2/3 of TAP route cleared in Greece, Albania

9 August 2017
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More than 500 kilometers out of 765 kilometers of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s (TAP) route has been cleared in Greece and Albania, which is 2/3 of the pipeline’s length in those two countries, TAP AG consortium said on its Twitter page.

At the same time, welding and trenching work continues as part of TAP’s construction, said the consortium.

TAP is a part of the Southern Gas Corridor which is one of the priority energy projects for the EU.

TAP project envisages transportation of gas from the Stage 2 of development of Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz gas and condensate field to the EU countries.

The pipeline will be connected to the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) on the Turkish-Greek border, run through Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea, before coming ashore in Italy’s south.

TAP’s shareholders are: BP (20 percent), State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (20 percent), Snam (20 percent), Fluxys (19 percent), Enagas (16 percent) and Axpo (5 percent).

TAP will be 878 kilometers in length (Greece 550 km, Albania 215 km, Adriatic Sea 105 km, and Italy 8 km). Its highest point will be 1,800 meters in Albania’s mountains, while its lowest point will be 820 meters beneath the sea.

Source: trend

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