BP Mad Dog TAR Commences Export

GIS recently assisted with the BP Mad Dog TAR which was scheduled to be completed in 46 days, however, was delivered ahead of schedule within 42 days. As of early morning on June 19th, Mad Dog began exporting oil again. “For me, this represents how everybody involved in the TAR lead through their values to [...]

TVEX Achieves First Oil

We began fabricating topsides piping and equipment in early 2017 for the Chevron TVEX Project and have spent the past year offshore installing and commissioning that equipment. As of Sunday, June 17th, TVEX has achieved First Oil! Shout out to all of our divisions involved in this wonderful accomplishment: Franklinton Fabrication Offshore Construction Project Management MODS [...]

GIS Obtains New ISO Certification

GIS is dedicated to continually improving operations in order to consistently provide quality products, services, and solutions to our customers in a safe and environmentally sound manner at fair and competitive pricing. We would like to commend our facilities--Galliano, Abbeville, Franklinton, and GWIS--for having all received the updated ISO 9001:2015 certification. We would like to recognize [...]

GIS: Celebrating 70 Years of the Right People

April of 2018 has marked a significant historic milestone as GIS has reached 70 years of business. GIS was founded by Clyde Pregeant Sr. in 1948 with only a welding truck and sheer determination to produce a better life for his family and the community that he serviced. It quickly evolved, entering into the emerging [...]

GIS Receives USA & GEN Excellence Award for Health & Safety Initiatives 2018

As upstream companies increase production, the Oil & Gas  industry continues to recover.  This  positivity extends across midstream and services businesses too, and the outlook is positive. This is due to the hard work and dedication of the businesses and individuals who keep the industry working. The 2018 Oil & Gas Awards showcase the talent [...]

GIS Assists Kaikias in Achieving First Oil

Shell Kaikias was first discovered on July 4, 2014, and on May 29, 2018, less than 4 years later, it achieved First Oil! GIS personnel across many of our divisions had a handle in this project to obtain this great achievement, and we would like to recognize all of these groups for their hard work. [...]

Employee Recognizes Overwhelming Savings for Customer

We would like to recognize our own Frankie Price, GIS Quality Control & CWI, for his exceptional contributions to the topsides construction portion of the Chevron TVEX project. Frankie has exemplified the type of “fresh eyes” perspective that the industry needs right now to get to the next level of smart, simple & sustainable construction [...]

GIS Completes BP Mad Dog Muster Platform Extension

GIS Abbeville recently completed the fabrication of the BP Mad Dog Muster Deck and Transportation Frame along with the assembly of Nor Safe Davits and winches. The Abbeville yard also installed the winches to davits and routing of winch cables; load testing of Davit Arms, assisting MMR with electrical installation; and weighting of the deck [...]

BP Courage Award

GIS Receives Courage Award at BP Supplier Summit GIS, as a partner to the GWIS EPC joint venture with Worley, was recognized for embodying the BP value of “Courage” at BP’s annual Supplier Summit in Houston. GIS would like to also congratulate Jennifer Schwertz-Ohrin [VP of Projects] for being recognized along with her invitation to [...]

West Virginia Heroic Efforts

Great story on employees helping an injured Samaritan in West Virginia. We are very thankful to have such wonderful employees on our team to help others in times of need.