Standards Development

Committees

Standards Development

NACE is a standards-writing organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). There are three categories of NACE standards:

  • Standard Practices (SPs)
  • Material Requirements (MRs)
  • Test Methods (TMs)

Reports Development

  • State-of-the-Art Reports
  • Informational Reports

Standards development cycle


An Idea for a Standard

Development

Committee Formed to Write Standard

Development

Draft Prepared by Committee

Development

Draft Submitted to Headquarters for Ballot

Development

Consensus Body Formed

Review

Draft Distributed to Consensus Body for Ballot

Review

Votes Analyzed-Valid Ballot?

Review

TG Addresses Negative Votes and Comments

Review

TG Asks Negative Voters to Withdraw

Review

If Technical Changes or Negative Votes, Draft Recirculated for Voting

Review

If 90% Yea vs. Nay (Excluding Abstaining) Votes, Ballot Passes

Approval

Remaining Negative Voters Addressed but Not Required to be Withdrawn

Approval

Remaining Negative Voters Advised of Right to Appeal

Approval

Publication Approval Process Followed

Publish

Ratified or Approved by Appropriate Authority

Publish

Standard Published

Publish

MR0175/ISO 15156 Maintenance Panel Updates

Users of NACE MR0175/ISO 15156, "Petroleum and natural gas industries—Materials for use in H2S-containing environments in oil and gas production," can now keep up-to-date with activities of the Maintenance Panel for this standard via a link from the NACE Web site to the ISO Live Link Web site.

Draft Document Distributions

Interested persons may contact NACE Headquarters at 281-228-6264 to receive a copy of these ballots or request a copy online. Note: If you are not a member of the ballot's sponsoring STG(s), you will need to sign in as a nonmember.