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 Committee Scope

SC 16 develops and maintains standards covering:

  • choke and kill systems (TG 1), Spec 16C;
  • control systems and drilling well control equipment (TG 2), Spec 16D;
  • drill-through equipment (TG 3), Spec 16A;
  • marine drilling riser systems (TG 4), Spec 16F RP 16Q, Spec 16R;
  • coiled tubing well control, (TG 5), RP 16ST;
  • underbalanced drilling (TG 6), Spec 16RCD;
  • repair and remanufacture of drill-through equipment (TG 7), Std 16AR (under development).

You can get further details and scopes of the Series 16 standards in the Exploration and Production section of the API Publications catalog.


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 Ballot IDStatusResultsOpensClosesDescription
Committee ID : 2353SC16 Voting Group 3 - 16C
4864OpenIn Progress07/29/201909/09/2019API Spec 16C, 3rd Edition - Re-ballot/ Limited Ballot
Committee ID : 1667SC16: Retired Voting Group 1 - 16A; 16C; 16D; 16AR, 16ST
3395ClosedPass11/12/201412/19/2014Reaffirmation of 16ST, 1st Edition
3503ClosedPass03/09/201504/20/2015Spec 16A, 4th Edition
3541ClosedPass04/03/201505/15/201516AR, 1st Edition
3618ClosedPass07/22/201509/02/2015Spec 16D, 3rd edition
3711ClosedPass10/12/201511/13/2015Withdrawal Annex B of 16A
3788ClosedPass02/18/201603/31/201616C, Addendum 1
3832ClosedPass03/14/201604/11/201616A, 4th Edition Re-ballot
3818ClosedPass03/04/201604/15/201616AR Re-ballot 2
3872ClosedPass05/06/201605/27/2016Re-ballot 16C, Addendum 1
3862ClosedPass04/22/201606/03/201616TR2, 1st Edition
3875ClosedPass05/12/201606/09/2016S53, Addendum 1
3885ClosedPass06/10/201607/08/201616AR Final Ballot
3893ClosedPass06/23/201608/04/2016Standard 64, 3rd Edition
3934ClosedPass08/09/201608/31/2016Reaffirmation of API 16A, 3rd Edition
3997ClosedPass10/26/201611/23/201616D 3rd Ed Reballot
4000ClosedPass10/28/201611/28/201616A 4th Ed Reballot2
3998ClosedPass10/27/201612/08/2016S64 3rd Ed Reballot
4141ClosedPass06/11/201707/23/201716TR1 1st Ed
4185ClosedPass07/11/201709/12/201716A 4th Addendum 1
4232ClosedPass08/13/201709/12/201716A 4th Ed, Addendum 2
4329ClosedPass01/10/201802/21/2018S53 5th Edition
4408ClosedPass02/22/201804/05/2018S64, Addendum 1
4414ClosedPass02/27/201804/10/201816TR1 1st Ed
4467ClosedPass05/04/201806/15/2018S64 Addendum 1 Reballot
4485ClosedPass06/01/201807/13/2018S53 5th Edition Re-ballot
4504ClosedPass06/27/201808/08/201816C 3rd Edition
4509ClosedPass06/29/201808/10/201816A 4th Annex H-I
4539ClosedPass07/18/201808/29/2018S64 Addendum Re-ballot2
4621ClosedResolution Required10/02/201811/13/2018API 16A, 4th E, Addendum 3-QTC Thermocouple, BSR fatigue and BOP valid. testing
4671ClosedPass11/08/201812/20/2018API RP59,2nd Edition, Reaffirmation
4697ClosedPass01/03/201902/14/201916A Annex HI Reballot2
4702ClosedPass01/10/201902/14/2019API 16C_3rd E, 2nd ballot
4832ClosedResolution Required05/31/201907/12/2019API RP 16ST, 2nd Edition
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