Register Now for the 2023 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting May 15-19, 2023 – Seattle, Washington
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The 2023 Spring Refining and Equipment (CRE) Standards Meeting is being presented as an in-person meeting and will be open to all industry professionals who wish to participate. This meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 15 – Friday, May 19, 2023, in Seattle, Washington.
Reasons for Attending
The Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting remains an invaluable opportunity to be a part of how the U.S. petroleum industry develops and maintains state-of-the-art standards.
To ensure that the meetings are open to all who may have a “direct and material interest in the subject of the standard”. This is in accord with our ANSI accredited Procedures for Standards Development, which state the following regarding openness and meeting procedures, emphasis added:
- 5.2 Due Process
Participation in API standards activities is open to all parties (persons and organizations) that have a direct and material interest in the subject of a standard.
- 5.2.2 Balance
API seeks broad input to its standardization activities including the participation of all parties representing interest categories appropriate to the nature of the standard and allows for open attendance at standards meetings.
- 5.10 Standards Meeting Procedures
Committees dealing with standards activities shall meet as needed to conduct their work. Except for those portions of meetings dealing with policy and/or budget issues, standards meetings are open to all interested parties.
Benefits of Participation
- Gain access to technical committee meetings covering API standards and best practices used throughout the industry to promote safe and environmentally sound operations.
- Learn about the latest research and development on refining process equipment, including future R&D efforts that may benefit your business in the long run.
- Network with colleagues and establish new business connections.
- Connect with exhibitors to learn about products, services, and technologies that may be important to your company.
- Earn Professional Development Hours (PDH) to maintain professional certifications.
The Committee on Refinery Equipment, CRE, is responsible for ~160 standards that form the basis of the API Individual Certification (ICP) and Process Safety Site Assessment (PSSAP) Program. The technical subcommittees that report to the CRE are:
- Subcommittee on Heat Transfer Equipment
- Subcommittee on Mechanical Equipment
- Subcommittee on Piping & Valves
- Subcommittee on Aboveground Storage Tanks
- Subcommittee on Electrical Equipment
- Subcommittee on Pressure Relieving Systems
- Subcommittee on Instrument & Control Systems
- Subcommittee on Refractory Materials
- Subcommittee on Inspection & Mechanical Integrity
- Subcommittee on Corrosion & Materials
- Technical Data Committee – Petroleum Refining
*As not all subcommittees meet at each meeting, please be sure and check the online program to verify which subcommittees are meeting at this conference.
Who Should Attend
Industry professionals in the refining and petrochemical industries such as:
- Operations and engineering managers
- Process unit engineers and specialists
- Refinery equipment specialists
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