API - ANSI/API SPEC 19SS
|Publication Date:||1 July 2018|
This International Standard provides the requirements and guidelines for sand screens for use in the petroleum and natural gas industry. Included are the requirements for design, design validation, manufacturing, quality, storage and transport. The requirements of this International Standard are applicable to wire-wrap screens, pre-pack screens, and metal-mesh screens as defined herein.
Annex A contains requirements for equipment to be provided with the API monogram.
The following items are outside the scope of this International Standard:
-expandable sand screens, compliant sand screens, slotted liners, or tubing and accessory items such as centralizers or bull plugs;
-shunt screen technology, inflow control devices, downhole sensors, and selective isolation devices, even where they can be an integral part of the sand screen;
-analysis for sand retention efficiency;
-end connections of the basepipe.