The 2022 edition lists API standards, recommended practices, and other technical documents to help the natural gas and oil industry operate safely, efficiently, and responsibly supply energy to billions of people around the world. API standards and recommended practices are developed by leading industry subject-matter experts to establish and maintain consensus guidelines for the industry. As we look to the future, we continue to strive to deliver energy in ways that protect our workers, communities, and the environment while helping to lower emissions and reduce the risks of climate change. Use of these standards and documents helps our industry achieve these goals and operate efficiently, effectively, and more sustainably.
The publications in this catalog are intended for all segments of the natural gas and oil industry. For upstream, API publications cover offshore structures and floating production systems, tubular goods, valves and wellhead equipment, and drilling and production equipment. In the downstream arena, API publications address marketing and refinery equipment, including storage tanks, pressurerelieving systems, compressors, turbines, and pumps. Midstream standards cover pipeline and transportation-related subjects. API also has publications that apply across industry sectors, covering fire and safety protection and petroleum measurement. Other API publications cataloged here include API Statistical Data Reports, economic analysis, research reports, and other educational materials that provide basic information about the oil and natural gas industry and how technology is transforming it.