At NuStar Technologies, we offer oil and gas professionals comprehensive instructor-led and eLearning courses on API standards and industry topics that enhances the team capabilities.

Our well trained instructors possessed extensive experience in the oil and gas industry and our courses are well designed which offer diverse learning that help you develop your capabilities to your full potential.

API 6A-Standard Equipment Modules

Target Audience
Globally, any individual/engineer or group of individuals/engineers from the below discipline, in an Organization or OEM in the Oil & Gas industry. This training course enables augmentation and adaptations of their existing knowledge, into API 6A specification requirements and its compliance.
  • • Sales and Marketing
  • • Design / Engineering
  • • Research & Development (R&D)
  • • Manufacturing
  • • Sourcing
  • • Quality
  • • Welding
  • • NDE
  • • Stores/Shipment

Duration : 16 hours

Learning Outcome :
  • • An overview and correlation of the associated API Specs., Editions, Addendum, Errata, Advisories
  • • Key terminologies and the importance of its compliance
  • • How to categorize the equipment appropriately and analyze whether it is monogrammable.
  • • How to interpret the Spec. correctly and apply it to their work efficiently and effectively.
  • • If still unclear of the spec., where to look for clearing their doubts.
  • • Systematic approach to start the design and manufacture of these Standard Equipment.
  • • A thorough understanding of the API 6A Spec. and be able to clear off many ambiguities.
  • • Design, Materials, Manufacturing, Welding, Quality, NDE, Assembly, Testing, Storing and Shipment of equipment
  • • Improved confidence with the ease of referring the Spec. back and forth.

Certification :
Participants who completed the course will be awarded with the Certificate of Completion from NuStar Technologies.

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Our Trainer
Mr. Alalasundaram Ashokkumar, a Mechanical Engineer and MBA, accumulating a whopping 34 years of experience, of which 20 years in the Oil & Gas OEM and Service industry in Singapore. He has garnered widespread expertise in Engineering, Quality, HSE, Sourcing, Audits, Training, Sales Support etc. and led the engineering groups in design, manufacture, and aftermarket services of various products. Further he has gained an in-depth knowledge in many API specifications / Standards / RPs (such as API 6A, API 16A, API 16C, API 6D, API 17D, API RP 64, API 16F, API 16R, API RP 16Q, API RP 53, API RP 6AR, API 16AR, API 20E).

With his extensive exposure and training skills at work on these API Specs., makes him a competent trainer, capable of meeting the expectations of the novice and experienced engineers, who are interested in knowing API specifications, products, and services.