What is API in oil and gas industry?

API gravity is a commonly used index of the density of a crude oil or refined products. API stands for the American Petroleum Institute, which is the industry organization that created this measure.

Who runs the API?

Mike Sommers. Mike Sommers is the 15th chief executive of the American Petroleum Institute (API), the largest national trade association representing all aspects of America’s natural gas and oil industry.

What is an API member company?

They are: Companies engaged in the oil and natural gas industry that meet the criteria for one of the API industry segments and are incorporated in the United States or Canada or Mexico shall be eligible for membership. Members must pay dues for all industry segments where they own assets.

What does API RP stand for?

Pipeline Recommended Practices
API | Pipeline Recommended Practices (RP)

What is gas API?

The API (American Petroleum Institute) number is a unique number assigned to every oil and gas well. It is used by agencies to identify and track oil and gas wells. Every oil and gas well permitted in West Virginia since 1929 has been issued an API number.

How many API are there?

There are four principal types of API commonly used in web-based applications: public, partner, private and composite.

How do I become an API member?

Life membership shall be open to citizens of India only. LIFE ASSOCIATE MEMBERS : A person holding a post-graduate degree or diploma recognized by Medical Council of India in any branch of medical science related to General Medicine who is not eligible for life membership shall be enrolled as a Life Associate Member.

What is API standard for oil?

The service rating of passenger car and commercial automotive motor oils is classified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). The program certifies that an oil meets certain Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) quality and performance standards.

What is the API standard?

API standards provide a framework or starting point for companies to build individual safety programs fit to meet their unique operational needs. Company programs often go above and beyond the API standards.

What is energy API?

An Energy API is an Application Programming Interface that developers can integrate with their own applications that provide energy data and services.