The following table is regularly updated. It contains a quick reference for documents about ISO and API cementing equipment and materials standards. This handy reference should save you loads of time compared to sifting through all of the documentation on API cementing equipment and ISO standards.
|API Doc #||Name||Overview|
|API STANDARD 65—PART 2||Isolating Potential Flow Zones During Well Construction||Contains best practices for zone isolation in wells to prevent annular pressure and/or flow through or past pressure-containment barriers that are installed and verified during well construction. Well construction practices that may affect barrier sealing performance are mentioned along with methods to help ensure positive effects or to minimize any negative ones. The objectives of this guideline are two-fold. The first is to help prevent or control flows just prior to, during, and after primary cementing operations to install or 'set' casing and liner pipe strings in wells. The second objective is to help prevent sustained casing pressure. The guidance from this document covers recommendations for pressure-containment barrier design and installation and well construction practices that affect the zone isolation process to prevent or mitigate annular fluid flow or pressure|
|RP 10B-2/ISO 10426-2:2003||Recommended Practice for Testing Well Cements||Specifies requirements and gives recommendations for the testing of cement slurries and related materials under simulated well conditions.|
|RP 10B-4/ISO 10426-4:2004||Recommended Practice on Preparation and Testing of Foamed Cement Slurries at Atmospheric Pressure||Defines the methods for the generation and testing of foamed cement slurries and their corresponding unfoamed base cement slurries at atmospheric pressure.|
|RP 10B-5/ISO 10426-5:2004||Recommended Practice on Determination of Shrinkage and Expansion||This standard provides the methods for the testing of well cement formulations to determine the dimension changes during the curing process (cement hydration) at atmospheric pressure only. This is a base document, because under real well cementing conditions shrinkage and expansion take place under pressure and different boundary conditions.|
|RP 10B-6/ISO 10426-6:2008||Recommended Practice on Determining the Static Gel Strength of Cement Formulations||Specifies requirements and provides test methods for the determination of static gel strength of the cement slurries and related materials under simulated well conditions|
|RP 10D-2/ISO 10427-2:2004||Recommended Practice for Centralizer Placement and Stop Collar Testing||Provides calculations for determining centralizer spacing, based on centralizer performance and desired standoff, in deviated and dogleg holes in wells for the petroleum and natural gas industries. It also provides a procedure for testing stop collars and reporting test results.|
|Spec 10A/ISO 10426-1:2009||Specification for Cements and Materials for well Cementing.||Specifies requirements and gives recommendations for eight classes of well cement including their chemical and physical requirements and procedures for physical testing.|
|TR 10TR1||Cement Sheath Evaluation||Provides the current principles and practices regarding the evaluation and repair of primary cementations. Cement bond logs, compensated logging tools, borehole compensated logging tools and ultrasonic logs.|
|TR 10TR2||Shrinkage and Expansion in Oilwell Cements||Presents the results of research into shrinkage and expansion of oilwell cements in the wellbore as well as a series of test methods and procedures developed to measure these phenomena.|
|TR 10TR3||Temperatures for API Cement Operating Thickening Time Tests||Work performed by the 1984-91 API Task Group on Cementing Temperature Schedules to update the temperatures in API well-simulation test schedules found in RP 10B are summarized in this report. The Task Group reviewed the largest set of temperature data available to the industry to date, resulting in significant improvements to the temperatures in the well-simulation test schedules.|
|TR 10TR4||Technical Report on Considerations Regarding Selection of Centralizers for Primary Cementing Operations||Provides the petroleum industry with information for three types of centralizers, their selection and application, and their advantages and limitations.|
|ISO = International Organization for Standardization
RP = Recommended Practice
TR = Technical Report
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