The Gulf Coast Division has everyone busy at this time, working from Gwinville, Miss. to south Texas.
Jody Lahaye and crew are laying 12 miles of 36-inch for El Paso/SNG in Gwinville, MS. This job is approximately 95% complete and has had very few safety incidences. This project seems to be moving fairly well.
Randall Humphers and his crew are laying 48 miles of 36-inch for the Enterprise/Acadian Gas Haynesville Extension. Randallís crew is up to 400 employees.
Carl Ledet and crew are laying the last 7.5 miles of 36-inch for the Enterprise/Acadian Haynesville Extension which is all push work. This spread is also under Randall and we are clearing and digging ditches and starting to lay down pipe.
Charles Rhodes and his crew are still working for Shell Pipeline in different plants in the Channelview/Houston area. Once completed, we will be mobilizing onto a testing project for Spectra Energy.
Doc Veillon is starting on the El Paso/TGT Bluebonnet PIP project.
Marcus Van Allen is starting on a rehab project for Trunkline Gas in South Texas. He will have about six to eight weeks on this project.
Tony Perez and his crew have just completed the rerouting of 3,700 feet of 20-inch for Enterprise in the San Antonio/Austin, Texas area.
The Belle Chasse Office has been working for Chevron Pipeline, Plains Marketing, Shell Pipeline and Boardwalk Pipeline. Dennis and his crews are back to work on the Cal Ky project across the Gulf of Mexico, which includes making two more anomaly repairs and four HDDs to replace or repair anomalies that were located in waterway too deep to pick up and repair.
Teddy Pinson is back with El Pasoís roving crew working in Louisiana on various projects. Last year our presence with them contributed to us obtaining additional work for Sunland alliance crews.
El Paso has put together a new roving crew in Texas, our Channelview group is assisting them. Our hope is to be able to assist them through this entire construction season.
Belvon Hebert and crew completed a challenging project for El Paso in Natchitoches replacing 900 ft. of 30-inch pipeline. They have completed a few other alliance projects for El Paso; one near Transylvania, LA., removing pipe from the Mississippi River bank and another near Vinton, LA, involving a road expansion project by installation of split casing around an existing pipeline.
Belvon and his crew are working on projects in St. Bernard Parish, relocating pipelines for two different clients associated with the United States Army Corps of Engineers hurricane levee protection system expansion project.