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Nate Wall
Senior Associate, Standards
American Petroleum Institute
1220 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005-4070
Phone: 202-682-8157
WallN@api.org


 Subcommittee Scope

Welcome to the home page for the CRE Subcommittee on Heat Transfer Equipment (SCHTE). This site offers information on upcoming meetings, allows questions to be posted for the upcoming roundtable discussions and provides information on the status of standards and due dates for documents managed by the SCHTE. Documents under development and revision are also available for review. Rosters may be posted for information and use among the Subcommittee and should not be distributed outside of the members.

Mission: The SCHTE prepares, reviews and updates relevant standards, provides forums for keeping abreast of industry technology, maintains liaison activities with other standard-writing bodies, sponsors general interest sessions and provides the US input to related standards in ISO.

The following documents are under the purview of the SCHTE:

  • Std. 530 - Calculation of Heater Tube Thickness in Petroleum Refineries
  • RP 534 - Heat Recovery Steam Generators
  • RP 535 - Burners for Fired Heaters in General Refinery Services
  • Std. 536 - Post Combustion NOx Control for Equipment in General Refinery Services
  • *ANSI/API Std. 537 - Flare Details for General Refinery and Petrochemical Service
  • Std. 538 - Industrial Fired Boilers
  • *Std. 560 - Fired Heaters for General Refinery Services
  • Std. 561 - Reforming Furnaces for Hydrogen and Syngas Production (proposed new American National Standard)
  • Std. 565 - Thermal Reactors in Sulfur Recovery Units for Gen. Refinery Ser. (proposed new American National Standard)
  • Std. 660 - Shell-and-tube Heat Exchangers
  • Std. 661 - Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Natural Gas Industries--Air-cooled Heat Exchangers
  • Std. 663 - Hairpin-type Heat Exchangers
  • Std. 664 - Spiral Plate Heat Exchangers
  • Std. 667 - Plate & Frame Heat Exchangers for Gen. Refinery Services (proposed new Std. to replace Std. 662, Part 1)
  • Std. 668 - Brazed Aluminum Plate-fin HEs for Gen. Refinery Services (proposed new Std. to replace Std. 662, Part 2)
  • RP 669 - Heat Recovery Systems (proposed new Recommended Practice)
  • Std. 810 - Welded Plate-Block Heat Exchangers (proposed new American National Standard)

*NOTE: ANSI/API Std. 537 and API Std. 560 are under continuous maintenance. Revision proposals may be submitted at any time for consideration and should be submitted through the API staff contact for the SCHTE, Nate Wall, walln@api.org.

Chair: Hector Ayala, ExxonMobil
Vice-Chair: Walter Gull, Unit Birwelco

Active members, thank you for attending the API 2018 Spring Refining Equipment Standards Meeting.

The SCHTE meets next during the 2018 Fall Refining Equipment Standards Meeting, November 12 - 15, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel, Orlando, Florida. Click on ‚ÄúCalendar of Events" under Links for meeting logistics and other information.

 Meeting Materials

Folder: 2018 Spring Meeting2018 Spring MeetingWallN@api.org

 Reference Documents

API Procedures for Standards Development-2016.pdfAPI Procedures for Standards Development-2016WallN@api.org
API Document Format and Style Manual.pdfAPI Document Format and Style ManualWallN@api.org
CRE SRRR Form, Rev 02-14-13.docCRE SRRR Form, Rev 02-14-13WallN@api.org
Briefing Paper API Standards Program and Procedures February 2013.pdfBriefing Paper API Standards Program and Procedures February 2013WallN@api.org
Editorial Procedures.docxEditorial ProceduresWallN@api.org
Antitrust Standards- One Page (4-27-11).docAntitrust Standards- One Page (4-27-11)WallN@api.org
SharePoint User Information.pdfSharePoint User Informationmensingt@api.org
 
 

 SCHTE Public Documents

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 SCHTE Roundtable Docs

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 Links

  Joint SCHTE-SOICS RP 556 Documents My Committees Page
  Reference Documents
  Calendar of Events
  API Refining Meeting Information
 

 Ballot Results

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 Ballots and Draft Review

 Ballot IDStatusResultsOpensClosesDescription
Committee ID : 1908SCHTE Heat Transfer Consensus Group - Fired Equipment
4689ClosedResolution Required12/17/201801/31/2019API RP 573, Inspection of Fired Boilers and Heaters, Fourth Edition, First Ballot
4708ClosedIn Progress01/16/201902/20/2019Std. 560 (Fired Heaters) 5th Edition, 1st Addendum Recirculation Ballot
Committee ID : 1903SCHTE Heat Transfer Consensus Group - Unfired Equipment
4753OpenIn Progress03/04/201904/19/2019Std 660 (Shell & Tube HEs) 9th Ed. 1st Addendum Ballot to Address High Temperature Hydrogen Attack
4772OpenIn Progress03/13/201904/26/2019RP 669, 1st Edition, Heat Recovery Systems, Approval Ballot
 
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