Bass Engineering Acquires Corrosion Technical Services


Bass Engineering Acquires Corrosion Technical Services LLC

Additional Geographical Expansion of Cathodic Protection Services and Industry Expertise

LONGVIEW, TX; January 22, 2013 – Bass Engineering Company, “The Reliable Name in Cathodic Protection” for over forty years, has acquired Corrosion Technical Services LLC (CTS) of Baton Rouge, LA.  CTS customers will receive services without disruption and with the benefit of support from Bass Engineering.   Founded by Mark Jarreau in 1991, CTS provides cathodic protection services in Louisiana, Texas, Alabama and Mississippi.  Mark will continue to serve existing clients and manage Southeastern regional operations for Bass Engineering.

Bass EngineeringWith this acquisition, Bass Engineering continues its geographic expansion and adds additional proven, expert resources.  Bass services include technical expertise for the design, installation, and maintenance of all types of CP systems, as well as induced AC mitigation systems, cathodic protection material sales and corrosion failure analysis.  The company provides a complete catalog of CP materials, including electrical parts, anodes, remote monitoring hardware and more via online store.

“By acquiring CTS, we’ll be able to keep pace with increased demand for cathodic protection services regionally, and position ourselves for future expansion,” said Clay Brelsford, President of Bass Engineering.  “Mark has a track record as a leader in the industry and will strengthen our management team with his insights and experience.  We are happy to have him on board.”

“Bringing CTS and Bass together was a natural fit.  Both companies share a vision of bringing excellent service and materials to oil and gas companies in the Southern US and beyond,” added Jarreau. "I am excited about continuing to serve our customers as well as taking on new opportunities with Bass.”

The addition of CTS provides a presence in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to complement the January 2012 opening of the regional office opening in Cresson, outside of Fort Worth, Texas.  Bass has its headquarters in Longview, Texas with additional facilities in Austin and Denver.

To find out more about Bass Engineering’s cathodic protection products and services, please contact Jordan Groody by email or phone: 903-759-1633.

About Bass Engineering: Bass Engineering Company’s diverse client list includes oil and gas pipelines and producers, petrochemical plants, electric power generation plants, pulp and paper mills, and municipalities.  Our highly qualified staff includes professional engineers, NACE certified corrosion and cathodic protection specialists and technicians with both the training and experience to assist customers in choosing the most effective application of cathodic protection technology.   For over 40 years, Bass Engineering Company has been "THE Reliable Name in Cathodic Protection".  To find out more, please visit the Bass website.


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