Tag Archives: APIQ1

Estimating the cost for API Q1 certification & API 6A Monogram License

QUESTION: From: Eugene P., March 6, 2017 – During the past months, we have received several inquiries asking if our company was API Q1 certified or if we had an API 6A monogram.  How much does it cost to get API … Continue reading

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API Q1, Risk Management, Contingency Planning & MOC

In the event of changes that affect the QMS or organizational structure, does API Q1 require a corrective/preventive action to be initiated to document the MOC action? Inquiry: Hi Bill, Firstly, going through the different queries on this site has … Continue reading

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API Q1, Documentation Requirements

QUESTION: From: Jamil K. Sent: Dec. 11, 2014 To: Q-Blog, Ask the Experts Subject: API Q1, clause 4.4.1, sub. e., Documentation Requirements – General Jamil K. asks the following about APIQ1: API Q1, 9th Edition, requires an organization to identify … Continue reading

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API Q1, 9th Edition – Critical Supplier

QUESTION: From: Joe St. J., Sent: May 1, 2014 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, 9th Edition, Critical Suppliers Joe St. J, asks the following about APIQ1: Hello, Our company remains in the process of transitioning … Continue reading

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API Q1, 9th Ed., Quality Policy vs. Objectives

QUESTION: From: T.S. , Tercel Oilfield Sent: Jan. 20, 2014 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, 9th Ed., Quality policy and Objectives Am I correct in saying that Objectives should establish the highest overall expectation and … Continue reading

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API Q1, 9th Ed, Control production and Servicing

From: Fayyez Ahmed Company:  DATA Steel Pipes Industries (pvt) Ltd., Punjab,Pakistan Sent: Sept. 24, 2013 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, 9th Ed., Production and Servicing Procedures Question: API Q1 9th edition requires control of production … Continue reading

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API Q1, 9th Edition, Management of Change

ATCS – QBLOG, ASK THE EXPERT – September 14, 2013 QUESTION: From: Muhammad Irhad Company: EPC Services, Edmonton Alberta Sent: August 23, 2013 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, 9th Edition – Management of Change (MOC) … Continue reading

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Are ISO 9001:2008 & API Q1, 8th Edition Redundant Certifications?

QUESTION: From: Stephane Sent: May 27, 2013 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask the Experts Subject:  Are ISO 9001:2008 and API Q1, 8th Edition Redundant QMS Certifications? Hello, we currently have 4 standards, two are specific to Chile and are mandatory.  … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2008 & API Q1 – Effectiveness of Corrective Actions

QUESTION: From: Muhammad Irshad Sent: March 1, 2013 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts What type of evidence must be provided to prove API Q1 requirements for corrective actions have been met?  How can we determine that our corrective … Continue reading

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Use of the API Monogram, API Q1 & API 8C

QUESTION: From: Fred R. Sent: Mar. 6, 2013 To: ATCS Q-Blog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, Monogram requirements Hello, Our Company has API Q1 certification and an API 8C product license.  We are planning to post this information on … Continue reading

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API Q1 & ISO 9001, CA Effectiveness

QUESTION: From: Muhammad I. Sent: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 To: ATCS Q-Blog Subject: How to Determine Effectiveness of Corrective Action Taken When dealing with a nonconforming situation, how can we ensure that API Q1 requirements for corrective actions have been … Continue reading

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Does ISO 9001 allow the Plant Manager to be Management Representative?

QUESTION: From: Mike G. Sent: Feb. 27, 2013 To: Q-Blog, Ask the Experts Subject: Does ISO 9001 allow the Plant Manager to be Management Representative? While conducting an internal audit at one of our branch facilities, I became concerned about … Continue reading

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