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Duane P. Brown
Senior Standards Associate
American Petroleum Institute
1220 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-682-8190
brownd@api.org


 


 Subcommittee Scope

Welcome to the home page for the CRE Subcommittee on Electrical Equipment (SOEE). The mission of the SOEE is to develop standards and recommended practices specific to the refining industry including:

  • RP 500 Electrical Area Classification
  • Std. 541 Form Wound Induction Motors and
  • API 540 Electrical Installations in Petrochemical Facilities.

The SOEE also works closely with other standards organizations such as IEE and NFPA including providing technical comments to NFPA 70 National Electrical Code (NEC).  The subcommittee analyzes technical issues, provides training and advice on relevant technical issues and shares information which is useful to the industry as a group.

This site provides information on upcoming meetings, minutes and presentations from recent meeting and information on the status and balloting of standards maintained by the SOEE.


 

Thank you for attending the API 2015 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting.  

The next API Refining Meeting is the 2016 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting planned for May 16 - 19, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois. 

Click on “Calendar of Events" under Links for meeting logistics and other information.

 

 

 SOEE Active Task Forces

  Task Force on 545
  Upstream Segment - Task Force on 14F/14FZ
 
 

 Notifications and Updates

Folder: testtestpietersm@api.org
Folder: Test UpdatesTest Updatescrimaudos@api.org

 Meeting Materials

Folder: 2012 - Spring2012 - Springbrownd@api.org
Folder: 2008 - Fall2008 - Fallcrimaudos@api.org
Folder: 2008 - Spring2008 - Springcrimaudos@api.org
Folder: 2009 - Fall2009 - Fallcrimaudos@api.org
Folder: 2009 - Spring2009 - Springcrimaudos@api.org

 Ballot Results

Folder: API 546 Ballot Results and Comments - 2007API 546 Ballot Results and Comments - 2007crimaudos@api.org
Folder: API 500 3rd Edition Results and Comments, March 2009API 500 3rd Edition Results and Comments, March 2009crimaudos@api.org

 Committee Documents

Folder: RP 500RP 500crimaudos@api.org
API Style manual rev1 2009.pdfAPI Style manual rev1 2009brownd@api.org
CRE SRRR Form Rev 1.docCRE SRRR Form Rev 1brownd@api.org
API Procedures for Standards Development-2011-Revised 2012.pdfAPI Procedures for Standards Development-2011-Revised 2012brownd@api.org

 Links

  Reference Documents
  Calendar of Events
  API Refining Meeting Information
 

 Ballots

 Ballot IDStatusResultsOpensClosesDescription
Committee ID : 474Subcommittee on Electrical Equipment - Joint
3643ClosedResolution Required08/13/201509/24/2015API RP 505, Classification of Locations for Electrical Installations at Petroleum Facilities
3667ClosedResolution Required08/19/201509/25/2015API 540, Electrical Installations in Petroleum Processing Plants, 5th edition Draft
3671ClosedIn Progress08/25/201509/25/2015API Standard 546, Brushless Synchronous Machines - 500 kVA and Larger, 4th Ed. Draft, Comment ballot
 
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