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API Recommended Practice 17A, Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems

This document provides guidelines for the design, installation, operation, repair and decommissioning of subsea production systems. The elements of subsea production systems included are wellheads (both subsea and mudline casing suspension systems) and trees; pipelines and end connections; controls, control lines and control fluids; templates and manifolds; and production risers (both rigid and flexible). Other sections cover operations, quality assurance, materials and corrosion. To purchase this publication, visit the API Publications Store.