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API Releases New Guidance on Selecting Bolting Materials

American Petroleum Institute, August 14, 2019

The American Petroleum Institute has published a new technical report offering guidance to O&G companies on selecting the right materials for bolting, a key to safe and reliable operations. API TR 21TR1 - “Materials Selection for Bolting” assists companies in choosing the correct materials based on the environment in which a company is working and helps assure that these important components are resilient in their operating environment.  The guidance also includes bolting recommendations for offshore drilling in both shallow and deep water, addressing saltwater corrosion issues faced by facilities.

API TR 21TR1 also seeks to address industry and regulatory concerns regarding connector bolts in all equipment deployed in offshore and other oil and natural gas exploration and production.  

API TR 21TR1 is now available to purchase at the API Publications Store.


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