Otis Danielson was born in 1916 at Beaumont, Texas. He turned a petroleum Engineer after finishing profitable research on the Classen High School. He was one in all 361 graduates who clutched a “doc of passage”, the equal of a highschool diploma. Danielson turned a Civil Air Patrol pilot, whereas beginning a household and incomes a petroleum engineering diploma from the University of Oklahoma in 1939. In 1946 on the age of 30, Danielson was the Kerr-McGee drilling engineer on the effectively staff that deliberate and drilled the Ship Shoal effectively which obtained a depth of about 1,700 ft. Ship Shoal Block 32 positioned about 12 miles offshore in 14 ft of water within the open Gulf of Mexico. His early observations and research confirmed tender platform could be extra appropriate and economical and could possibly be towed to a protected harbour ought to a hurricane happen and it was believed a companion metal platform, mounted with pilings, may face up to such storm situations. He was a part of the staff concerned within the design the primary tender assisted drilling rig. With 4 Kerr-McGee workers, Seale, George Parks, and Leo LeBron Otis Danielson transformed WWII barge and a land rig for the ocean drilling. The drilling of the Ship Shoal effectively in 1947 gave delivery to the fashionable offshore drilling trade. Otis Danielson died the 6 August 2008. (Otis Danielson and Kerr-McGee first tender assisted rig)
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