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American Petroleum Institute – (API)

API - American Petroleum Institute

The API standards are focused on oil production, refinery and product distribution services. Equipment specified to these standards are typically more robust than general industrial applications.

Spec. 5LLine Pipe
Spec. 6DPipeline Valves
Spec. 6FAFire Test for Valves
Spec. 12DField Welded Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids
Spec. 12FShop Welded Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids
Spec. 12JOil and Gas Separators
Spec. 12KIndirect Type Oil Field Heaters
Std. 594Wafer and Wafer-Lug Check Valves
Std. 598Valve Inspection and Testing
Std. 599Metal Plug Valves – Flanged and Butt-Welding Ends
Std. 600Steel Gate Valves-Flanged and Butt-Welding Ends
Std. 602Compact Steel Gate Valves-Flanged Threaded, Welding, and Extended-Body Ends
Std. 603Class 150, Cast, Corrosion-Resistant, Flanged-End Gate Valves
Std. 607Fire Test for Soft-Seated Quarter-Turn Valves
Std. 608Metal Ball Valves-Flanged and Butt-Welding Ends
Std. 609Lug-and Wafer-Type Butterfly Valves
Std. 610Centrifugal Pumps For Petroleum, Heavy Duty Chemical and Gas Industry Services
Std. 611General Purpose Steam Turbines for Refinery Services
Std. 612Special Purpose Steam Turbines for Refinery Services
Std. 613Special Purpose Gear Units for Refinery Services
Std. 614Lubrication, Shaft-Sealing and Control Oil Systems for Special Purpose Application
Std. 615Sound Control of Mechanical Equipment for Refinery Services
Std. 616Gas Turbines for Refinery Services
Std. 617Centrifugal Compressors for General Refinery Services
Std. 618Reciprocating Compressors for General Refinery Services
Std. 619Rotary-Type Positive Displacement Compressors for General Refinery Services
Std. 620Design and Construction of Large, Welded, Low Pressure Storage Tanks
Std. 630Tube and Header Dimensions for Fired Heaters for Refinery Service
Std. 650Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage
Std. 660Heat Exchangers for General Refinery Service
Std. 661Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers for General Refinery Service
Std. 670Vibrations, Axial Position, and Bearing-Temperature Monitoring Systems
Std. 671Special Purpose Couplings for Refinery Service
Std. 674Positive Displacement Pumps-Reciprocating
Std. 675Positive Displacement Pumps-Controlled Volume
Std. 676Positive Displacement Pumps-Rotary
Std. 677General Purpose Gear Units for Refineries Services
Std. 678Accelerometer-Base Vibration Monitoring System
Std. 1104Welding Pipelines and Related Facilities
Std. 2000Venting Atmospheric and low-Pressure Storage Tanks – Non-Refrigerated and Refrigerated
RP 530Calculation for Heater Tube Thickness in Petroleum Refineries
RP 560Fired Heater for General Refinery Services
RP 682Shaft Sealing System for Centrifugal and Rotary Pumps
RP 1110Pressure Testing of Liquid Petroleum Pipelines
Publ. 941Steel for Hydrogen Service at Elevated Temperature and Pressures in Petroleum Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
Publ. 2009Safe Welding and Cutting Practices in Refineries
Publ. 2015Safe Entry and Cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks

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