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Overview of API Specification 6A

20th Edition

On-Line Resources PO Box 925393 Houston, TX 77292-5393

This two-day course covers all aspects of the revised 20th Edition of API Specification 6A. The latest edition of API 6A has several differences from earlier versions and from the corresponding ISO standard, ISO 10423. Important changes have been made to material and quality control requirements, and the recent new Annexes to API 6A have been adopted into this latest edition. The seminar also covers the rules of NACE MR0175/ISO 15156 as they apply to wellhead and Christmas tree equipment. Who Should Attend Technical employees of companies that design, manufacture, test, use, or specify API 6A wellhead and Christmas tree equipment. In this two-day course you will receive: A history of API 6A and related Specifications. Understanding of the organization of Specification 6A. A detailed scope of the Specification. Design requirements and documentation. Materials and welding requirements. Knowledge of Quality Control issues. Specific product requirements. Annexes to Specification 6A. Relationship to other API Specifications 16A, 16C and 17D. New Requirements of NACE as they relate to wellhead equipment and valves.

About The Instructor John H. Fowler, P.E. Is the owner of On-Line Resources, a Houston engineering consulting firm. John is a graduate of Rice University and was previously employed by Rockwell International and McEvoy Oilfield Equipment Company, where he was Vice-President of Engineering. He has been a member of API Subcommittee 6 since 1980 and twice received the API Citation for Service Award. He has also been a member of the Association of Well Head Equipment Manufacturers (AWHEM), where he served as President in 1983. Mr. Fowler teaches several seminars on API Specifications, including the seminar, Designing to API 6A/16A/17D Requirements which has been attended by over 500 engineers. 1.2 CEU (12 PDH) will be awarded for successful completion of the course and requires attendance for all hours of instruction and completion of the course evaluation.

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Overview of API Specification 6A

20th Edition Registration Form
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Refunds, minus a $75 processing fee, will be given for written cancellations received by On-Line Resources no less than two weeks prior to the course. Class substitutions may be permitted. NOTE: Cancellations must be made by email.

Registration deadline is two weeks prior to each course. Please select one or more of the following: March 11-12, 2010 | TIEC | Houston, TX $725 API Member* $975 Non-Member June 3-4, 2010 | TIEC | Houston, TX $725 API Member* $975 Non-Member September 23-24, 2010 | TIEC | Houston, TX $725 API Member* $975 Non-Member October 25-26, 2010 | Aberdeen, Scotland $935 API Member* $1,250 Non-Member December 9-10, 2010 | TIEC | Houston, TX $725 API Member* $975 Non-Member


Contact Information

For questions about registration or lodging, contact John Fowler at the address listed above, or call 713-688-0767. Toll free: 888-726-3852. Or visit In house seminars are also available. For more information please contact John Fowler at 713-688-0767 or email

*API Member Discount

Employees of companies with a Corporate API Membership receive the discount. Please note that API licensees and committee members may not qualify for the discount if their company is not an API member. If in doubt call API at 202-682-8475 or E-mail

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