About: Trans Adriatic Pipeline

Azerbaijan 11-12-2020

TAP pipeline is bringing EU energy policy to Azerbaijan

The construction of the TAP pipeline could set an example of what a project developer’s role should be – to build a commercial infrastructure project, while mitigating any potential environmental and social challenges, writes Danila Bochkarev.
Azerbaijan 07-12-2020

Commission welcomes arrival of ‘Caspian gas’ to EU countries

The European Commission welcomed on Friday (4 December) the start of the operations of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the last stretch of the Southern gas corridor, thanks to which gas pumped from the Shah Deniz offshore gas field in Azerbaijan started reaching Italy.
Azerbaijan 07-12-2020

Pipeline gas diversification becomes reality

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The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is the European leg of the Southern Gas Corridor, a gateway project crossing Greece, Albania, the Adriatic Sea and Italy that will transport 10 billion cubic meters a year of gas supplies from Azerbaijan to...
Azerbaijan 19-11-2020

The news you possibly missed: TAP pipeline up and running

Neither the COVID-19 pandemic nor the Nagorno-Karabakh war could stop Azerbaijan from finalizing the TAP project, and the first Azerbaijani gas had been already supplied to European consumers, writes Shahmar Hajiyev.
Energy 07-06-2018

New Italian minister calls the TAP pipeline ‘pointless’

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte comfortably won a confidence vote in the lower house of parliament yesterday (6 June), but divisions inside his coalition put at risk a major gas pipeline project, seen by Brussels as a cornerstone of EU’s energy security.

Energy and environment in 2018: A preview

2018 looks set to be a defining year for energy and environment policy in Europe, as important legislative files move towards becoming EU law.
Azerbaijan 13-05-2015

US discourages Greece from Turkish Stream

The United States wants Greece to focus on the Western-backed TAP pipeline project rather than the rival Gazprom-favoured project Turkish Stream, a US special envoy said.
Brexit 20-03-2014

UK sketches out Europe’s energy alternatives to Russia

Europe has a range of options to shore up its energy security and cut dependence on Russian supplies, including asking the United States to export more gas, and working with Iraq, a British government document says.
Energy 12-12-2013

TAP pipeline to start construction in 2015

The Trans-Adriatic pipeline (TAP) project to bring gas from the Caspian region via Turkey into Europe is gearing up to tender in 2014 ahead of its planned construction start a year later, it said today (11 December). 
Energy 21-10-2013

Tirana expects Greek-Italian support for its EU push

Albania is likely to get backing from Athens and Rome in its moves towards EU accession, but the rise of euroscepticism may unravel the whole process, Tirana officials say. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Central Europe 16-10-2013

Visegrad’s energy security after Nabucco

The Nabucco pipeline is out of the game. But Central Europe can reinforce its energy security through new ways to trade gas and access the integrated European market. Only then it can tackle both major challenges, Gazprom and the Asian demand, Pavol Szalai writes.
Energy 30-04-2013

Azerbaijan to choose between Nabucco, TAP on commercial terms

Azerbaijan's choice between two pipeline projects to carry its gas to Europe must focus on obtaining the strongest commercial terms, Industry and Energy Minister Natik Aliyev said on Tuesday (30 April).
Energy 09-09-2011

TAP scores points in race for Southern Gas Corridor

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has submitted "99% of the applications needed for its construction," according to a company source, apparently establishing the project as a frontrunner in the race for Azeri gas ahead a 1 October deadline for the submission of transportation offers to the consortium exploiting the Shah Deniz II gas field.
Energy 08-04-2011

Bosnia joins TAP pipeline Balkan net

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and Bosnian system operator BH-Gas signed yesterday (7 April) an agreement paving the way for a future extension of the planned gas pipeline to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Energy 28-02-2011

TAP pipeline finds Western Balkan partner

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and Plinacro Ltd., a natural gas transmission system operator in Croatia, signed an agreement on Friday (25 February) providing for a future extension of the planned gas pipeline to Montenegro, Bosnia and Croatia.