2023 Edition of CSA Z662 Standard

We’re excited to share important updates regarding the latest industry standards. Here’s an overview of the changes and how we can assist you in reviewing your specific requirements.

This standard covers the design, construction, operation, maintenance, deactivation, and abandonment of oil and gas industry pipeline systems that convey liquid hydrocarbons, including crude oil, multiphase fluids, condensate, liquid petroleum products, natural gas liquids, and liquefied petroleum gas; oilfield water; oilfield steam; liquid or dense phase carbon dioxide; or gas.

There are key changes and modifications introduced in the 2023 edition of the Standard CSA Z662:23.

The top 5 changes are:

  • Girth weld strength under-matching and heat affected zone softening changes.
  • Clarification as to what bends can be treated as straight pipe and alignment between field bends, induction bends, and elbows.
  • Hydrogen and hydrogen blend pipeline systems.
  • Expanded scope of Annex B.
  • Safety class methodology.

How do these changes affect your procedures?  We will complete a detailed analysis of how the updated standards affect your operations and offer customized recommendations for optimizing welding processes.

We invite you to contact us for a thorough review of your requirements.  Our team of welding engineering experts is ready to assist you.  Let us help you navigate the complexities of the updated industry standards. Together, we can ensure your welding operations are up to date and efficient.

Reach out today to schedule a consultation and get started.