What does TC 67 do?

To manage the vast array of responsibilities in a structured way, TC 67 uses subcommittees and working groups to address each specific sector or need accordingly.


Overview of international members

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overview members tc67

Overview of international standards publicized

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Benefits of participating

  • Help determine the standard (influence)
  • International networking
  • Industry news and future developments

How to develop a standard?

The default method is to follow the normal ISO procedures, as described in the ISO Directives Part 1 & Part 2. Another method is to use the Supplementary Procedure for ISO TC 67 committees working together with IOGP, to carry out technical work for the purpose of the development and maintenance of ISO standards.

ISO cooperation with IOGP
IOGP and ISO agreed in June 2012 to an Interim Solution that responded to temporary industry uncertainties associated with trade regulations (EU and US) and their applicability to standardization in the oil and gas sector. The Interim Solution allowed the continuation of the development of prioritized ISO/TC 67 work items. The Interim Solution involved the development and publication of draft standards by IOGP.

This solution was replaced in 2017 by the IOGP Standards Solution, where IOGP continues to offer a secured environment for developing draft standards. The “IOGP supplementary procedure for development and maintenance of ISO standards has been revised in response to the 2017 letter of ISO/TMB TF “Challenges in the oil and gas sector” in which they endorse the way of working together with IOGP.

For more information on the Standards Solution, please go to the flyer, presentation or for full details see the revised Supplementary procedure.

Who can participate?

Everyone can participate. Please see this page on how you can apply to become part of TC 67.

Additional information and images


Structure ISO TC67
ISO/TC 67 Structure: overview of subcommittees and workgroups