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TAP issues Invitations to Tender for its onshore pipeline contract

15 October 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has issued the first major Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the construction of the onshore section of the pipeline. This is an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contract, which may be split into further contracts, depending on the offering bids.

Enagás joins Trans Adriatic Pipeline | Fluxys increases its shareholding to 19%

30 September 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) announced today that Enagás has joined the project as a new shareholder with a 16% stake in the company. In addition, existing shareholder Fluxys has increased its stake in TAP from 16% to 19%.

TAP receives Independent Natural Gas System (INGS) license from Greek Regulatory Authority (RAE)

24 September 2014

Athens, Greece. Greece’s Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) has granted Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) a license for an Independent Natural Gas System (INGS). The license, granted by the authority on the 5 September 2014, refers to the Greek section of the project. The term of the license is 50 years.

TAP confirms Greek Government approval of Environmental Social Impact Assessment

12 September 2014

Greece’s Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change gave formal approval and signed the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) submitted by Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) for the Greek section of the pipeline, concluding another major milestone for the project.

TAP confirms Italian Government approval of Environmental Impact Assessment

12 September 2014

The Minister of Environment, Gianluca Galletti, has signed the Decree of environmental compatibility of the project submitted by Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) for the Italian section of the pipeline, concluding another major milestone for the project.

TAP issues contract notice for supply of large diameter ball valves

25 July 2014

The scope of this particular Supply Contract will include manufacturing, testing and delivery of large diameter ball valves.

Latest events

TAP route changes: consultation with communities in Greece

2 July 2014

TAP presented possible pipeline route changes to the affected communities in Greece and gathered their views.

Cadastre updates in Greece

7 July 2014

Land owners and users from 24 municipalities in the Northern Greece were invited to visit the Cadastral Survey Offices operated by TAP's local subcontractor TOPMAPS J/V.

Conference: 18th roundtable with the government of Greece by the Economist

9 July 2014

TAP participated in a panel discussion on natural gas and is a sponsor of the event.

Summer events supported by TAP in Italy

17 July 2014

The initiatives included sponsorships of five summer events in Salento, the free shuttle service “To disco by bus”, and the launch of an online contest with a chance to win holidays in Salento.

Conference: A common future by I-com, Rome

7 October 2014

On 7 October 2014, TAP’s office in Italy participated in a conference organized by I-com, the Institute for Competitiveness.

Conference: Securing Europe’s Energy Future, Brussels

8 October 2014

How can an import-dependent Europe secure its energy supply? What are the best pipeline routes? In a panel discussion, Kjetil Tungland, Managing Director, TAP, discussed the gas diversification opportunities offered by the Trans Adriatic Pipeline.

London Oil & Gas Forum 2014, London

10 October 2014

In a panel discussion, Kjetil Tungland, Managing Director, TAP, reviewed the progress registered by the Trans Adriatic Pipeline - from development to project execution.

Invitation to networking event in Tirana

14 October 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) hosted a networking event in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tirana and the Albanian Association of Constructors. The event took place on 14th October 2014 from 09h00 to 13h00 at the Rogner Hotel in Tirana.

FT European Gas Conference

23 October 2014

New Gas supplies for Europe: Feast or Famine? On 23 October 2014, the Financial Times European Gas Summit brought together gas suppliers from around the globe.

UK-Albania Trade & Investment Forum

4 November 2014

On 4 November 2014, Michael Hoffmann, External Affairs Director, TAP, spoke at the UK-Albania Trade & Investment Forum, in London. The event was organised jointly with the UK and Albanian governments and aimed to promote the Albania growth story.

Atlantic Council Energy & Economic Summit

20 November 2014

TAP will take part in the 6th Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul (20-21 November 2014). The event will bring together a unique community of global leaders for a lively two-day debate on business opportunities, energy development and political challenges in the region.

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