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Thursday, 18 May 2017 16:00

TAP Consortium: Construction operations are carried out in accordance with the schedule Featured

TAP Consortium: Construction operations are carried out in accordance with the schedule

“The construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline has already started last year and activities in all our host countries – Greece, Albania and Italy - are continuing since then, according to the project schedule”,- Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the Head of Communication Lisa Givert.
The TAP project remains on schedule to bring Caspian gas to Europe in 2020.

TAP construction activities in Albania also continue to progress according to the project plan.

Construction works never stopped in Albania excepted for the close area, where the archaeological discovery has been made – in order to enable rescue operations of cultural heritage artefacts. TAP's construction activities along the pipeline route in Albania (215km) continue to progress in line with the project schedule

TAP pipeline worth 6.2bln EUR will be connected with another gas pipeline (TANAP) on the Turkish-Greek border, cross Greece, Albania, Adriatic Sea and reach south of Italy. The initial capacity of TAP will make 10 bcm per year with a possibility of its doubling.

TAP will be 878 kilometers in length (Greece 545 km, Albania 215 km, Adriatic Sea 105 km, and South Italy 8 km). Its highest point will be 1,800 meters in Albania’s mountains, while its lowest point will be 820 meters beneath the sea.

TAP’s shareholding is comprised of BP (20%), SOCAR (20%), Snam S.p.A. (20%), Fluxys (19%), Enagás (16%) and Axpo (5%).

Person in charge of the newsline: Fidan Isayeva 

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