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TAP Invites Companies to Pre-qualify for Line Pipes and Bends

TAP Invites Companies to Pre-qualify for Line Pipes and Bends

18 December 2014

TAP has launched its pre-qualification process for onshore line pipes and bends. The scope for this contract has been divided into six lots which will be delivered to marshalling yards in Kavala and Thessaloniki in Greece and Durres in Albania.

TAP issues invitation to tender for Supply of Gas Turbine Turbo Compressor Units

TAP issues invitation to tender for Supply of Gas Turbine Turbo Compressor Units

11 December 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG’s (TAP) procurement process moves forward as it issues its next Invitations to Tender (ITT) for the supply of six gas turbine turbo compressor units.

TAP issues Invitation to Tender for Large Diameter Ball Valves

TAP issues Invitation to Tender for Large Diameter Ball Valves

9 December 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG’s (TAP) procurement process moves forward as it issues its next Invitations to Tender (ITT) for the supply of large diameter ball valves and actuators. The ITT covers 55 valves at 48” and 36”, class 600 and 900.

TAP closes Market Test

TAP closes Market Test

1 December 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) announces the closure of the binding Booking Phase that had been launched in March this year and, thereby, the completion of the Market Test. As a result of this Market Test, additional capacity will be provided at TAP’s entry point at the Turkey-Greece border and additional exit points will become available along the route.

TAP issues Invitations to Tender for Compressor Stations

TAP issues Invitations to Tender for Compressor Stations

25 November 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has issued its next Invitations to Tender (ITT) for compressor stations in Greece and Albania. TAP is issuing two separate ITTs – one for Greece and one for Albania.

TAP issues Invitations to Tender for its onshore pipeline contract

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%

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)

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

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

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

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.

TAP launches new visual identity to signify new phase of the project

TAP launches new visual identity to signify new phase of the project

8 July 2014

TAP’s new visual identity comprises of a bright new logo and a newly launched website. This will provide local communities in the pipeline’s transit countries of Greece, Italy, and Albania with detailed, up-to-date and relevant information about the project.

TAP issues contract notice for supply and installation of gas turbine compressors in Greece and Albania

TAP issues contract notice for supply and installation of gas turbine compressors in Greece and Albania

27 June 2014

Six turbo compressors will be purchased for installation on two compressor stations - three for a compressor station in Albania near Fier, and three for a compressor station in Greece near Kipoi.

TAP issues contract notice for construction of compressor stations in Greece and Albania

TAP issues contract notice for construction of compressor stations in Greece and Albania

5 June 2014

The scope for this contract will include the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of one compressor station in Albania near Fier and one compressor station in Greece near Kipoi.

TAP presents at the 21st Caspian International Oil and Gas Conference in Baku

TAP presents at the 21st Caspian International Oil and Gas Conference in Baku

4 June 2014

Speaking in the session on international cooperation, Kjetil Tungland, TAP's Managing Director, spoke about the progress in implementation of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project and its role in the Southern Gas Corridor.

TAP launches pre-qualification for onshore pipeline construction companies

TAP launches pre-qualification for onshore pipeline construction companies

12 May 2014

The scope for this contract will include the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of the approximately 760 kilometres of 48 inch (1.2 metres) diameter, cross-country onshore pipeline in Greece and Albania.

TAP re-launches its procurement process

TAP re-launches its procurement process

15 April 2014

TAP will initiate new pre-qualifications for goods and services that the natural gas pipeline project requires.

TAP receives Compound Development Permit in Albania

TAP receives Compound Development Permit in Albania

8 April 2014

Phase 1 of the permit approved by the Albanian National Territory Council (KKT)

Energy Regulators of Greece, Albania and Italy approve TAP’s Regulatory Compliance Programme

26 February 2014

The Programme sets out measures to exclude discriminatory conduct

TAP announces the second phase of the Market Test

19 February 2014

On 17 March 2014 09.00 CET TAP AG will start the Booking Phase by sending the Booking Phase Notice to all registered participants.

TAP and Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria sign Memorandum of Understanding on technical cooperation

6 January 2014

TAP and Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria sign Memorandum of Understanding on technical cooperation