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API Monogram & APIQR: Advisories & Updates

Advisory #1: API Procedures Concerning Communications with Third Parties, June 2, 2016 | Mandarin (中文)

Advisory #3: Recognition and Authority of Management Representative, April 13, 2016 | Mandarin (中文)

Advisory #6: Design and Development Exclusion under the API Monogram Program, July 5, 2018

Advisory #7: Code of Conduct for API Monogram Licensees, APIQR Certified Organizations and Program Applicants, April 13, 2016 | Mandarin (中文)

Advisory #8: Implementation of QMS by Licensee.  WITHDRAWN June 2016.  Please see API Spec Q1, Section 4.1.1 and API Spec Q1, Annex A, Section A.4 for the specific requirements to implement and maintain a quality management system that meets API Spec Q1.

Advisory #9: Recognition and Authority of Published Standards, November 8, 2016

Advisory #10: Invoicing and Payment Terms for API Invoices, December 19, 2017

Advisory #11: API Monogram Manufacturing Requirements, Manufacturing Capabilities, and updated Licensing Agreement, May 7, 2018

Addenda, Errata & API Notifications


API provides courtesy Addenda and Errata documents for the API specifications that are part of the Monogram Program. You will also find copies here of notifications concerning program and specification updates.

Licensed and applicant organizations are required to maintain at least one copy of the most current edition of the English language version of the API Product Specification(s) under which it is licensed or seeking licensure. To purchase, visit the API Monogram Web Store.


API 2C - Offshore Pedestal-Mounted Cranes

API 4F - Drilling and Well Servicing Structures

API 5B - Threading, Gauging, and Inspection of Casing, Tubing, and Line Pipe Threads

API 5CRA - Corrosion Resistant Alloy Seamless Tubes for Use as…

API 5LD - CRA Clad or Lined Steel Pipe

API 7-2 - Threading and Gauging of Rotary Shouldered Connections

API 7F - Oil Field Chain and Sprockets

API 8C - Drilling and Production Hoisting Equipment (PSL 1 and PSL 2)

API 9A - Wire Rope

API 11AX - Subsurface Sucker Rod Pump Assemblies, Components, and Fittings

API 11B - Sucker Rods, Polished Rods and Liners, Couplings, Sinker Bars…

API 11D1 - Packers and Bridge Plugs

API 12B - Bolted Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids

API 12D - Specification for Field-welded Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids

API 12P - Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Tanks

API 15HR - High Pressure Fiberglass Line Pipe

API 17K -Specification for Bonded Flexible Pipe

API 19G1 - Side-pocket Mandrels

API 20E - Alloy and Carbon Steel Bolting for Use in the Petroleum and…

API 20F - Corrosion-resistant Bolting for Use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries

API 547 - General Purpose Form-wound Squirrel Cage Induction Motors—185 kW (250 hp) through 2240 kW (3000 hp)

API 594 - Check Valves

API 600 - Steel Gate Valves-Flanged and Butt-Welding Ends, Bolted Bonnets

API 602 - Gate, Globe, and Check Valves for Sizes DN 100 (NPS 4) and Smaller…

API 609 - Butterfly Valves: Double-flanged, Lug-and Wafer-type

API 603 - Corrosion-Resistant, Bolted Bonnet Gate Valves-Flanged and…