Conventional time-temperature-parameter (TTP) methods often overestimate long-term rupture life of creep strength enhanced ferritic steels. Decrease in activation energy Q for rupture life in long-term creep is the cause of the overestimation, since the TTP methods cannot deal with the change in Q. Creep rupture data of a heat of Gr.122 steel (up to 26200h) were divided into several data sets so that Q was unique in each divided data set. Then a TTP method was applied to each divided data set for rupture life prediction. This is the procedure of multi-region analysis of creep rupture data. The predicted rupture lives have been reported in literature. Long-term rupture lives (up to 51400h) of the same heat of the steel have been published in 2013. The multi-region analysis of creep rupture life can predict properly the long-term lives reported. Stress and temperature dependences of rupture life show similar behavior among different heats. Therefore, database on results of the multi-region analyses of various heats of the steel is helpful for rupture life estimation of another heat.

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