Doyon, Limited working with government agencies on incident follow-up
Fairbanks, Alaska - Doyon Drilling Inc. (DDI) and its parent company, Doyon, Limited, are facilitating
and cooperating with local, state and federal agencies that are investigating the death of a DDI employee on
Spy Island on Monday morning, April 9.
The employee, David James, was a Doyon, Limited shareholder originally from Fort Yukon and was
employed as a roustabout pusher, a supervisory position, overseeing work on the rig. Mr. James began his
career with DDI in March of 1986 and has worked for the company on and off for more than 11 years. Mr.
James is survived by his wife, Gladys Woods, and their seven children.
Doyon, its board, senior management and DDI extend its deepest sympathy to the friends and family of Mr.
James. Donations can be made at Alaska USA Federal Credit Union in the name of Judith James.
Doyon’s primary concern has been, and always will be, the welfare of our employees, and providing a safe
work environment for them.