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API STD 537

Flare Details for Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Natural Gas Industries

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 March 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 195
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This standard specifies requirements and provides guidance for the selection, design, specification, operation, and maintenance of flares and related combustion and mechanical components used in pressure-relieving and vapor-depressurizing systems for petroleum, petrochemical, and natural gas industries. While this standard is primarily intended for onshore facilities, guidance related to offshore applications is included.

Annex A, Annex B, Annex C, and Annex D provide further guidance and best practices for the selection, specification, and mechanical details for flares and on the design, operation, and maintenance of flare combustion and related equipment.

Annex E explains how to use the datasheets provided in Annex F; it is intended that these datasheets be used to communicate and record design information.

Document History

API STD 537
March 1, 2017
Flare Details for Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Natural Gas Industries
This standard specifies requirements and provides guidance for the selection, design, specification, operation, and maintenance of flares and related combustion and mechanical components used in...
March 1, 2017
Flare Details for Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Natural Gas Industries
This standard specifies requirements and provides guidance for the selection, design, specification, operation, and maintenance of flares and related combustion and mechanical components used in...
December 1, 2008
Flare Details for General Refinery and Petrochemical Service
This International Standard specifies requirements and provides guidance for the selection, design, specification, operation and maintenance of flares and related combustion and mechanical components...
September 1, 2003
Flare Details for General Refinery and Petrochemical Service
This Standard is applicable to flares used in pressure relieving and vapor-depressuring systems used in general refinery and petrochemical services. The information provided is intended to aid in the...

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