ISO 15463:2003

Petroleum and natural gas industries — Field inspection of new casing, tubing and plain-end drill pipe ISO 15463:2003

Publication date:   Dec 4, 2003

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Oct 13, 2020


ISO/TC 67/SC 5 Casing, tubing and drill pipe

International Standard

75.180.10   Exploratory, drilling and extraction equipment



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ISO 15463:2003 specifies requirements and gives recommendations for field inspection and testing of oil country tubular goods (OCTG). ISO 15463:2003 covers the practices and technology commonly used in field inspection; however, certain practices may also be suitable for mill inspections.
ISO 15463:2003 covers the qualification of inspection personnel, a description of inspection methods and apparatus calibration and standardization procedures for various inspection methods. The evaluation of imperfections and marking of inspected OCTG are included.
ISO 15463:2003 is applicable to field inspection of OCTG and is not applicable for use as a basis for acceptance or rejection (for which the applicable purchasing specification is applicable, see 5.4.2)

Life cycle


ISO 15463:2003
90.93 Standard confirmed
Oct 13, 2020


ISO 15463:2003/Cor 1:2009