JIP33 Specification published: S-749 Plate-and-frame Heat Exchangers (API)

Joint Industry Programme 33: Standardizing Procurement Specifications was initiated to make step-change improvements in the specification, procurement and delivery of equipment for the oil and gas industry through the use of standardized industry procurement specifications.

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JIP33 has published the S-749 Plate-and-frame Heat Exchangers (API) specification.

The purpose of the IOGP S-749 specification documents is to define a minimum common set of requirements for the procurement of plate-and-frame heat exchangers in accordance with API Standard 667, First Edition, March 2022, Plate-and-Frame Heat Exchangers, for application in the petroleum and natural gas industries

About JIP33 specifications

JIP33 standardized specifications follow a common structure, normally comprising four documents:

  • Supplementary specification
  • Quality requirements
  • Information requirements and;
  • Procurement Data sheet

This specification compromises of one additional version with justifications pertaining to the  Supplementary Specification.

Together with a purchase order, they define the overall technical specification for procurement. They are developed in consultation with a broad user and supplier base to realize benefits from standardization and achieve significant project and schedule cost reductions.

IOGP Library

Any previous versions of any of the JIP33 specifications can be found in the JIP33 Archives within the IOGP Library.

More than 55 specifications have now been published to date and are already delivering benefits for users worldwide, with another 9 in development (including scope expansion) and 10 in maintenance.

All published JIP33 specifications are available to download for free, either by using the newly created QR code, or via the JIP33 Specification Library.

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