Fugitive emission testing for valves in refining and upstream is mandatory, and stringently regulated. However, in the midstream processes the role fugitive emission standards
play is vague for end users and manufacturers alike.
Without clear regulation on midstream valves, operators are forced to make their own logical decisions regarding emission control and abatement, loosely based on standards like ISO 15848-1 and API 624. What is the difference?
Read the article, "ISO 15848-1 vs. API 624 Testing for Valves: Which One & Why?" in the June issue of Fugitive Emissions Journal here: https://www.fugitive-emissions-journal.com/webarticles/2021/06/08/iso-15848-1-vs-api-624-testing-for-valves-which-one-why.html