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API SPEC 19TT

Specification for Downhole Well Test Tools and Related Equipment

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 October 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 104
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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, and formation fluid data. Downhole well test tools are also used in operations of well perforating, well shut-ins, circulation control of fluids, and stimulation activities. This document covers the downhole tools used to perform these operations; however, the operational requirements of performing these operations are not included.

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API SPEC 19TT
October 1, 2016
Specification for Downhole Well Test Tools and Related Equipment
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...

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