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API and Brazilian ABENDI Signed MOU

API has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Brazilian technological, certification and standardization group, ABENDI, to collaborate on industry standardization with the goal of enhancing safety, environmental protection and sustainability.

Top 10 Valve Inspection Points

Recently published standards have brought in new demands for valve inspectors. The S-562 (Supplementary Requirements to API Specification 6D Ball Valves) and the S-611 (Supplementary Requirements to API 600 Steel Gate Valves and to API 603 CRA Gate Valves) specify that new tests and procedures are to be performed.

API Names Phillips 66 CEO the New Chairman

Phillips 66 CEO Greg Garland has been named Chairman of the American Petroleum Institute, the oil and gas sector trade group said Wednesday.

API Standard for Christmas Tree & Wellhead Equipment

The American Petroleum Institute has released its newest valve standard as part of the industry’s continuous efforts to improve operational safety and environmental protection.

Amanda Eversole to Join API as COO

Amanda Eversole will join API this fall as its Chief Operating Officer, a new position focused on building and implementing a strategic plan for the natural gas and oil industry.

Testing to Fugitive Emissions Standards: Which & Why?

Of the various methods and standards used for testing of valves for low fugitive emission application, which are most appropriate for a valve? Is the decision based on the valve type or design? Is it based on the geographic market the valves are being sold into? Is it based on application? With ISO 15848-1, which of the various tightness, endurance and temperature classes should be applied? In his article, Stan Allen & Vanessa Mertes of Bray International provide guidelines for valve manufacturers, engineering companies and end users on which standard to apply, and when and how the different techniques of the standards should be applied.

API Releases Well Completion Report

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has released its quarterly Well Completion Report for the second quarter of 2018 and it has revealed a 265 percent increase in estimated exploratory gas well completions as compared to the second quarter of 2017.

CORTEC’s new CRV26 pressure relief valve

CORTEC, a manufacturer of high quality API chokes, valves and manifolds, has introduced its new CRV26 Pressure Relief Valve (PRV).

Clarke Valve receives API 641 for Shutter Valve design

Clarke Valve has received API 641 certification of its proprietary Shutter Valve design, the first control valve to achieve this certification of low fugitive-emission performance.

Trelleborg receives the API-16C certification

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has received approval for 25 materials to American Petroleum Institute (API) API-16C specification relative to oil and gas choke and kill valve requirements.