Call for Comments on Draft Uganda Standards for Oil and Gas Upstream Equipment and Materials

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), through the Technical Committee (UNBS/ TC 16/ SC2/WG1) is developing Standards for the oil and gas upstream equipment and materials.

The committee has completed discussions and adopted the following draft standards.

1.    DUS ISO 13085:2014 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Aluminium alloy pipe for use as tubing for wells
2.    DUS ISO 15546:2011 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Aluminium alloy drill pipe
3.    DUS ISO 20312:2011 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Design and operating limits of drill strings with aluminium alloy components
4.    DUS ISO 27627:2014 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Aluminium alloy drill pipe thread connection gauging
5.    DUS ISO 10424-1:2004, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Rotary drilling equipment — Part 1: Rotary drill stem elements
6.    DUS ISO 10424-2:2007Petroleum and natural gas industries — Rotary drilling equipment — Part 2: Threading and gauging of rotary shouldered thread connections
7.    DUS ISO 10405:2000 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Care and use of casing and tubing
8.    DUS ISO 13678:2010 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Evaluation and testing of thread compounds for use with casing, tubing, line pipe and drill stem elements
9.    DUS ISO 15463:2003 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Field inspection of new casing, tubing and plain-end drill pipe
10.    DUS ISO 13679:2002 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Procedures for testing casing and tubing connections
11.    DU ISO 16070:2005 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Downhole equipment — Lock mandrels and landing nipples
12.    DUS ISO 17078-4:2010 Petroleum and natural gas industries — Drilling and production equipment — Part 4: Practices for side-pocket mandrels and related equipment

The draft standards are International Standards (ISO) being proposed for adoption as Uganda Standards. They are now being presented to the general public to provide comments on their suitability for implementation.