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The Rail Standards Committee (RSC) is responsible for developing, maintaining, approving, and interpreting API standards on rail transportation (including rail-related operations, tank cars, product handling, and transload activities) of petroleum and petroleum products.

API rail standards whose scopes include measurement techniques only are the responsibility of the Committee on Petroleum Measurement (COPM). Coordination between COPM and RSC will be required for these standards.

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Ballot Information
NameReaffirmation RP 3000 - Classifying and Loading of Crude Oil into Rail Tank Cars, 1st Ed.
Start Date08/31/2022
Closing Date10/12/2022
ProposalThe reaffirmation of ANSI/API Recommended Practice 3000, 1st Edition, Classifying and Loading of Crude Oil into Rail Tank Cars. RP 3000 was granted a 2-year extension in 2019 and the document is currently due for action. Please review and consider reaffirming this standard but provide input via ballot comment submission on areas of the document that should be considered for updating. Comments submitted during this reaffirmation ballot will be considered for a future revision.
ResultsIn Progress

Ballot Summary
Did Not Vote2 
Total Responses15 
Total Ballots17 
Response Rate88.24%Must be > 50%
Approval Rate100.00%Must be >= 66.67%
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