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 Committee Scope

API SC8 develops and maintains approximately 11 standards on:

  • TG1: drilling structures - Spec 4F and RP 4G;
  • TG2: drilling equipment - Spec 7K and RP 7L;
  • TG3: hoisting equipment - RP 8B and Spec 8C;
  • TG4: wire rope and roller chain - Spec 9A, RP 9B, and Spec 7F;
  • TG5: hammer unions - RP 7HU1 and Spec 7HU2;
  • TG8: calibration and field verification - 8FV1.

You can get further details and scopes of these standards in the Exploration and Production section of the API Publications catalog at

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Ballot Information
NameAPI Spec 8C Drilling and Production Hoisting Equipment, WI 9305
Start Date09/01/2022
Closing Date10/13/2022
AssociateJacqueline Roueche
CoordinatorJacqueline Roueche
Proposalto review and approve WI 9305 for API Spec 8C Drilling and Production Hoisting Equipment.
ResultsResolution Required

Ballot Summary
Did Not Vote11 
Total Responses16 
Total Ballots27 
Response Rate59.26%Must be > 50%
Approval Rate100.00%Must be >= 66.67%
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