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RP 2201

Safe Hot Tapping Practices in the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries

This RP provides information to assist in safely conducting hot tapping operations on equipment in service in the petroleum and petrochemical industries. No document can address all situations nor answer all potential questions; however, the understanding of potential hazards, and application of this knowledge, can help reduce the probability and severity of incidents.

5th Edition | June 2003 | Reaffirmed: October 2010 and 2-Year Extension: February 2015

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