet Morrison Contractors is proud to exhibit at OTC 2014! Visit Us at Booth # 5222 May 5th – 8th Houston, TX  

Decommissioning & Abandonment Summit 2014

February 25th, 2014 in Events

March 11 – 12, 2014 Royal Sonesta Hotel, Houston, Texas Chet Morrison Contractors is a leader in offering cutting-edge strategies to reduce offshore liability and deliver more timely, cost-effective and safer decommissioning projects. We are proud to be sponsoring lunch and offering attendees the chance to enjoy a virtual reality golf experience at this year’s Summit! As a colleague of…