The purpose of this document is to describe DNV’s recommendations for recertification of well control equipment to secure the required functionality.
In the context of this recommended practice (RP) recertification is defined as the process and associated verification activities, to assess the continued conformity of an object (component, equipment or system),including the attestation of the process. The continued conformity shall be documented to be within the specified acceptance criteria for the equipment or system. Recertification may also be referred to as renewal of certificate.
In the context of this RP the recertification process is applicable to used objects irrespective of whether the object has previously been certified or not.