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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
4864ClosedResolution Required07/29/201909/09/2019API Spec 16C, 3rd Edition - Re-ballot/ Limited Ballot
Committee ID : 2358SC16 Voting Group 6 - 16F, 16FR, 16Q
5104OpenIn Progress03/24/202005/05/2020API Spec 16F, 2nd Edition, Addendum 1
Committee ID : 1667SC16: Retired Voting Group 1 - 16A; 16C; 16D; 16AR, 16ST
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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