JIP33 has issued “S-705 welding guidlines” for public review. The consultation period runs for four weeks and will close on November 5th.
The purpose of this specification is to define a minimum common set of specification requirements for welding in accordance with API Recommended Practice 582, third edition, May 2016 for application in the petroleum and natural gas industries.
The procurement specification follows a common document structure comprising four documents, which together with the purchase order define the overall technical specification for procurement.
It has been developed in consultation with a broad user and supplier base to realize benefits from standardization and achieve significant project and schedule cost reductions.
The files are available to download at https://www.iogp-jip33.org/library/s-705/.
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