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API Strengthens Piping Inspection Standards with New Updates

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is pleased to announce the release of the fifth editions of API 570, Piping Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration of Piping Systems; and Recommended Practice 574 (RP 574), Inspection Practices for Piping System Components, two foundational standards for safeguarding piping systems used in the global refining and petrochemical industries. These updated standards enhance the safety and integrity of piping systems, thereby increasing protection of our workforce and neighboring communities. 

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API Recommended Practice 574, 5th edition

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has published the 5th edition of Recommended Practice 574 (RP 574), Inspection Practices for Piping System Component.

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API Standard 570, 5th Edition

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has published the 5th edition of API 570, Piping Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration of Piping Systems.

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API Launches Standards Subscription Service

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is pleased to announce the latest addition to the API Webstore - the new Standards Subscription Service (Service). The new service offers Webstore customers unlimited, 24/7 access to API’s comprehensive suite of safety and compliance standards and recommended practices for use across their organization.

Subscribers can sign up by industry segment or for a solution that fits your specific needs.

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API Releases New Updates to Standards for Hazard Management in Process Plant Structures

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is pleased to announce the publication of the latest editions of three critical safety standards: Recommended Practice 752 (RP 752), Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Permanent Buildings, 4th edition; Recommended Practice 753 (RP 753), Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Portable Buildings, 2nd edition; and Recommended Practice 756 (RP 756), Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Tents, 2nd edition. These updates collectively serve to enhance the safety of the men and women working every day in oil and natural gas facilities by providing comprehensive guidelines for the placement of permanent buildings, trailers and tents. This approach is designed to minimize risks to personnel from potential explosion, fire, and toxic material release hazards. 

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API Recommended Practice 752, 4th Edition

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has published the latest edition of Recommended Practice 752 (RP 752), Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Permanent Buildings, 4th edition.

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API Recommended Practice 753, 2nd Edition

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has published the latest editions of three critical safety standards Recommended Practice 753 (RP 753), Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Portable Buildings, 2nd edition.

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API Recommended Practice 756, 2nd edition

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has published the latest edition of API Recommended Practice 756 (RP 756), Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Tents, 2nd edition.

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API Releases New Edition of Critical Oilfield Equipment Standard

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is pleased to announce the publication of the 11th edition of API Standard 5CT, Casing and Tubing. As the foundational specification for the manufacture of steel casing and tubing used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, this edition marks a significant advancement in safety, environmental protection and operational integrity within the petroleum industry.

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API Specification 5CT, 11th Edition

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has published the latest edition of API Recommended Practice 756 (RP 756), Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Tents, 2nd edition.

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