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API supports the field of Mechanical Integrity through more than just the creation of Standards and RPs. Check out these other great programs!


As part of the industry’s ongoing commitment to continuous process safety improvements, API, in collaboration with industry partners, has developed a Process Safety Site Assessment Program (PSSAP). This program will primarily involve the assessment of a site’s process safety systems by independent, credible, third party teams of industry-qualified process safety expert assessors.

Download program brochure. 


API's Individual Certification Programs (ICP) have been designed to meet the real world challenges faced by the oil and natural gas, petrochemical, and chemical industries with specific certifications for critical roles. API offers certification programs for the following MI-related documents:

API 510 - Pressure Vessel Inspector

API 570 - Piping Inspector

Std. 653 - Aboveground Storage Tanks Inspector

RP 571 - Corrosion and Materials Professional

RP 577 - Welding Inspection and Metallurgy Professional

RP 580 - Risk Based Inspection Professional

API Meetings and Events

API hosts multiple events and conferences a year that are relevant to the field of Mechanical Integrity. 

2018 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
April 16, 2018 to April 19, 2018
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington

2018 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
November 12, 2018 to November 15, 2018
Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando, Florida

2019 API Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit
January 28, 2019 to January 31, 2019
Galveston Island Convention Center, Galveston, Texas

2019 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
May 06, 2019 to May 09, 2019
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

2019 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
November 18, 2019 to November 21, 2019
Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

AFPM Meetings and Events

AFPM also holds 11 to 12 meetings and conferences annually, covering many aspects of the hydrocarbon processing industries as well as several “hot topic” workshops.