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  • Specification Q1, Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Manufacturing Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, 10th edition
  • Recommended Practice 2A-LRFD, Planning, Designing, and Constructing Fixed Offshore Platforms—Load and Resistance Factor Design, 2nd edition
  • Specification 2C, Offshore Pedestal-Mounted Cranes, 8th edition
  • Recommended Practice 2D-2, Training for Personnel in Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Cranes, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 2GEN, General Requirements for Offshore Structures, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 2L-1, Planning, Designing and Constructing Heliports for Fixed Offshore Platforms, 5th edition
  • Recommended Practice 2L-2, Assessment, Upgrades, Modification, Replacement and Marking of Existing Helidecks, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 2SK, Design and Analysis of Stationkeeping Systems for Floating Structures, 4th edition
  • Recommended Practice 2TOP, Topsides Structure, 1st edition
  • Specification 2W, Steel Plates for Offshore Structures Produced by Thermo-Mechanical Control Processing (TMCP, 6th edition)
  • Recommended Practice 5A3, Thread Compounds for Casing, Tubing, Line Pipe, and Drill Stem Elements, 4th edition
  • *Specification 5B, Threading, Gauging, and Thread Inspection of Casing, Tubing, and Line Pipe Threads, 16th edition
  • Recommended Practice 5B1, Gauging and Inspection of Casing, Tubing, and Line Pipe Threads, 6th edition
  • *Technical Report 5C3, Equations, Calculations, and Performance Properties for Tubulars, 7th edition
  • *Recommended Practice 5C6, Welding Connections to Pipe, 3rd edition
  • Specification 5CRA, Corrosion Resistant Alloy Seamless Tubes for Casing, Tubing, and Coupling Stock, 2nd edition
  • *Specification 5CT, Manufacturing of Casing and Tubing, 10th edition
  • Specification 5DP, Manufacturing of Drill Pipe, 2nd edition
  • *Recommended Practice 5EX, Solid Expandable Systems, 1st edition
  • *Specification 5L, Manufacturing of Line Pipe, 46th edition
  • Recommended Practice 5L1, Railroad Transportation of Line Pipe, 8th edition
  • Recommended Practice 5L8, Field Inspection of New Line Pipe, 3rd edition
  • Specification 5LCP, Manufacturing of Coiled Line Pipe, 3rd edition
  • Recommended Practice 5LW, Transportation of Line Pipe on Barges and Marine Vessels, 4th edition
  • Technical Report 6AF3 HPHT Flanges for Wellhead and Christmas Tree Equipment Surface Equipment
  • *Specification 6A, Specification for Wellhead and Christmas Tree Equipment, 21st edition
  • Recommended Practice 6AR, Repair and Remanufacture of Wellhead and Christmas Tree Equipment, 2nd edition
  • Standard 6DSSX, Actuator Sizing and Mounting Kits for Subsea Pipeline Valves, 1st edition
  • *Specification 6FA, Fire Test for Valves, 4th edition
  • Specification 6FD, Specification for Fire Test for Check Valves, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 6RT, Recommended Practice for Running Tools, 1st edition
  • Specification 7-1, Manufacturing of Rotary Drill Stem Elements, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 7G-1, Drill Stem Design and Operating Limits, 17th edition
  • Recommended Practice 7G-2, Drill Stem Element Inspection, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 7L, Inspection, Maintenance, Repair, and Remanufacture of Drilling Equipment, 2nd edition
  • *Specification 8C, Drilling and Production Hoisting Equipment (PSL 1 and PSL 2), 6th edition
  • Specification 10A, Cements and Materials for Well Cementing, 25th edition
  • Specification 10D, Bow-Spring Casing Centralizers, 7th edition
  • Specification 10F, Cementing Float Equipment, 4th edition
  • *Technical Report 10TR7, Mechanical Behavior of Cement, 1st edition
  • *Specification 11AX, Addendum 1 to Specification for Subsurface Sucker Rod Pump Assemblies, Components, and Fittings, 13th edition
  • *Specification 11B, Specification for Sucker Rods, 28th edition
  • *Recommended Practice 11BR, Care and Handling of Sucker Rods, 10th edition
  • *Specification 11 PL, Plunger Lift Lubricators and Related Equipment 1st edition
  • Specification 12F, Shop Welded Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids, 13th edition
  • *Recommended Practice 12R1, Recommended Practice for Setting, Maintenance, Inspection, Operation, and Repair of Tanks in Production Service, 6th edition
  • *Specification 13A, Drilling Fluids Materials, 19th edition
  • Recommended Practice 13B-1, Field Testing Water-Based Drilling Fluids, 5th edition
  • Recommended Practice 13K, Chemical Analysis of Barite, 4th edition
  • Recommended Practice 13L, Training and Qualification of Drilling Fluid Technologists, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 13M-6, Measuring Leakoff of Completion Fluids Under Dynamic Conditions, 1st edition
  • *Technical Report 13TR1, Stress Corrosion Cracking of Corrosion Resistant Alloys in Halide Brines Exposed to Acidic Production Gas
  • Recommended Practice 14F, Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Electrical Systems for Fixed and Floating Offshore Petroleum Facilities for Unclassified and Class 1, Division 1 and Division 2 Locations, 6th edition
  • Specification 16B, Blowout Prevention Equipment for Wireline, Coil Tubing, and Polished Rod Application, 1st edition
  • Specification 16C, Choke and Kill Equipment, 3rd edition
  • *Specification 16D, Control Systems for Drilling Well Control Equipment and Control Systems for Diverter Equipment, 3rd edition
  • Specification 16F, Specification for Marine Drilling Riser Equipment, 2nd edition
  • Specification 16RDC, specification for Rotating Control Devices, 3rd edition
  • Recommended Practice 16ST, Coiled Tubing Well Control Equipment Systems, 2nd edition
  • Specification 17D, Specification for Subsea Wellhead and Christmas Tree Equipment, 3rd edition
  • *Standard 17F, Standard for Subsea Production Control Systems, 4th edition
  • Recommended Practice 17G, Recommended Practice for Completion/Workover Riser Systems, 3rd edition
  • Recommended Practice 17G1, Recommended Practice for Design Guideline for Subsea Intervention Systems using Non-Ferrous Alloys, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 17G2, Subsea Injection and Remediation Intervention Systems, 1st Edition
  • Recommended Practice 17G3, Recommended Practice for Design of Subsea Intervention Systems using Non-Ferrous Alloys, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 17G2, Recommended Practice for Subsea Injection and Remediation Intervention Systems, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 17G4, Recommended Practice for Subsea Riserless Light Well Intervention Systems, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 17H, Recommended Practice for Remotely Operated Tools and Interfaces on Subsea Production Systems, 3rd edition
  • Recommended Practice 17P, Subsea Structures and Manifolds, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 17Q, Subsea Qualification of Equipment, 2nd edition
  • *Technical Report 17TR8, High-Pressure High-Temperature (HPHT) Design Guidelines, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 17X, Subsea Boosting, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 17Y, Subsea Chemical Injection, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 17Z, Bonded Composite Pipe for Offshore Applications, 1st edition
  • Technical Report 18TR2, Guidance to API Spec Q2, 1st edition
  • *Technical Report 18TR4, Welding Requirements for API Product Specifications, 1st edition
  • *Standard 19C, Measurement of and Specifications for Proppants Used in Hydraulic Fracturing and Gravel-packing Operations, 2nd edition
  • *Specification 19CI, Chemical Injection Valves, 1st edition
  • *Specification 19G2, Flow-control Devices for Side-pocket Mandrels, 2nd edition
  • *Recommended Practice 19G5, Operation, Maintenance, Surveillance and Troubleshooting of Gas-Lift Installations, 1st edition
  • *Recommended Practice 19G6, Design of Continuous Flow Gas-lift Installations Using Injection Pressure Operated Valves, 1st edition
  • *Recommended Practice 19G10, Design and Operation of Intermittent Gas-Lift Wells Systems, 1st edition
  • *Recommended Practice 19G11, Dynamic Simulation of Gas-Lift Wells and Systems, 1st edition
  • *Specification 19OH, Openhole Isolation Equipment, 1st edition
  • *Specification 19SS, Sand Control Screens, 1st edition
  • *Technical Report GLHB, Gas Lift Handbook Manual 5th edition
  • Specification 19V, Subsurface Barrier Valves and Related Equipment, 2nd edition
  • *Specification 20F, Corrosion Resistant Bolting for Use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries, 2nd edition
  • Standard 20G, Qualification of Welding Suppliers for Equipment Used in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, 1st edition
  • Standard 20L, Qualification of Non-Metallic Seal Suppliers for Equipment Used in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, 1st edition
  • Standard 20N, Heat Treatment Services - Continuous Furnace for Equipment Used in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, 1st edition
  • Standard 20P, Qualification of Suppliers for Plating and Coating used in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries, 1st edition
  • Standard 20R, Qualification of Suppliers of Subsurface electronics for use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry, 1st edition
  • Standard 53, Blowout Prevention Equipment Systems for Drilling Wells, 5th edition
  • Recommended Practice 54, Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations, 4th edition
  • Recommended Practice 59, Recommended Practice for Well Control Operations, 3rd edition
  • Recommended Practice 65-1, Cementing Shallow Water Flow Zones in Deep-water Wells, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 67, Oilfield Explosives Safety, 3rd edition
  • Recommended Practice 75, Development of a Safety and Environmental Management Program for Offshore Operations and Facilities, 4th edition
  • Recommended Practice 77, Mitigating Hydrocarbon Vapor Exposure for Protection of Personnel in the Oil and Natural Gas Industry, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 78, Wellbore Surveying and Accuracy, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 79, Development of a Real-time Monitoring Plan for Offshore Operations, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 80, Guidelines for the Definition of Onshore Gas Gathering Lines, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 90-1, Annular Casing Pressure Management for Offshore Wells, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice 92C, Controlled Mud Level Managed Pressure Drilling Operations, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 92P, Pressurized Mud Cap Operations for Rigs with Subsea BOP Systems, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 92S, Managed Pressure Drilling Operations – Surface Back-pressure with a Subsea Blowout Preventer, 1st edition
  • *Recommended Practice 92U, Underbalanced Drilling Operations, 2nd edition
  • Bulletin 4565, Industry Guidelines on Requesting Regulatory Concurrence for Subsea Dispersant Use, 1st edition
  • Standard 4590, Pneumatic Controllers, 1st edition
  • *Bulletin 4719, Industry Guidelines on Requesting Regulatory Concurrence for Subsea Dispersant Use
  • Recommended Practice E3, Well Abandonment and Decommissioning, 2nd edition
  • Specification Q2, Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Service Supply Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries, 2nd edition
  • Recommended Practice T-8, Safety Training for Workers on Offshore Production Facilities, 1st edition
  • Recommended Practice 1145, Offshore Oil Spill Response Plans, 2nd edition

For Further Information Contact: Roland Goodman, Standards Department, email: goodmanr@api.org