ChetMorrison Contractors

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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.…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…