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 Subcommittee Scope

Welcome to the home page for the CRE Subcommittee on Instruments and Controls (SOICS). This site provides information on upcoming meetings, minutes and presentations from recent meetings and information on the status and balloting of standards maintained by SOICS.

The mission of SOICS is to develop standards and recommended practices specific to the refining industry, analyze technical issues, provide training and advice on relevant technical issues and share information which is useful to the industry as a group. The SOICS also works closely with other standards organizations, such as ISA and PIP. 

 The following documents are under the purview of SOICS:

  • ​​​RP 551 - Process Measurement Instrumentation 
  • RP 552 - Transmission Systems
  • RP 553 - Refinery Valves and Accessories for Control and Safety Instrumented Systems
  • RP 554 Parts 1-3
    • Part 1: Process Control Systems- Control Systems Functions and Function Specification Development
    • Part 2: Process Control Systems- Control System Design
    • Part 3: Process Control Systems- Project Execution and Control System Ownership​
  • ​RP 555 - Process Analyzers
  • RP 556 - Instrumentation, Control, and Protective Systems for Fired Heaters​ (Joint SOICS and SCHTE) 

Chair: Rohan Oak, Bechtel
Vice Chair: Dale Sullivan, Chevron ​

Announcements 

The 2022 Spring API Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting will be held on May 16-20 in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. 

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

https://www.api.org/products-and-services/events/calendar​​

 

 API Contact

​Jordan Strickler
Senior Specialist
American Petroleum Institute
200 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-682-8190
StricklerJ@api.org

 
 
  
  
  
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 Ballots

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Ballot Information
  
ID5933
NameReaffirmation Ballot for API 552 ed. 1, Transmission Systems
Start Date10/18/2022
Closing Date11/04/2022
Associate
Coordinator
ProposalReaffirmation Ballot for API 552 ed. 1, Transmission Systems. Please note that any comments submitted regarding changes to the document will be considered outside the scope of this ballot and will be forwarded to the next revision.
StatusClosed
ResultsIn Progress

Ballot Summary
StatisticsOutcomeNote
Affirmative12 
Negative0 
Abstain2 
Did Not Vote11 
Total Responses14 
Total Ballots25 
Response Rate56.00%Must be > 50%
Approval Rate100.00%Must be >= 66.67%
ConsensusYES 
 
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