• API RP 17B : 2014

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    RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR FLEXIBLE PIPE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  06-10-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-01-2014

    Publisher:  American Petroleum Institute

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    1 Scope
    2 Normative References
    3 Terms, Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations,
       and Symbols
    4 System, Pipe, and Component Description
    5 Pipe Design Considerations
    6 Materials
    7 Prototype Testing
    8 Manufacturing
    9 Handling, Transportation, and Installation
    10 Retrieval and Reuse
    11 Integrity Management
    Annex A (normative) - Flexible Pipe High Temperature
            End-fitting Qualification Test Protocol:
            Volatile Content Polymers
    Annex B (normative) - Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF)
            Coupon Crude Oil Exposure Test Procedure
    Annex C (normative) - Flexible Pipe High Temperature
            End-fitting Qualification Test Procedure:
            Low Volatile Content Polymers
    Annex D (normative) - Polymer Coupon Crude Oil Exposure
            Test Procedure
    Annex E (normative) - Pressure Buildup Test (Unbonded
            Flexible Pipe Only)
    Annex F (normative) - Vacuum Test (Unbonded Flexible
            Pipe Only)
    Annex G (normative) - Fatigue Analysis Methodology for
            Unbonded Dynamic Risers
    Annex H (informative) - Composite Armor for Unbonded
            Flexible Pipe
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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Gives guidelines for the design, analysis, manufacture, testing, installation, and operation of flexible pipes and flexible pipe systems for onshore, subsea, and marine applications.

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    Document Type Standard
    Product Note This product is unavailable in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria
    Publisher American Petroleum Institute
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    ASTM F 2805 : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Multilayer Thermoplastic And Flexible Steel Pipe And Connections
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    NORSOK D 007:2013 WELL TESTING SYSTEM
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    API 2RD : 2013 DYNAMIC RISERS FOR FLOATING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
    S.R. CEN ISO/TR 13624-2:2013 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - DRILLING AND PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT - PART 2: DEEPWATER DRILLING RISER METHODOLOGIES, OPERATIONS, AND INTEGRITY TECHNICAL REPORT (ISO/TR 13624-2:2009)
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    API 92U : 2008 UNDERBALANCED DRILLING OPERATIONS
    PD ISO/TR 17177:2015 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - GUIDELINES FOR THE MARINE INTERFACES OF HYBRID LNG TERMINALS
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    I.S. EN ISO 19904-1:2006 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - FLOATING OFFSHORE STRUCTURES - PART 1: MONOHULLS, SEMI-SUBMERSIBLES AND SPARS
    03/314812 DC : DRAFT SEP 2003 ISO 13628-1 - PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - DESIGN AND OPERATION OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
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    API 2T REDLINE : 2010 PLANNING, DESIGNING, AND CONSTRUCTING TENSION LEG PLATFORMS
    API 2FP1 : 1993 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, ANALYSIS AND MAINTENANCE OF MOORINGS FOR FLOATING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
    I.S. EN ISO 14224:2016 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - COLLECTION AND EXCHANGE OF RELIABILITY AND MAINTENANCE DATA FOR EQUIPMENT (ISO 14224:2016)
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    API 2SK : 2005 : INC : ADD 1 : 2008 : R2015 DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF STATIONKEEPING SYSTEMS FOR FLOATING STRUCTURES
    API 2T : 2010 : R2015 PLANNING, DESIGNING, AND CONSTRUCTING TENSION LEG PLATFORMS
    API 17V : 2015 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR ANALYSIS, DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND TESTING OF SAFETY SYSTEMS FOR SUBSEA APPLICATIONS
    API 17G : 2006 : R2011 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR COMPLETION/WORKOVER RISERS
    API 17E REDLINE : 2010 SPECIFICATION FOR SUBSEA UMBILICALS
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    I.S. EN ISO 13628-11:2008 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - DESIGN AND OPERATION OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS - PART 11: FLEXIBLE PIPE SYSTEMS FOR SUBSEA AND MARINE APPLICATIONS
    ISO 14224:2016 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries Collection and exchange of reliability and maintenance data for equipment
    API 7K : 2015+ERR 2:2016 DRILLING AND WELL SERVICING EQUIPMENT
    EN ISO 13628-10:2006 Petroleum and natural gas industries - Design and operation of subsea production systems - Part 10: Specification for bonded flexible pipe (ISO 13628-10:2006)
    UNI EN ISO 13628-11 : 2008 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - DESIGN AND OPERATION OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS - PART 11: FLEXIBLE PIPE SYSTEMS FOR SUBSEA AND MARINE APPLICATIONS
    BS ISO 13628-7 : 2005 AMD 16887 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - DESIGN AND OPERATION OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS - PART 7: COMPLETION/WORKOVER RISER SYSTEMS
    UNI EN ISO 13628-5 : 2010 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - DESIGN AND OPERATION OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS - PART 5: SUBSEA UMBILICALS
    ISO 19904-1:2006 Petroleum and natural gas industries Floating offshore structures Part 1: Monohulls, semi-submersibles and spars
    PD CEN ISO/TR 13624-2:2013 Petroleum and natural gas industries. Drilling and production equipment Deepwater drilling riser methodologies, operations, and integrity technical report
    PD 8010-2:2004 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PIPELINES - PART 2: SUBSEA PIPELINES
    API 17L1 : 2013 SPECIFICATION FOR FLEXIBLE PIPE ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT
    API 92M : 2017 MANAGED PRESSURE DRILLING OPERATIONS WITH SURFACE BACK-PRESSURE
    API TR 17TR2 : 2003 THE AGEING OF PA-11 IN FLEXIBLE PIPES
    API 7K CHINESE : 2010 DRILLING AND WELL SERVICING EQUIPMENT
    BS EN ISO 13628-10:2006 Petroleum and natural gas industries. Design and operation of subseaprod uction systems Specification for bonded flexible pipe
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    ISO 13628-7:2005 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Design and operation of subsea production systems — Part 7: Completion/workover riser systems
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    EN ISO 13628-5:2009 Petroleum and natural gas industries - Design and operation of subsea production systems - Part 5: Subsea umbilicals (ISO 13628-5:2009)
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    ISO/TR 13624-2:2009 Petroleum and natural gas industries Drilling and production equipment Part 2: Deepwater drilling riser methodologies, operations, and integrity technical report
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    BS ISO 13628-11:2007 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - DESIGN AND OPERATION OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS - PART 11: FLEXIBLE PIPE SYSTEMS FOR SUBSEA AND MARINE APPLICATIONS
    CSA ISO 19904-1 : 2007 : R2012 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - FLOATING OFFSHORE STRUCTURES - PART 1: MONOHULLS, SEMI-SUBMERSIBLES AND SPARS
    BS 8010-3:1993 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PIPELINES - PIPELINES SUBSEA: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION
    CSA ISO 19904-1 : 2007 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - FLOATING OFFSHORE STRUCTURES - PART 1: MONOHULLS, SEMI-SUBMERSIBLES AND SPARS
    API RP 2T : 2010 PLANNING, DESIGNING, AND CONSTRUCTING TENSION LEG PLATFORMS
    API 17B REDLINE : 2008 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR FLEXIBLE PIPE
    API 17G : 2006 : R2016 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR COMPLETION/WORKOVER RISERS
    API 17G:2006 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR COMPLETION/WORKOVER RISERS
    API RP 2SK : 2005 DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF STATIONKEEPING SYSTEMS FOR FLOATING STRUCTURES
    API 17L2 : 2013 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR FLEXIBLE PIPE ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT
    API 7K : 2015 DRILLING AND WELL SERVICING EQUIPMENT
    API 7K REDLINE : 2010 DRILLING AND WELL SERVICING EQUIPMENT
    EN ISO 13628-11:2008/AC:2009 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - DESIGN AND OPERATION OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS - PART 11: FLEXIBLE PIPE SYSTEMS FOR SUBSEA AND MARINE APPLICATIONS
    ISO 13628-11:2007 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Design and operation of subsea production systems — Part 11: Flexible pipe systems for subsea and marine applications
    ISO 13628-10:2005 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Design and operation of subsea production systems — Part 10: Specification for bonded flexible pipe
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    ASME B16.5 : 2017 PIPE FLANGES AND FLANGED FITTINGS: NPS 1/2 THROUGH NPS 24 METRIC/INCH STANDARD
    API SPEC 17E : 2017 SPECIFICATION FOR SUBSEA UMBILICALS
    ASTM D 695 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Plastics
    API 17H : 2013 REMOTELY OPERATED TOOLS AND INTERFACES ON SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
    API 17D : 2011 DESIGN AND OPERATION OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS - SUBSEA WELLHEAD AND TREE EQUIPMENT
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