Mechanical Testing Resources

API Upstream Critical Equipment

 

Product Category
Products
Specifications

Surface wellheads/trees

Wellheads, Tubing heads

API 6Aa

Valves, chokes, check valves

API 6Aa

Flanges and metal gaskets

API 6Aa, API 6AF1a, API 6AF2a

Surface trees

API 6Aa

Tubulars

API 5CTa, API 5DPa, API 5CRAa, API TR5C3a

Tubular conduits

Threaded connections

API 5C5a

Risers and piping

API 16Fa, API 16Qa, API 16Ra, API 2RDa

Production packers

API 11D1a

Wellbore isolation

Seals (elastomeric and metal-metal)

API 6A, Annex Fa

Seal assemblies

API 17D

Wellheads

API 17D

Subsea wellheads/trees

Subsea tubing heads

API 17D

Subsea trees

API 17D

Clamp hub/swivel flanges

API 17D

Flexible pipe

API 17J

Umbilicals

API 17E

Control systems

API 17F

Manifolds and TFL

API RP17P

HIPPS

API 17Oa

Clamp hubs and connections

API 16Aa

Production valves & chokes

API 6Aa, API 16Ca

Well control equipment

BOPs

API 16Aa

Drilling valves (choke & kill)

API 16Aa

SCSSSVs

API 14Aa

API / ISO Standards for Validation Testing

 

 

Reference Standard 

 Validation Methods

Functional Test

Performance Validation

Combined Load Test

Cycle Testing

Elevated Temperature Testing

Fire Testing

Hyperbaric Testing

API 5CT X            
API 5D X            
API 5C5/13679 X X X X X  
API 5CRA X            
API 6A X X   X X    
API 6AV1   X   X      
API 6D X            
API 6FA           X  
API 6FB           X  
API 6FC           X  
API   11D1 / 14310 X X X  X  X    
API 14A X X    X  X    
API 14L X X      X    
API 16A X X X        
API 16C X X   X  X    
API 16F x X X X      
API 16R X X X  X      
API 17D X X    X  X    X
API 17E X X X  X      
API 17K X   X     X  
 API 17C X            
API 17J X X