API RP 17G
Recommended Practice for Completion / Workover Risers, Second Edition (Identical to ISO 13628-7:2005)
American Petroleum Institute / 01-Jul-2006 / 254 pages
This part of ISO 13628 has been prepared to provide general requirements, recommendations and overall guidance for the user to the various areas requiring consideration during development of subsea production system. The functional requirements defined in this part of ISO 13628 allow alternatives in order to suit
specific field requirements.
This part of ISO 13628 constitutes the overall C/WO riser system standard. Functional requirements for components comprising the system and detailed requirements for riser pipe and connector design and analysis are included herein.
This part of ISO 13628 was developed on the basis of API RP 17G:1995, and other relevant documents on subsea production systems.
It is necessary that the users of this part of ISO 13628 be aware that further or different requirements might be needed for individual applications. This part of ISO 13628 is not intended to inhibit a vendor from offering, or the purchaser from accepting, alternative equipment or engineering solutions for the individual application.
This is probably particularly applicable where there is innovative or developing technology. Where an alternative is offered, it is the vendor's responsibility to identify any variations from this part of ISO 13628 and provide details.