HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is pleased to announce that ValvTechnologies has been appointed to two American Petroleum Institute (API) Standards committees, the API SC18/TG2 on API Q1 the Quality Management System and API SC6 on API 6A and 6D (Product Certification for 6A: Specification for Wellhead and Christmas Tree Equipment and 6D: Specification for Pipeline and Piping Valves).
The API’s committees are comprised of industry experts who review and develop API standards. Each committee is broken down into task groups whose purpose is identifying the needs, then develop, approve and revise industry standards. Committee membership is open to groups that are materially affected by the standards, including oil and gas companies, manufacturers and suppliers, contractors and consultants, and representatives of government agencies and academia.
ValvTechnologies’ participation on these API standards committees benefits our customers by giving them the opportunity to work with an organization that understands the basis and perspective of the industry specifications and how these relate to the customer’s needs and requirements.
The America Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. Our more than 625 corporate members, from the largest major oil company to the smallest of independents, come from all segments of the industry. They are producers, refiners, suppliers, marketers, pipeline operators and marine transporters, as well as service and supply companies that support all segments of the industry.
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, severe service isolation valve solutions. Employing more than 500 people worldwide, our offices are located in the United Kingdom, Mainland Europe, China, Middle East, India, Australia and South America. In addition, ValvTechnologies partners with stocking distributors and independent representatives to service customers around the world. To find out more about the products and services offered or to locate a representative, visit our website at www.valv.com.