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What TAP is Doing to Minimize Environmental Impact?

What TAP is Doing to Minimize Environmental Impact?

As a general principle, the consortium for construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) aims to avoid adverse environmental impacts and adopt sustainable practices as much as possible to ensure that any impact on the environment is as minimal as possible, TAP Head of Communications Lisa Givert told Trend. As …

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2.5M Euros Allocated for IAP Project

2.5M Euros Allocated for IAP Project

Montenegro has received a 2.5 million euro grant for the preparation of project documentation of the Ionian Adriatic Pipeline (IAP) from the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF), said the country’s economy minister Dragica Sekulic, according to the message posted on the website of Montenegrin government. The grant will finance the …

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Gazprom Considers Joining TAP to Export its Gas to Europe

Gazprom Considers Joining TAP to Export its Gas to Europe

Russia’s Gazprom company is discussing the possibility of using Poseidon and Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to export gas to Europe, the company’s deputy CEO Alexander Medvedev said. He made the remarks during the European Gas Conference in Vienna Jan.24, Reuters reported. TAP is a part of the Southern Gas Corridor …

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TAP’s Construction Starts in Albania

TAP’s Construction Starts in Albania

The construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has started in Albania, TAP reported on Sept.30. The occasion was marked by an inauguration ceremony near the town of Fier, attended by the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, Minister of Energy and Industry, Damian Gjiknuri, and TAP Managing Director, Ian …

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TAP: Over 17km line Pipes Strung & 5km Welded Along the Pipeline Route

TAP: Over 17km line Pipes Strung & 5km Welded Along the Pipeline Route

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline has said over 17km line of pipes were strung and 5km welded along the pipeline route, Azertac reported. Connecting with the Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) at the Greek-Turkish border, TAP will cross Northern Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea before coming ashore in Southern Italy to …

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SOCAR Eyes Entering Bulgarian Oil Products Market

Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR is interested in entering the Bulgarian oil products market, head of SOCAR Balkan Murad Heydarov told reporters. He noted that currently SOCAR is holding talks on the possibilities of benefiting from Bulgaria’s gas and oil products markets. “Such talks are underway. We believe this market …

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Expected Date of Binding Bids for IGB Capacity use Revealed

Expected Date of Binding Bids for IGB Capacity use Revealed

The joint venture building the natural gas pipeline between Bulgaria and Greece – Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) is seeking binding bids for the use of the gas link by the end of October, Reuters reported referring to its chief executive. IGB, estimated to cost 220 million euros, has received nine expressions …

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Southern Gas Corridor to Ensure Azerbaijan Economic Profits

Southern Gas Corridor to Ensure Azerbaijan Economic Profits

The Southern Gas Corridor project will let Azerbaijan gain at different oil prices, both from sale and transportation of hydrocarbons, from $30 up to $50 billion, according to preliminary calculations, Shahmar Movsumov, the executive director of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ), said in an interview with Caspian Energy …

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TAP’s Ian Bradshaw Talks Impact of Oil Prices on Project

TAP's Ian Bradshaw Talks Impact of Oil Prices on Project

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), which envisages transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Europe, is reacting to the changing world oil prices. Ian Bradshaw, Managing Director at TAP AG spoke to Trend May 16 regarding the situation on the world oil market and its impact on the project. “The evolution of …

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European Commission Approves Greece-TAP Deal

European Commission Approves Greece-TAP Deal

The European Commission approved the Host Government Agreement between Greece and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), allowing the new gas pipeline to enter Europe, the Commission said on its website March 3. The agreement sets out how TAP will construct and operate the pipeline and defines the respective obligations of …

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