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Italian Ministry of Economic Development issues Single Authorisation Permit for TAP in Italy

20 May 2015

The Italian Government has today announced that it has granted Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) its Single Authorisation Permit. The Single Authorisation is a key permit that allows TAP to move ahead with the start of pipeline construction in 2016.

Prolonged Validity Period for TAP’s Exemption

29 April 2015

The regulatory authorities in TAP’s host countries – Greece, Italy and Albania – have released a joint opinion, prolonging the validity period of TAP’s exemption from certain provisions of the EU Gas Directive. TAP’s exemption has been updated in line with the planned commencement date of Shah Deniz Phase 2 gas exports to Europe, now expected in 2020. This enables TAP to be fully aligned with upstream developments in the Southern Gas Corridor value chain.

TAP Awards First Major Contract | For Construction of Access Roads and Bridges in Albania

14 April 2015

TAP has selected a joint venture formed by Gener 2 Sh.p.K and Sicilsaldo S.p.A. for the construction and rehabilitation of access roads and bridges in Albania. The decision concludes TAP’s pre-qualification process (launched in April 2014), followed by bid assessments from the shortlisted companies that met TAP’s rigorous pre-qualification criteria. The building of Albanian access roads and bridges is a crucial step in TAP’s preparations for pipeline construction, to begin in 2016.

TAP Issues Contract Notice for Italy Onshore Construction

25 March 2015

TAP invites companies to pre-qualify for the construction of the Pipeline Receiving Terminal (PRT) and the installation of onshore pipeline in Italy. It is intended that the scope of work will cover two lots: the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the PRT and the EPC of an approximately 8-kilometre long, 36-inch diameter pipeline.

TAP Invites Companies to Pre-qualify for Offshore Construction and Line Pipes

3 March 2015

TAP has launched two pre-qualification contracts for the construction of the 105 km offshore pipeline section under the Adriatic Sea. The first pre-qualification comprises Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation works for the offshore section of the 36 inch pipeline between the coastlines of Albania and southern Italy.

TAP hires two Senior Directors as it prepares for Project Construction

3 February 2015

In preparation for construction and marking the construction phase of the project, TAP has strengthened its project management team, hiring Norman Ingram as Project Director and Martin Mair as Operations Director. Both positions are located at TAP’s Headquarter offices in Baar, Switzerland.

Latest events

22nd International Caspian Oil & Gas Conference, Baku

3-4 June 2015

TAP will present at and sponsor the 22nd Caspian Oil and Gas conference early June 2015. Over 500 delegates from 30 countries will participate in the event.

The Economist 19th Roundtable with the Government of Greece

14-15 May 2015

Rikard Scoufias, Greece Country Manager, participated in a panel discussion on Europe’s Southern Gas Corridor. TAP was a sponsor of the event.

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What’s Next for Albania’s Energy Sector?

26 March 2015

Energy industry leaders, policy-makers and experts gathered in Tirana for the “Albania Oil, Gas and Energy Summit 2015”, held from 17 to 18 March. Recent developments in the Albanian ene...

TAP networking event in Albania draws interest from over 110 potential subcontractors

26 January 2015

In light of the contract award for the construction of the onshore pipeline and the compressor stations, on 19 January, 2015, TAP facilitated a B2B supplier networking event in Tirana, Alban...

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