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re: Xiden already putting people out of work - JasonL79
Not sure the status of this project but they should have accelerated the schedule knowing Biden was a possibility. I know my company did and they ended up finishing an 850 mile pipeline in a little over a year. ...
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re: Questions for those who had the Rona (Update: Tested positive) - JasonL79
5 of my family members plus me caught it plus me out of a party of 12 Christmas week. My father (80yrs old) was at that same party and is high fish but no symptoms yet with him or my mother. Taste went out (or very dull tasting ability) 8 days ago and smell went out completely 7 days ago. Have 0...
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re: What’s the quickest/most drastic change of temperature you’ve experienced? - JasonL79
-24 in North Dakota to 75 in New Orleans in January. Was in North Dakota for 2 years working an oil an gas project. Coldest place I’ve ever been. One week the high was 0 and one of those days the high was -12. ...
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re: Hurricane Katrina made landfall 15 years ago today - August 29, 2005 - JasonL79
[quote]While I absolutely share in the grief of what happened to New Orleans, I feel like what happened to Mississippi is one of the most ignored catastrophes in US history [/quote] Little plaquemines parish where the storm first made landfall and when it was the strongest got little attention a...
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re: Hurricane Katrina made landfall 15 years ago today - August 29, 2005 - JasonL79
[quote]quote: Note: that photo was likely taken more than two months post Katrina - standing water there still for weeks. Any idea on why the water stuck around for two weeks? Ground saturation? Heavy rain upstream flowing back to the coast? I’d think storm surge would dissipate more l...
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re: Laura - President Trump visits Lake Charles, Louisiana for Hurricane Response Update - JasonL79
[quote]What kind of wall earthen or man-made?[/quote] Both. Levee and heavily enforced steel wall. May be hard to see from the pic but bigger than what it looks in the pics. [img]https://media-exp1.licdn.com/dms/image/C5622AQGnPtLo6NC0YA/feedshare-shrink_1280/0?e=1601510400&v=beta&t=CYgj-cebzJ...
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re: Laura - President Trump visits Lake Charles, Louisiana for Hurricane Response Update - JasonL79
[quote]quote: Getting reliable reports in Cameron that storm surge was around 9-10ft. So less than what was projected. Wonder if those 150 people that stayed survived[/quote] Not sure. Reports are coming from people who stayed at the LNG plant. But they were inside the 30ft tall storm surg...
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re: Laura - President Trump visits Lake Charles, Louisiana for Hurricane Response Update - JasonL79
Getting reliable reports in Cameron that storm surge was around 9-10ft. So less than what was projected. ...
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re: Laura - President Trump visits Lake Charles, Louisiana for Hurricane Response Update - JasonL79
[quote]uote: Grandpa survived Katrina in pilottown. Pretty wild story. I gotta hear this one[/quote] He was around 85 at the time. Stubborn old man and WW2 veteran that lived majority of his life in Pilottown. Never left for Betsy, Camille, or any other storms. Stayed in Katrina in his ...
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re: Laura - President Trump visits Lake Charles, Louisiana for Hurricane Response Update - JasonL79
[quote]quote: This is like being on the Mississippi gulf coast during Katrina Went to Waveland shortly after Katrina. Looked like an atomic bomb was dropped. I imagine that’s what most of Cameron and Vermillion will look like tomorrow.[/quote] Or Plaquemines parish for Katrina where it made...
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re: Laura - President Trump visits Lake Charles, Louisiana for Hurricane Response Update - JasonL79
[quote]quote: will anything be left of Cameron after this thing? The courthouse.[/quote] LNG plant being built there has 35ft tall walls and built to withstand cat5 storms. ...
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re: Laura - President Trump visits Lake Charles, Louisiana for Hurricane Response Update - JasonL79
[quote]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgYYWYDU8AAv4A5?format=png&name=medium[/quote] While technically not a landfall, Camille passed very close to southeastern LA. Took out majority of my family living in Plaquemines Parish. ...
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re: Laura - President Trump visits Lake Charles, Louisiana for Hurricane Response Update - JasonL79
Where are you finding those Cameron pics at? I work very close to that pic. ...
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re: Change My Mind: Anyone with ANY sense and an above average IQ can be a River Pilot... - JasonL79
[quote]I don’t understand the infatuation with certain topics on this board. River pilots. Operators. Gravy. Tourney ball. Hurricanes [/quote] The OT hates anyone that makes money. They make a big deal about the oil and gas industry also due to the money they make. I know several peop...
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re: River Pilots in Louisiana for dummies - JasonL79
[quote]quote: From the pilots I know it is definitely like this. Are you saying they’re essentially financing the retirement of those who are outgoing, like a privately owner practice?[/quote] I’m not an expert on it by any means but I would assume so. They have to buy stock into the compan...
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re: River Pilots in Louisiana for dummies - JasonL79
[quote]quote: After you get voted in you do not start making the big bucks. In order to do that, you have to buy into the association. Think of this as doctors or lawyers buying into a practice. It’s basically the same situation. No, it’s not at all like that.[/quote] From the pilots I know...
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re: River Pilots in Louisiana for dummies - JasonL79
[quote]I could be wrong with my dates but I believe it came into effect about 10-15 years ago that prospective pilots had to have a college degree, and within the past 5 years it changed to where that degree had to be from an academy [/quote] This is my understanding as well. I know about 20+ pil...
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re: River pilots seeking pay raise to nearly $700,000 annually despite shipping decline - JasonL79
[quote]The pilots I know work 6 months of the year [/quote] Depending on the pilot group this is only partially true. One group where I know several of them, they are on call 24 hours a day for 6 months out of the year. Depending on ship traffic, they can have very long days and are away from th...
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re: Shell selling Convent refinery - JasonL79
[quote] Yeah, the Shell GM's aren't exactly truck nut guys and neither are the top 25 or so people at each site. I'm sure it's the same with Exxon and Maratho[/quote] I’ve worked for P66, Motiva/Shell,Tesoro/Andeavor/Marathon, and now an LNG company. Definitely not Baws running the plants in pla...
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re: Shell selling Convent refinery - JasonL79
[quote] quote: After the huge cost overruns, in the billions,(Thank you Sarbanes Oxley) in the Motiva Port Arthur expansion, Shell and the Saudi's split the sheets in the USA. I'm not sure that was the main driver of them splitting. [/quote] I worked on the Motiva/Shell side as an owner r...
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