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TAP Begins Construction of Access Roads and Bridges in Albania

3 July 2015

TAP announced the start of construction and rehabilitation work on access roads and bridges along the pipeline’s route in Albania. The occasion was marked by an inauguration ceremony near the town of Çorovoda, attended by the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, Minister of Energy and Industry Damian Gjiknuri, and TAP Managing Director Ian Bradshaw.

TAP Awards Ball Valves Contract

1 July 2015

TAP awarded its second large contract to RMA for the supply of large diameter ball valves and actuators. These elements are a critical part of the pipeline and will be installed by the onshore Engineering Pipeline Construction contractor(s) that TAP selects in Greece, Italy and Albania.

TAP Issues Invitations to Tender for Offshore Line Pipes and Italy Onshore Construction

30 June 2015

In June 2015, TAP has issued two new Invitations to Tender (ITT). The first is for 36-inch offshore line pipes to be used in the 105 km section of the project across the Adriatic Sea, between the coastlines of Albania and southern Italy. The second is for the Pipeline Receiving Terminal (PRT) and the installation of onshore pipeline in Italy.

TAP Issues Invitations to Tender for Offshore Section

9 June 2015

TAP has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) for the offshore section of the project. TAP’s 36-inch offshore part across the Adriatic Sea – between the coastlines of Albania and southern Italy – will be approximately 105 km in length.

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.

Latest events

B2B Networking Event Between TAP’s Potential Main Contractors and Subcontractors

7 July 2015

In anticipation of the award of contracts for the construction of TAP, the company is facilitating a supplier networking event in Lecce in cooperation with Associazione Nazionale C...

Energy Union: the Role of South East Europe Ensuring Security of Gas Supply

24 June 2015

On 24 June 2015, Ian Bradshaw, Managing Director, TAP, participated in the “Energy Union: the role of South East Europe ensuring security of gas supply” event in the European P...

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TAP Renovates Fier School Sports Facilities

9 June 2015

TAP helped renovate the sports facilities of the Andon Profka school in Fier, Albania. The contribution – which improves training conditions for over 270 students – is part of TAP’s co...

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...

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