The American Petroleum Institute released the third edition of API Recommended Practice 1160 (RP 1160), “Managing System Integrity for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines.” As they said, Recommended Practice 1160 offers 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 update of RP 1160 advances shared goal of a safe and sustainable natural gas and oil industry that meets the energy consumers need.
API standards from API’s American National Standards Institute accredited process, they are including standards setting, certification, training, events, publications and safety programs for operations. Such as API 600 Standards descibes the criterza for valve desgin, material designations for steel gate valve. API 6D descripes specifications for pipeline valves.