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Get Involved in the Standards Process

Interested in participating in API’s Standards Development Process?

Do you work in the oil and natural gas industry and have an interest in participating in API’s standards development process?  API’s Standards Committees welcome participation from industry experts around the world to enhance applicability throughout the global oil and natural gas industry.  API standards advance the safety of industry operations, assure quality, increase industry efficiency, and improve environmental performance.  Click here for more information on how you can participate on an API standards committee!   

Have a Suggestion for a New API Standard?

API maintains more than 800 standards that are used throughout the oil and natural gas supply chain in upstream, midstream, and downstream operations.  You can view the complete list of API Standards and Publications here.  Is an important topic missing?  If you review our standards lists and see a need for a new standard, please contact API at

API's Minority Serving Institutions Initiative

The mission of the Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) initiative is to develop and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the natural gas and oil industry by providing API’s 800+ standards catalog to students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other Minority Serving Institutions. Click here for more information on the initiative and how you can get involved.   

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