QA

Definition(s)


QA

Quality Assurance.

Source: API 510, Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration, Tenth Edition, May 2014, with Addendum May 2017. Global Standards

Source: ISO 16530-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Well integrity – Part 1: Life cycle governance, First Edition, March 2017. Global Standards

Source: API RP 96, Deepwater Well Design and Construction, First Edition, March 2013. Global Standards

Source: NOPSEMA Guidance Note: Safety Management Systems, N04300-GN1052, Australia, Revision 0, December 2012. Regulatory Guidance

Source: ISO 20815:2008, Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries – Production assurance and reliability management. Global Standards

Source: International Association of Drilling Contractors, Appendix 2 to Health, Safety and Environment Case Guidelines for Offshore Drilling Contractors, Issue 3.3.2, February 2010. IADC Guidelines

Source: ISO 19900:2013, Petroleum and natural gas industries – General requirements for offshore structures. Global Standards

 

QA

All planned, systematic, and preventative actions specified to determine if materials, equipment, or services will meet specified requirements so that equipment will perform satisfactorily in service. The minimum contents of a QA inspection manual for in-service inspection are outlined in 4.1.2.

Source: API 510, Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration, Tenth Edition, May 2014, with Addendum May 2017. Global Standards