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IBR Reading Room

API provides the public with online access to nearly 200 key industry standards via our IBR (Incorporated by Reference) Reading Room. These standards cover all aspects of the oil and gas industry, including process safety, refinery and chemical plant operations and equipment, offshore drilling, hydraulic fracturing and well construction, and pipeline safety on welding, and public awareness programs. API’s goal is to provide the public with access to these standards particularly those related to safety, or have been incorporated into federal regulation.

Please access publications here. (Internet Explorer is the recommended browser for reviewing the documents.)

The standards are available for review only, and printed hardcopies and PDF versions continue to be available for purchase at the API Publications Store.