Piping System

Interconnected piping subject to the same set or sets of design conditions.

  • Note: 1 to entry: The piping system also includes pipe supports, but does not include support structures.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards


Piping System

An assembly of interconnected pipe that typically are subject to the same (or nearly the same) process fluid composition and/or design conditions.

  • NOTE: Piping systems also include pipe-supporting elements (e.g. springs, hangers, guides, etc.) but do not include support structures, such as structural frames, vertical and horizontal beams and foundations.

Source: API 570, Piping Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration of Piping Systems, Fourth Edition, February 2016, with Addendum May 2017. Global Standards

Piping System

“Piping system” means an assembly of pipes, pipe fittings, valves, safety devices, pumps, compressors and other fixed equipment that contains a gas, vapour or liquid but does not include a boiler or pressure vessel.

Source: Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, SOR/87-612, Canada, current to April 29, 2013. Regulations

Source:  Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Occupational Health & Safety Requirements, Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada, December 2000. Regulations

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