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January 1, 1959 - API

FOREWORD: Each year in the United States several thousand wells are drilled and completed - some productive of oil or gas and some dry - and during this drilling and completion most of these wells are cased, with the casing set in the bore hole surrounded by oil-well cement. This book...

API RP 585 - Pressure Equipment Integrity Incident Investigation
March 1, 2021 - API

General The purpose of this document is to provide owner-operators with practices for developing, implementing, sustaining, and enhancing an investigation program for pressure equipment integrity (PEI) incidents. This recommended practice (RP) describes characteristics of how an effective...

API RP 554-1 - Process Control Systems— Functions and Functional Specification Development
May 1, 2021 - API

General This recommended practice (RP) addresses the processes required to successfully implement process control systems (PCSs) for oil and gas production, refinery, and petrochemical services. The major topics addressed are listed below. - Part 1. The basic functions that a PCS may need to...

April 1, 2021 - API

Quarterly Well Completion Report provides detailed information reported drilling activity, as well as estimates of the total number of wells and footage drilled for the current and recent quarters. The estimates of quarterly completions and footage are disaggregated by well type, depth interval,...

API SPEC 10D - Casing Bow-spring Centralizers
April 1, 2021 - API

This specification provides testing, performance, and marking requirements for casing bow-spring centralizers to be used in oil and natural gas well construction. The procedures provide verification testing for the manufacturer's design, materials, and process specifications, and periodic...

API STD 6DSSX - Operator and Mounting Kits for Subsea Pipeline Valves
March 1, 2021 - API

This standard defines the requirements for design, mechanical integrity, and sizing of operators and related components used on subsea pipeline valves that conform to API Specification 6DSS. This standard is applicable to the following: ― electric actuators; ― electro-hydraulic actuators; ―...

API SPEC 11D1 - Packers and Bridge Plugs
March 1, 2021 - API

This specification provides requirements and guidelines for packers and bridge plugs as defined herein for use in the petroleum and natural gas industry. This specification provides requirements for the functional specification and technical specification, including design, design verification and...

API SPEC 16C - Choke and Kill Equipment
March 1, 2021 - API

This specification identifies requirements for the performance, design, materials, testing, inspection, welding, marking, handling, storing, shipment, and purchasing of surface and subsea choke and kill equipment for use in the petroleum and natural gas industries. These requirements provide for...

API RP 583 - Corrosion Under Insulation and Fireproofing
March 1, 2021 - API

This recommended practice covers the design, maintenance, inspection, and mitigation practices to address external corrosion under insulation (CUI) and corrosion under fireproofing (CUF). The document discusses the external corrosion of carbon and low alloy steels under insulation and fireproofing...

API TR 981 - Thermal Expansion Under Load and Creep of Refractories—An Evaluation and Comparison of Testing Methods
March 1, 2021 - API

This report documents the results of thermal expansion under load (TEUL) and creep in compression testing conducted by ASTM C832 and DIN 993-9 (same test as ISO 3187). The prime objective for this study is to determine if one or both tests should replace the ASTM C16 method. ASTM C16, modified from...

API RP 17W - Recommended Practice for Subsea Capping Stacks
March 1, 2021 - API

This document provides subsea capping stack recommended practices for design, manufacture, and use. The document applies to the construction of new subsea capping stacks. The document can aid in generating a basis of design (BOD) document, as well as preservation, transportation, maintenance,...

API RP 1604 - Closure of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks
February 1, 2021 - API

This recommended practice covers procedures for the closure in place, removal, storage, and off-site disposal of underground storage tank (UST) systems that have contained petroleum liquids. In general, it outlines requirements, procedures, and operating conditions to be followed by contractors,...

API RP 16ST - Coiled Tubing Well Control Equipment Systems
February 1, 2021 - API

General This Recommended Practice (RP) addresses coiled tubing well control equipment assembly and operation as it relates to well control practices. Industry practices for performing well control operations using fluids for hydrostatic pressure balance are not addressed in this RP. This document...

API RP 17G3 - Design of Subsea Well Intervention Systems Using Non-ferrous Alloys
February 1, 2021 - API

This recommended practice provides design guidelines for the use of non-ferrous materials in subsea intervention systems and components.

API RP 1640 - Product Quality in Light Product Storage and Handling Operations
February 1, 2021 - API

Scope and Purpose This recommended practice (RP) is intended to provide guidance on the minimum equipment standards and operating procedures for the receipt, storage blending and delivery of non-aviation light products, their blend components, and additives at distribution and intermediate storage...

API STD 610 - Centrifugal Pumps for Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Natural Gas Industries
January 1, 2021 - API

This standard specifies requirements for centrifugal pumps, including pumps running in reverse as hydraulic power recovery turbines (HPRTs), for use in petroleum, petrochemical, and gas industry process services. This standard is applicable to overhung pumps, between-bearings pumps, and vertically...

API RP 2MET - Derivation of Metocean Design and Operating Conditions
January 1, 2021 - API

This standard gives general requirements for the determination and use of meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) conditions for the design, construction, and operation of offshore structures of all types used in the petroleum and natural gas industries. The requirements are divided into two...

API STD 623 - Steel Globe Valves—Flanged and Butt-welding Ends, Bolted Bonnets
January 1, 2021 - API

This API standard specifies the requirements for a heavy-duty series of bolted bonnet steel globe valves for petroleum refinery and related applications where corrosion, erosion, and other service conditions would indicate a need for heavy wall sections and large stem diameters. This...

API RP 573 - Inspection of Fired Boilers and Heaters
January 1, 2021 - API

This recommended practice (RP) covers the inspection practices for fired boilers, process heaters, and furnaces used in petroleum refineries and petrochemical plants. The practices described in this document are focused to improve equipment reliability and plant safety. The intent is to provide...