API Recommended Practice 1160, 3rd Edition
The American Petroleum Institute has released the third edition of API Recommended Practice 1160 (RP 1160), Managing System Integrity for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines, which provides a process for establishing safe pipeline operations, including robust assessments of potential risks and establishment of systems to safely and sustainably manage them throughout day-to-day operations
The third edition of RP 1160 incorporates recent industry experience about pipeline mechanics, while embracing a rigorous, proactive approach to safe pipeline operation (API RP 1173). This will help pipeline operators build a safe, contemporary, and comprehensive integrity management system. Additionally, the document contains references to leading industry publications, such as pipeline leak detection (API RP 1175), assessment and management of cracking in pipelines (API RP 1176), integrity data management and integration (API RP 1178), and hydrotechnical hazards for pipelines located onshore or within coastal areas (API RP 1133).