TAP conducts its 2019 Market Test under the rules and procedures specified in the “Guidelines for the 2019 Market Test of Trans Adriatic Pipeline” (link), approved by the National Regulatory Authorities of Greece, Italy and Albania.
The Market Test process is an open, transparent and non-discriminatory procedure, enabling the access of third parties to TAP’s transportation system.
TAP’s Market Test is structured in 2 (two) main phases:
- Non-binding phase: starting 1 July 2019.
- Binding phase:
- Information phase expected to start in Q2 2021.
- Binding bidding phase to be opened in July 2021.
TAP invites stakeholders and interested parties to express their interest in participating to the non-binding phase of the Market Test by submitting the documentation required at the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org, as indicated below:
By 26 August 2019, 17:00 (CET)
- Registration and Non-Binding Demand Indication Form (and information therein requested) (link)
- Attested Affidavit (link)
- Confidentiality Agreement (link)
By 07 October 2019, 17:00 (CET)
- Declaration of No Objection from the Authorities (link)
Procedural details regarding participation, the documentation required and deadlines for submissions may be found in the “Expression of Interest Notice for the Non-Binding phase of TAP’s 2019 Market Test” (link), supplementing the Guidelines for the 2019 Market Test of Trans Adriatic Pipeline.
In addition, TAP makes available a complete set of documentation for the Market Test and the link to the Capacity Allocation Mechanism Network Code.
For details on the Incremental Capacity procedures of Snam Rete Gas, please see this webpage.
For details on the Incremental Capacity procedures of DESFA, please see this webpage.
The Demand Assessment Phase was closed on 21 October 2019. The Demand Assessment Report is available below.
On 20 January TAP, SRG and DESFA opened the public consultation of the draft Project Proposal, in accordance with the provisions of Article 27 CAM NC and with the Guidelines for the 2019 Market Test of Trans Adriatic Pipeline. The document “Joint Public Consultation of the draft Project Proposal” is available below.
The joint public consultation lasts until 21 February 2020 (23:59 CET).
Please note that the comments received may be shared with the National Regulatory Authorities of Greece (RAE), Italy (ARERA) and Albania (ERE).
Joint Public Consultation of the draft Project Proposal [PDF]
Demand Assessment Report for the 2019 Market Test [PDF]
Technical Description of TAP Transportation System for the 2019 Market Test [PDF]
TAP Overall Map for the 2019 Market Test [PDF]
TAP Capacity Overview for the 2019 Market Test [PDF]
Draft Gas Transportation Agreement [PDF]
TAP Tariff Code [PDF]
Final Joint Opinion [PDF]
Regulatory Compliance Program [PDF]
Data Protection Information [PDF]