March 06, 2023 to March 10, 2023

2023 Spring Committee on Petroleum Measurement Standards Meeting

Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk, San Antonio, Texas


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The 2023 Spring Committee on Petroleum Measurement Standards Meeting (COPM) will be on Monday, March 6 – Friday, March 10 in San Antonio, Texas. It will be open to industry professionals who wish to participate.

Reason For Attending

The Committee on Petroleum Measurement Standards Meeting remains an invaluable opportunity to be a part of how the U.S. petroleum industry develops and maintains state-of-the-art standards.

In accord with our ANSI accredited Procedures for Standards Development, which state the following regarding openness and meeting procedures, emphasis added:

5.2 Due Process
5.2.1 Openness
Participation in API standards activities is open to all parties (persons and organizations) that have a direct and material interest in the subject of a standard.

5.2.2 Balance
5.2.2.1 Overview
API seeks broad input to its standardization activities including the participation of all parties representing interest categories appropriate to the nature of the standard and allows for open attendance at standards meetings.

5.10 Standards Meeting Procedures
5.10.1 General
Committees dealing with standards activities shall meet as needed to conduct their work. Except for those portions of meetings dealing with policy and/or budget issues, standards meetings are open to all interested parties.

Benefits of Participation

  • Gain access to technical committee meetings covering API standards and best practices used throughout the industry to promote safe and environmentally sound operations.
  • Learn about the latest research and development on measurement techniques and equipment, including future R&D efforts that may benefit your business in the long run.
  • Network with colleagues and establish new business connections.
  • Connect with exhibitors to learn about products, services, and technologies that may be important to your company.
  • Qualify for the chance to win one of two complimentary registrations to the 2023 Fall COPM Meetings during the two networking breaks on Monday and Tuesday afternoons.
  • Earn Professional Development Hours (PDH) to maintain professional certifications.

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2023 SPONSORS

 
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The Committee on Petroleum Measurement, COPM, is responsible for ~180 standards used worldwide for custody transfer operations. The technical subcommittees that report to the COPM are:

  • Committee on Liquid Measurement
  • Committee on Gas Fluid Measurement
  • Committee on Production Measurement & Allocation
  • Committee on Measurement Quality
  • Committee on Measurement Accountability
  • Committee on Evaporative Loss Estimation
  • Committee on Measurement Education & Training

*As not all subcommittees meet during the Measurement meetings, please be sure and check the online program to verify which subcommittees are meeting at this conference.

Who Should Attend

Industry professionals including:

  • Engineers
  • Loss/Control Specialists
  • Sales and Marketing Managers
  • Measurement Specialists
  • Measurement Auditors
  • Chemists

Anyone involved in Petroleum Measurement whose companies are:

  • Oil Producers
  • Transporters
  • Refining and Marketing Firms

PLEASE NOTE:  You must register to receive access to the mobile meeting app if you plan to attend in person.

Sponsor an Attendee

Share your standards expertise with the next generation of oil and natural gas professionals by providing a complimentary registration to a new participant from your company. The cost is complimentary, and your sponsored attendee is welcomed to participate.

Complimentary registration is limited to first-time attendees only. Those persons must be sponsored by a prior, API standards meeting participant from your same company. This person must be registered in your registration record at the time you enter your own registration. You may only register two sponsored attendees.


Sponsors and Exhibitors Information

Register Now as a Sponsor/Exhibitor

Register Now as an Additional Exhibitor

Thank you for your support of the 2023 Spring Committee on Petroleum Measurement Standards Meeting. We are pleased to offer a variety of opportunities for your company to showcase valuable products and services.

Apply for sponsorship items and exhibit display tables by completing your application and confirming the agreement terms here online. If you have questions during this process, please contact the Registrar at [email protected] or 202-682-8195.

Sponsors receive:

  • Acknowledgement of the sponsorship in the conference app.
  • Customized sign with the company logo
  • Your company listed as a sponsor on the API website with a link to your company website.
  • A “Sponsor” ribbon affixed to the company representative’s badge for easy identification.
  • A six-foot, tabletop exhibit space near the registration area to display company products and/or services Monday and Tuesday.
  • Wi-Fi access at your display table.

Exhibitors receive:

  • Acknowledgement in the conference app.
  • Your company listed as an exhibitor on the API website with a link to your company’s website.
  • A six-foot, tabletop exhibit space near the registration area to display company products and/or services Monday and Tuesday.
  • Wi-Fi access at your display table.
  • An “Exhibitor” ribbon affixed to the company representative(s) badge.

Deadline for Sponsor and Exhibitor Cancellations and Refunds: Friday, January 6, 2023.

Payment is due in full at the time of registration. If you require an invoice, your payment is due thirty (30) days from the receipt of your invoice. Full payment must be received to API no later than Friday, January 6, 2023.

Sponsors and Exhibitors may cancel their obligation up to Friday, January 6, 2023. However, 50% of the fee for sponsors and for exhibitors is nonrefundable. Notice of cancellation must be submitted in writing to [email protected].  Refunds will not be given on cancellations received after Friday, January 6, 2023.

Opportunity  Cost Complimentary Registration
Sponsor – Conference Bags $8,000 Three (3) complimentary registration included
Sponsor – Lanyards SOLD Three (3) complimentary registration included
Sponsor $5,000 Two (2) complimentary registration included
Exhibitor $2,500 One (1) complimentary registration included
Additional Exhibitor $495

Deadlines – Friday, February 3, 2023

Sponsors, if your application is for the sponsorship of items that need to be designed and produced, such as bags, lanyards, app. etc., please submit your online applications by Friday, February 3, 2023, so that we have time to have those items produced and shipped to San Antonio in time for the start of the meeting.

Marketing Requirements:

Upon receipt of our application, you will be contacted by the API Registrar (Veronica White) to confirm your application, method of payment, and let you know how the collection process for the following items:

  • Marketing contact’s full name and email address
  • Company logo in EPS or Adobe Illustrator (ai) format
  • Company URL
  • Company description not to exceed 100 words
  • Name(s) of those using the complimentary registration(s), if applicable.

Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk
600 East Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Online Reservations

Room Rate: $249 single or double occupancy
Mention the API 2023 Spring COPM, to receive the API group rate.

Reservations questions: If you need additional assistance, please call 1-888-591-1234.

Reservations Deadline: Wednesday, February 8, 2023, by 5:00 pm, CT, or until room block is sold out.
After this date and time, reservations will be accepted on a space and room type availability basis and at the hotel’s best rate available.

Room Guarantee and Reservation Cancellation: A credit card guarantee is required to confirm and hold everyone’s reservation. Cancellations must be received by the hotel at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number must be obtained or the card will be charged for the first night’s room rate. Hotel is responsible for informing guests of this requirement. API assumes no responsibility. Any payments received by the hotel, as a result of late cancellations or no-shows will be credited to API’s room block for attrition purposes.

Hyatt Hotels is committed to the safety and wellbeing of its guests. Review Hyatt Hotels Global Care and Cleanliness Commitment for details.


Avoid Housing Scams
Note: API has not contracted with any third party for hotel arrangements and will not call or email you directly to make housing arrangements on your behalf.

Should you receive a call or email from a third-party provider, please collect as much information as you can and let us know immediately. “Room Poachers” have been known to act as representatives of API, or authorized providers of API, to offer room discounts or alternative accommodations to our attendees – often to the attendee’s detriment. These companies are not affiliated with API, and reservations made through these companies for our meeting cannot be guaranteed.


How It Works
This deceptive practice (called “room poaching”) is carried out by third‐party companies that act as travel agencies, wholesalers, or even API to solicit registrants for room reservations. The poacher might inform registrants that the hotel room block is “sold out,” and that if you do not book with them immediately, you may not get a room. Room poachers make it more difficult for us to meet our room block commitments, and expose us to penalties and increased room rates for our events. Room poachers often don’t deliver on promises to customers. When customers arrive, reservations are non‐existent or the hotels are not conveniently located. Sometimes the rooms have been cancelled and hefty cancellation fees have been placed on the customer’s credit card.


Don’t Be Deceived
If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room for the API Conference, please get as much information as you can (their name, company name, phone number, etc.) and pass it along to [email protected]. Always make your room reservation directly with the information provided by API or a trusted source.

API will use all legal means possible to prevent these groups from operating.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.


Registration Fees and Details

Register Now

For registration questions or method of payment inquiries, please contact 202-682-8195 or [email protected]

  Register by
Friday, January 27
Register after
Friday, January 27
Event Registration
(API Members, Non-API Members, Committee Members)
$825 $1,025
One-Day Participant
(You will only participate on one day between March 6-10)
$425 $625

Early Registration Deadline: Friday, January 27, 2023

Refund Cutoff Date: Friday, February 3, 2023 (No refunds granted after this date.)

Cancellations, Refunds, and Substitutions:

Cancellations and request for refunds must be made in writing and sent to [email protected] by Friday, February 3, 2023. Cancellation shall be effective, final, and binding upon receipt by API. Cancellation requests received by Friday, February 3, 2023, will receive a refund of the registration fee less a $100 cancellation fee. Refunds are not provided for cancellation requests received after by Friday, February 3, 2023, and will be processed in the original form of payment. Substitutions are welcome.

Sponsor an Attendee
Share your standards expertise with the next generation of oil and natural gas professionals by providing a complimentary registration to a new participant from your company. The cost is complimentary, and your sponsored attendee is welcomed to participate in API Standards meetings, except for executive sessions and members only meetings.
To qualify for this complimentary registration option, you must be a new participant and sponsored by a prior, API standards meeting participant from your same company. If you are sponsoring someone from your company, that person must be registered under your registration record in Cvent at the time you enter your own registration. You may only register two sponsored attendees.
(NOTE: This option is only applicable to first-time attendees who are sponsored. First-time attendees not sponsored pay applicable registration fees.)

Terms of Participation
API standards meetings are open to all interested parties. By participating in these meetings and the standardization process, you agree: (1) to fully comply with API’s policies and procedures governing standards and antitrust concerns, (2) that once balloted and approved by API, API shall have a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free worldwide license to use any materials submitted by the participant for use in the standard, including creation of any derivative works that will be solely owned by API, (3) you will not provide any material that will violate the rights of any third parties, including, but not limited to, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and trademarks, (4) not to provide any technical information or other materials that would violate U.S. export control laws, (5) to disclose the existence of any patented technologies in the material that you provide, (6) you will not make audio recordings, video recordings, or take screen shots of API meetings and content without the express written consent of all persons who will be presenting their content, and (7) you must act professionally and comply with your company’s code of conduct at all times.


Attendee Duty of Care
API recognizes the safety of all of those in-person at the 2023 Spring Committee on Petroleum Measurement Standards Meeting as a top priority. API is committed to following CDC, local government agencies and the Grand Hyatt San Antonio Covid-19 health and safety guidelines for hosting in-person events. Should masks be required indoors by state or local regulation in the place of the event, you must wear a mask while in attendance. Though mask usage is always encouraged, it will not be mandated if not required. By attending the 2023 Spring Committee on Petroleum Measurement Standards Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, you agree to comply with all Covid-19 health and safety guidelines adopted by API, that have been recommended by the CDC, local government agencies and the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. Your acceptance of the Attendee Duty of Care is a condition of registration and participation in the 2023 Spring Committee on Petroleum Measurement Standards Meeting.


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