Our innovative products and services help customers safely and efficiently manage critical assets, including the nation’s pipeline infrastructure. Customers use our industry-proven solutions to gather and store information efficiently and comply with regulations that protect people and the environment.
AI is a privately-held company based in Austin with offices in Denver, Ft. Worth and Longview. The company is a leader in providing cathodic protection (CP), integrity management and remote monitoring for oil & gas pipelines. AI's products are used by virtually every oil and gas company in North America and include: Bullhorn® Wireless Remote Monitoring System, Bullhorn Asset Tracker (BAT™) web interface, MicroMax® synchronized current interrupters, Allegro Field Data PC®, Pipeline Compliance System (PCS™) software and Risk Intelligence Platform (RIPL™) software. In addition, AI offers a host of professional services, including remote asset management and regulatory compliance consulting. Through its Bass Engineering subsidiary, the company designs, installs & maintains cathodic protection systems. Visit the American Innovations web site for more information.
Remote Monitoring Division (Austin, TX)
The Remote Monitoring Division includes the Bullhorn and MicroMax product lines. AI is the market leader in the remote monitoring of the corrosion control systems on oil & gas pipelines.
- Bullhorn Remote Monitoring
Bullhorn is used in a wide variety of markets and applications. It can monitor virtually any industrial asset including: CP systems, gas meters, storage tanks, gas compressors, wastewater lift stations, water samplers, irrigation systems, poultry farm equipment, generators and more. Rugged and reliable remote monitoring devices provide worldwide coverage via digital cellular and satellite networks. Bullhorn devices collect data, offer remote control and provide instant notification of alarm events via phone, email and/or SMS for a low monthly fee. Customers can access data, manage a network of devices and set up personalized notification schemes from the Bullhorn Asset Tracker (BAT™) web interface via PC or smartphone.
- MicroMax Interrupters
AI offers flexible, fully programmable, GPS synchronized current interrupters to the CP industry. The GPS80 is the smallest, lowest-cost fully programmable interrupter on the market. The GPS200 Interrupter is fully programmable through its display and includes AI’s patented “Interference Mode” interruption cycle that allows for interference testing with increased productivity and ease of data interpretation.
Compliance Technology Division (Littleton, CO)
The Compliance Technology Division includes the Pipeline Compliance System software, Allegro Field Data PC, Risk Intelligence Platform software and professional services.
- Pipeline Compliance System (PCS)
PCS is the industry standard for managing CP data and other regulatory compliance information. With over 1,800 installed sites at more than 175 companies throughout the world, PCS is used to manage over 80% of the oil and gas transmission systems in the United States. PCS features scalable, modular software to meet a company's specific needs. The PCS database is fully ODBC compliant allowing for integration with other databases such as GIS, ERP, asset management and enterprise systems.
- Allegro Field Data Computer
The Allegro Field Data PC is the industry's most advanced, rugged and versatile hand-held computer for gathering and managing pipeline and facility CP and field inspection data. The unit is a powerful Windows-based field computer with integrated voltmeter, GPS location and regulatory compliance applications optimized for use by oil and gas field technicians.
- Risk Intelligence Platform (RIPL™)
The Risk Intelligence Platform is a powerful decision support system for integrity and risk managers of pipeline and facilities assets. With a flexible, meta-data driven modeling platform, customers use the software’s best practice reference models or construct their own proprietary models to support a variety of business goals. Whether used to drive cost effective prevention and mitigation activities or to meet regulatory compliance requirements, RIPL is a mission critical application for any integrity management program.
- Integrity Management and Compliance Services
AI’s professional service team helps oil and gas operators understand and comply with regulations and standards (including ASME B31.8s and API 1160); identify and quantify areas of high risk; and maximize the return on investment associated with pipeline and facility maintenance programs. Oil and gas companies rely on AI services to improve the efficiency, reliability and safety of their operations.
Bass Engineering (Longview, TX)
Bass provides design, installation and maintenance services for CP systems as well as supporting materials and equipment. Services include maintenance and annual inspections of CP systems, close interval surveys, failure analysis, environmental surveys and AC mitigation. Since 1964, its focus on customer service, training and relentless execution have earned Bass the reputation as “the reliable name in cathodic protection.” The company's diverse client list includes oil and gas pipeline sand producers, petrochemical plants, electric power generation plants, pulp and paper mills,and municipalities. In addition, Bass provides CP materials via its online store. Visit the Bass Engineering website for more information.