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API distributes more than 300,000 publications each year. The publications, technical standards, and electronic and online products are designed to help users improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their operations, comply with legislative and regulatory requirements, and safeguard health, ensure safety, and protect the environment.

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Below is the 2016 catalog of API publications, which include standards, data products, and software.  You may also choose to view the catalog sections by industry segment.

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2016 Publications Catalog (Full)

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Exploration & Production

Petroleum Measurement

Marketing

Transportation

Refining

Safety and Fire Protection

Health and Environmental Issues

API Data Products

Policy and Economic Studies

Communications and Education Outreach

Translated Publications

Historical Publications

Purchasing from one of the authorized distributors below ensures you will obtain full, accurate, and current editions of API standards.


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Measurements Chapter 11.1 Volume Correction Factors

API has joined forces with Flow-Cal Inc. to develop, market, and support the Chapter 11.1 Code (Temperature and Pressure Volume Correction Factors for Generalized Crude Oils, Refined Products, Special Applications, and Lubricating Oils). This information is available in equations relating volume to pressure which contains physical data that has direct application to volumetric measurements of liquid hydrocarbon.

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E&P Tanks

E&P TANKS (API Publication 4697) is a computer-based software designed to use site-specific information to predict emission from petroleum production storage tanks, now compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7 as well as Windows 2000/XP/Vista. It estimates flashing, working and standing losses and calculates losses using specific operations for each user's tank. Cited by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it allows the user to enter specific tank condition information to generate air emission reports.

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API Technical Data Book

The API Technical Data Book, co-published and updated annually by the American Petroleum Institute and EPCON International, is the source for the latest, most accurate technical data, methods, and standards on petroleum refining officially sanctioned by the American Petroleum Institute.

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SANGEA 4.2 GHG Emissions Estimating System

SANGEA™ is an emissions estimation software tool for the oil and natural gas industry to quantify greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and standardize emissions reporting. It is based on the 2009 API Compendium of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Methodologies for the Oil and Gas Industry and US EPA Mandatory Reporting Rule Subparts C, P, W and Y, including recent updates (RY2015) to US EPA MRR reporting requirements. The software also includes US EPA AP-42 emission factors for criteria pollutants.

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API RBI Software

API RP 580 is a Risk-Based Inspection document that identifies the basic elements for developing, implementing, and maintaining an RBI program. API RP 581 documents a quantitative approach to implementing RBI. Its methodology involves a rigorous quantitative assessment of the PoF (Probability of Failure) and the CoF (Consequence of Failure) associated with each equipment item in a particular process unit

The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.’s software is the only API-branded RBI software product that is compliant with API RP (Recommended Practice) 580.

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If the users within your organization need access to more than just a few API standards, purchasing a subscription may save you time and money.

Some of the benefits of a subscription are:

  • Collections of industry-specific standards
  • Customized sets of standards
  • Enhanced search features
  • Automatic notifications of revisions to and newer editions of standards
  • Access to your standards wherever you are

Please contact one of the authorized distributors below for more information on its subscription offerings.


API Publications Store (powered by Techstreet)

  • U.S. and Canada toll-free: 1-800-699-9277; E-mail: techstreet.service@thomsonreuters.com
    (Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern)
  • International customers by phone: +1-734-780-8000 or via website

IHS Inc.

  • Americas: 1-800-854-7179 toll free; +1-303-397-7956 Monday-Friday; Email: CustomerCare@ihs.com
  • Europe, Middle East, Africa: +44 (0) 1344 328 300; Monday-Friday, 0800-1800 GMT; Email CustomerCare@ihs.com
  • Asia Pacific: +800 10002233 toll free; +604 291 3600 International; Monday-Friday, 0800-1800 GMT+8; SupportAPAC@ihs.com

SAI Global

  • By phone: +1-201-986-1131 or via website

BSB Edge

  • Please contact BSB Edge at + 91 11 2461 1991 & + 91 11 2463 4222 or via website