BiSN History

2010

Alloy invented

Like so many startups, BiSN was created by a founder on a mission, to create and perfect a technology that had the potential to disrupt. Working alongside his children, BiSN’s founder Paul Carragher created the first thermite heater with a custom Bismuth alloy.

2010

BiSN founded, first patent applied for

With engineering support from Andrew Engineering and Malcolm Lee, BiSN was founded. From the beginning BiSN wanted to protect its intellectual property and filed for its first patent.

2011

Conoco Philips funds testing of new technology

After seeing the technology at a conference, Conoco Philips agrees to fund BiSN testing and development.

2013

BiSN tests in Catoosa

BiSN runs 6 test in the V0 testing facility with varying success. The tests prove there is great potential for the technology, but it required future development.

2014

Further Investment from Conoco Phillips

Recognising the potential of the technology, Conoco Philips invests further in BiSN including buying shares in the company.

2014

Schlumberger and GE invest in BiSN

After more testing Schlumberger and GE decide to invest in BiSN to further develop the technology and associated applications.

2014

BP invests in BiSN

Following several meetings BP opts to invest in BiSN technology and development.

2015

First Houston Workshop

2015

First commercial run of a BiSN tool

BiSN runs its first commercial application of the Wel-lok™ CLS (Casing Leak Seal) tool in the Permian Basin.

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2016

First Offshore Deployment

2017

BiSN wins ICoTA Intervention Award

BiSN wins Prestigious ICoTA Award for its Wel-lok™ WSO (Water Shut Off) tool.

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2017

First West Africa Subsea Deployment

2017

23,000 sq ft Warrington Facility Opened

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April 2018

BiSN receives two Offshore Achievement Awards

BiSN receives two Offshore Achievement Awards including the Great Company-SME award, recognising excellence in SME performance in the offshore energy sector.

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BiSN - R&D Solutions Partnership

2020

BiSN Signs Partnership Deal with R&D Solutions

2021

BiSN Signs Partnership Deal with Al Mansoori

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September 2021

BiSN signs groundbreaking deal with ADNOC

BiSN awarded with contract from the ADNOC Group resulting in the first ever deployment in the Middle East.

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2021

BiSN Opens Office in Abu Dhabi

April 2022

300 global deployments

BiSN achieves 300 deployments worldwide!

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June 2022

100th global patent

BiSN is granted its 100th global patent.

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BiSN - Aberdeen

July 2022

BiSN opens Aberdeen sales office

BiSN opens a sales office to be in the centre of the North Sea oil and gas hub.

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