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AC Alternating Current

AFA Approved for Award

AFC Approved for Construction

AFD Approved for Design

AFP Automatic Fire Protection

AFR Approved for Review

AFU Approved for Use

ALARP As Low as Resonably Practicable

ALS Advanced Life Support

ANSI American National Standards Institute

API American Petroleum Institute

ASAP As Soon As Possible

ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers

ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials

AWS American Welding Society

BA Breathing Apparatus

BDV Blow Down Valve

BLEVE Boiling Liquid and Expanding Vessel Explosion

BOD Basis of Design

BOE Barrels of Oil Equivalent

BOM Bill of Material

BOP Bottom of Pipe

BOPD Barrels of Oil Per Day

BSI British Standards Institute

BW Butt Weld

CA Corrosion Allowance

CAD Computer Aided Design

CAE Computer Aided Engineering

CAN Cancelled

CAPEX Capital Expenditure

CCR Central Control Room

CCTV Closed Circuit Television

CD Compact Disc

CHAZOP Control, Hazard and Operability Study

CNG Compressed Natural Gas

COB Close of Buisness

COG Centre of Gravity

CS Carbon Steel

CSV Completion Support Vessel

CTR Cost Time Resource

CTS Cut to Suit

CuNi 90/10 Copper Nickel

CV Control Valve

D&ID Ducting and Instrumentation Diagram

DBB Double Block and Bleed

DC Direct Current

DCM Don't Come Monday

DCS Distributed Control System

DIN Deutche Industrial Norm (Das Ist Normal)

DN Nominal Diameter

DO Drawing Office

DOM Domestic (Gas)

DSS Duplex Stainless Steel

E&P Engineering and Procurement

EDMS Electronic Document Management System

EEMUA Engineering Equipment & Materials Users Association

EERA Escape, Evacuation and Rescue Analysis

EL Elevation

EOS Equation of State

EP Exploration permit

EPC Engineering, Procurement and Construction

ER Emergency Response

ERP Emergency Response Plan

ESD Emergency Shutdown

ESS Emergency Support System

ESSA Emergency Systems Survivability Analysis

F&G Fire and Gas

FB Full Bore

FC Fail Close

FD Facility Description

FEA Fire and Explosion Analysis

FEM Fire and Explosion Management

FER Field Equipment Room

FF Flat Face

FFW Field Fit Weld

FI Fail Intermediate

FIR Field Instrument Room

FL Fail Last Position

FO Fail Open

FO Flow Orifice

FPSO Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Facility

FSA Formal Safety Assessment

FSO Floating, Storage and Offloading Facility

FSV Flow Safety Valve

FTHP Flowing Tubing Head Pressure

FV Full Vacuum

FVO First Valve On

FW Field Weld

GA General Arrangement

GMDSS Global Maritime Distress Safety System

GPA Gas Processors Association

GPA General Platform Alarm

GRE Glass Reinforced Epoxy

GRP Glass Reinforced Plastic

HAZ Heat Affect Zone

HAZID Hazard Identification

HAZOP Hazard and Operability Study

HI Hydraulic Institute

HIPPS High Intensity Pressure Protection System

HLO Helicopter Landing Officer

HP High Pressure

HSE Health, Safety and Enviroment

HSV Hookup Support Vessel

HT Heat Tracing

HUC Hookup and Commissioning

HUET Helicopter Underwater Escape Training

HVAC Heating, Ventalation and Air Conditioning

IDC Interdiscipline Document Check

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IER Instrument Equipment Room

IFC Issued for Comment

IFF Issued for Fabrication Contract

IFI Issued for Information

IFQ Issued for Quote

IFR Issued for Review

IFT Issued for Tender

IFU Issued for Use

ILC Interlock Closed

ILO Interlock Open

IR Infra-Red

IRPA Individual Risk per Annum

IS Intrinsically Safe

ISA Instrument Society of America

ISO International Organization for Standardization

ISO Isometric

IT Information Technology

ITB Invitation to Bid

ITT Invitation to Tender

JA Joint Authorities

JV Joint Venture

KDCN Key Document Change Notification

LC Locked Closed

LED Light Emitting Diode

LG Level Guage

LNG Liquefied Natural Gas

LO Locked Open

LP Low Pressure

LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas

LQ Living Quarters

LTCS Low Temperature Carbon Steel

LVO Last Valve Off

MAE Major Accident Event

MBL Minimum Breaking Load

MCC Motor Control Centre

MCF Thousand Cubic Feet

MCPs Manual Call Points

MMCFD Million Cubic Feet per Day

MMS Materials Management System

MOB Man Overboard

MODU Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit

MOM Minutes of Meeting

MR Material Requisition

MSS Manufacturers Standardization Society

MTO Material Take-off

NACE National Association of Corrosion Engineers

NC Normally Closed

NDE Non Destructive Examination

NDT Non Destructive Testing

NFPA National Fire Protection Association

NGL Natural Gas Liquids

NHRA Non Hydrocarbon Risk Assessment

NNF Normally No Flow

NO Normally Open

NORSOK Norsk Sokkels Konkurranseposisjon

NPS Nominal Piping Size

NPT National Pipe Taper Thread

NS Nominal Size

NT New Technology

OCS Outer Continental Shelf

OHS Occupational Health and Safety

OIM Offshore Installation Manager

OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

OPEX Operating Expenditure

OT Overtime

P&A Plugged and Abandoned

P&ID Process and Instrumentation Diagram

PAPA Prepare to Abandon Platform Alarm

PAR Procurement Action Request

PCHE Printed Circuit Heat Exchanger

PCL PetroChemLink

PCS Process Control System

PDMS Plant Design Management System

PDN Project Deviation Notice

PDS Plant Design System

PE Plain End

PET Procurement Execution Team

PFD Process Flow Diagram

PFI Pipe Fabrication Institute

PFP Passive Fire Protection

PG Pressure Gauge

PIC Person in Charge

PL Petroleum Lease

PLC Programmable Logic Controller

PLEM Pipeline End Manifold

PLL Potential Loss of Life

PO Purchase Order

POB Persons on Board

POSC Petrotechnical Open Software Corporation

PPM Parts per Million

PSD Process Shutdown

PSS Platform Safety System

PSV Pressure Safety Valve

RAM Reliability Availability and Maintainability

RAS Required at Site

RDB Reference Database

RES Reserved

RF Raised Face

RFQ Request for Quotation

RTJ Ring Type Joint

RWMA Resistance Welder Manufacturers Association

SAP Systems, Applications, Products

SAR Search and Rescue

SAW Submerged Arc Welding

SC Safey Case

Scd Screwed

Sch Schedule (Pipe Wall Thickness)

SCSSV Surface Controlled Subsurface Safety Valve

SDC Single Discipline Check

SDDL Supplier Drawing Data List

SHE Safety, Health and Enviroment

SIMOPS Simultaneous Operations

SIP Software Intergration Package

SMLS Seamless

SMS Safety Management System

SP Special Piping

SPS Surface Process Shutdown

SQS Supplier Quality Surveillance

SS Stainless Steel

SSIV Subsea Isolation Valve

SSPC Society for Protective Coatings

SSSV Sub Surface Safety Valve

SSV Surface Safety Valve

STEP Standard for the Exchange of Product model data

SW Socket Weld

SWL Safe Working Load

TAPS Trans-Alaska Pipeline System

TD Total Depth

TEG Tricol Ethelene Glycol

TEMP SC Totally Enclosed Motor Propelled Survival Craft

TI Temperature Indicator

TOS Top of Steel

TP Test Point

TPS Total Platform Shutdown

TR Temporary Refuge

UFD Utility Flow Diagram

UKOOA United Kingdom Offshore Operators Association

UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply

UTS Ultimate Tensile Strength

UV Ultra Violet

UVCE Unconfined Vapour Cloud Explosion

VESDA Very Early Smoke Detector and Aspirator

WHRU Waste Heat Recovery Unit

XS Extra Strong

XXS Double Extra Strong