About Us

About Us

For more than 30 years, American Innovations (AI) has delivered proven compliance solutions to oil and gas pipeline professionals from the field to the office. That experience has driven us to develop innovative solutions that address your need for efficient data collection, reporting, and analysis – an integrated family of hardware, software and professional services backed by relentless customer service with people who genuinely care. We do this because we understand the importance of your job – that safely and efficiently delivering energy to meet your customers’ needs is challenging and constantly changing.

AI is the majority owner of Bass Engineering. Since 1967, Bass has been THE reliable name in cathodic protection (CP). Bass provides CP design, installation, and maintenance services and offers a variety of CP materials. AI draws on the vast experience of Bass to help improve the design of its products while helping ensure that Bass has the right technology to efficiently and accurately deliver their services.  

American Innovations is owned by HM International – a private-equity partnership with a long-term investment focus. HM International represents the interests of two families that have been in business together since 1979. HM International has over $1 billion of assets under management including four operating businesses that generate over $300 million in sales and employ 1,000 people.

We’re committed to helping you succeed – and we’ll do whatever it takes to make certain that you do.  AI and Bass are active participants in the field of cathodic protection and regulatory compliance in the energy industry. We help our customers solve their problems while making the environment a safer place for everyone.

We believe in supporting our professional communities. The following organizations are ones that we support or that have validated our capabilities:

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