API SPEC 19TT
Specification for Downhole Well Test Tools and Related Equipment
|Publication Date:||1 October 2016|
This specification provides the requirements for downhole well test tools and related equipment as they are defined herein for use in the petroleum and natural gas industries. Included are the requirements for design, design validation, manufacturing, functional evaluation, quality, handling, storage, and service centers. Tools utilized in downhole well test operations include tester valves, circulating valves, well testing packers, safety joints, well testing safety valves, testing surface safety valves (TSSVs), slip joints, jars, work string tester valves, sampler carriers, gauge carriers, drain valves, related equipment, and tool end connections.
This specification does not cover open hole well test tools, downhole gauges, samplers, surface equipment, subsea safety equipment, perforating equipment and accessories, pup joints external to well test tool assemblies, work string and its connections, conveyance or intervention systems, installation, control and monitoring conduits, and surface control systems.
A downhole well test is an operation deploying a temporary completion in a well to safely acquire dynamic rates, formation pressure/temperature