The purpose of this specification is to define a minimum common set of requirements for the procurement of packaged, integrally geared centrifugal air compressors in accordance with API Standard 672, 5th Edition, August 2019, Packaged, Integrally Geared Centrifugal Air Compressors for Petroleum, Chemical, and Gas Industry Services for application in the petroleum and natural gas industries.
The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) started Joint Industry Programme (JIP)33 in 2016. Its aim is to develop standardized specifications that enable the industry supply chain to become better, cheaper and faster.
50 specifications have now been published to date and are already delivering benefits for users worldwide, with another 11 in development (including scope expansion) and 11 in maintenance.
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