OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 37 Oil and Gas Wells

Section 783 Well site piping system

Subsection 783(1)

The manufacturer’s specifications or the certified specifications of a professional engineer must be followed.

For threaded connections, the dimensions and gauging of pipe threads must meet the appropriate requirements of ANSI/ASME Standard B1.20.1-1983 (R2006), Pipe Threads, General Purpose (Inch).

Figure 37.18 shows examples of how piping systems can be anchored and restrained.

Figure 37.18 Examples of piping systems being anchored and restrained