Where the term “documented procedure“ appears within this International Standard, this means that the procedure is established, documented, implemented and maintained. A single document may address the requirements for one or more procedures. A requirement for documented procedures may be covered by more than one document.
Source: API SPEC Q1, Specification for Quality Programs for the Petroleum, Petrochemical and Natural Gas Industry, Upstream Segment, Eighth Edition, December 2007 (Addendum December 2010). Global Standards