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API Supports Safety With New Specification For Oilfield Hammer Unions

The American Petroleum Institute (API) published a new specification for manufacturing oilfield hammer unions, helping to expand future interoperability of the widely used field equipment and enhance safety for natural gas and oil industry workers.

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API’s Specification 7HU2, 1st Edition

API has published API Specification (Spec) 7HU2, Oilfield Hammer Unions, 1st edition. The new standard helps to expand future interoperability of the widely used field equipment and enhance safety for natural gas and oil industry workers and address the incompatibility of hammer union components, a common issue in the industry that has led to mismatching field incidents.

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API Publishes First-Edition Document Enhancing Safety of Onshore Drilling and Production

The American Petroleum Institute (API) published an important first-edition document focused on improving the safety of onshore drilling and production operations. API Bulletin 16H, Automated Safety Instrumented Systems for Onshore Blowout Preventer Actuation, is the first upstream document that provides information on existing and emerging technologies to bring a well to a safe state if other operational barriers fail.

 

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API Bulletin 16H, 1st Edition

API has published API Bulletin 16H,  Automated Safety Instrumented Systems for Onshore Blowout Preventer Actuation, 1st edition. This first-edition document provides recommendations for the equipment, interfaces and management of the automated safety systems and alarms for blowout preventers.

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New API Standard Provides Framework for Pipeline Facility Safety Management Program

API has published API Recommended Practice (RP) 1188,  Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Facilities Integrity Management, 1st edition. This first edition standard provides a framework for providing a framework for pipeline operators to develop a pipeline facility integrity management program.

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API Recommended Practice 1188, 1st Edition

API has published API Recommended Practice (RP) 1188,  Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Facilities Integrity Management, 1st edition. This first edition standard provides a framework for providing a framework for pipeline operators to develop a pipeline facility integrity management program.

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API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards (MPMS) 14.10, 2nd Edition

API has published it's 75th standard of 2021 - API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards (MPMS) 14.10 2nd edition, Natural Gas Fluids Measurement - Measurement of Flow to Flares. The standard addressess measurement of flow to flares and includes application and installation considerations, calibration, operation, calculations and more.

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API Recommended Practice 584, 2nd Edition

API published the Second edition of Recommended Practice (RP) 584, Integrity Operating Windows. The RP provides a guide for classifying Integrity Operating Windows, thus providing the basis for driving performance improvement for process safety management.

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API 1525A, 2nd Edition

Second Edition of API 1525A - Bulk Engine Oil Chain of Custody and Quality Documentation. The publication provides procedures for managing the bulk engine oil chain of custody to ensure oil quality from the point of manufacture to installation in a consumer’s engine. 

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API Spec 6D, 25th Edition

API Published the 25th edition of API Specification, Specification for Valves. This specification is utilized internationally to help ensure access to reliable and sustainable energy by defining requirements of manufacturing valves. The updated edition includes revisions that follow the evolving needs of the industry and increase its applicability.

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