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2013 Lajmet

 

TAP confirms Resolution to Construct following the Final Investment Decision by the Shah Deniz Consortium

TAP confirms Resolution to Construct following the Final Investment Decision by the Shah Deniz Consortium

17 dhjetor 2013

By opening up this new gas transportation route, TAP and Shah Deniz will ensure the diversity and security of gas supplies to Europe and enhance the strategic importance of the countries along its route

Italian Parliament approves ratification law on the tri-lateral Intergovernmental Agreement between Italy, Greece and Albania on TAP

Italian Parliament approves ratification law on the tri-lateral Intergovernmental Agreement between Italy, Greece and Albania on TAP

5 dhjetor 2013

The IGA solidifies a range of key commitments by Italy, Greece and Albania to the forward development, construction and operation of the TAP pipeline.

The Greek Parliament ratifies the Host Government Agreement with TAP

The Greek Parliament ratifies the Host Government Agreement with TAP

3 dhjetor 2013

The HGA sets out the framework by which the project will be realized and operated on Greek territory. This includes processes related to land easement and acquisition, the implementation of technical, safety, environmental and social standards and permitting.

TAP submits updated Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in Italy

10 shtator 2013

The latest stage in a process, started in March 2012, will now see the final documentation go to consultation with all relevant national, regional and local authorities.

TAP begins Land Easement and Acquisition

6 shtator 2013

TAP begins its Land Easement and Acquisition (LEA) activities for the 870 km long Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Albania, Greece and Italy.

Athens, Greece. After almost four years of intensive pipeline route selection and refinement in Greece, TAP has submitted its comprehensive Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) to the Ministry of Energy, Environment and Climate Change.

7 gusht 2013

Athens, Greece. After almost four years of intensive pipeline route selection and refinement in Greece, TAP has submitted its comprehensive Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) to the Ministry of Energy, Environment and Climate Change.

BP, SOCAR, Total and Fluxys join the TAP project

30 korrik 2013

TAP’s shareholding is now comprised of BP (20%), SOCAR (20%), Statoil (20%), Fluxys (16%), Total (10%), E.ON (9%) and Axpo (5%).

National regulatory authorities of Albania (ERE), Greece (RAE) and Italy (AEEG) publish their Final Joint Opinion on TAP’s Exemption Application

26 korrik 2013

The application and the process which was undertaken, is the first of its kind and sets the benchmark for future Third Party Access exemption processes and applications under the Third Energy Package.

TAP and DESFA sign cooperation agreement

3 korrik 2013

TAP and Greek natural gas transmission system operator, DESFA plan to enter into an agreement on day-to-day technical operation and maintenance for the Greek section of the TAP pipeline. Other joint activities will include the review of interconnection points with the DESFA pipeline system to further enhance security of supply and technical cooperation.

TAP prepares for ESIA submission in Greece

29 qershor 2013

TAP is preparing for the submission of its final Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Report in Greece.

Shah Deniz Consortium selects the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) as European export pipeline

28 qershor 2013

At a press conference held by the Shah Deniz Consortium (SDC) today in Baku, Azerbaijan, the SDC confirmed that the Trans Adriatic Pipeline has been selected to transport Shah Deniz II gas to Europe.

Government of Greece and TAP sign host government agreement

26 qershor 2013

The Greek Government (the Ministry of Energy, Environment and Climate Change - MEECC) and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project have today signed the Host Government Agreement (HGA) in Athens, agreed in principle last week.

Government of Greece and TAP agree Host Government Agreement

21 qershor 2013

The Greek Government (the Ministry of Energy, Environment and Climate Change - MEECC) and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project have today agreed the Host Government Agreement (HGA) in Athens.

Fluxys signals strong interest to join TAP

17 qershor 2013

European gas infrastructure group Fluxys is considering taking a shareholding in the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project.

TAP continues to receive strong political support in South Eastern Europe

13 qershor 2013

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of six countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy and Montenegro – met in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on 12th June to demonstrate their support for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and for the Ionian Adriatic Pipeline (IAP).

The Adriatic and Ionian Initiative Council signs a Declaration in support of TAP

27 maj 2013

The Declaration underlines the importance of intergovernmental cooperation “as a driving force to regional economic integration and development in the Adriatic and Ionian area” with regard to pipeline projects.

Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Montenegro sign MoU supporting TAP and IAP

23 maj 2013

The MoU welcomes interconnection of TAP and IAP, which would allow Caspian gas to reach the South Eastern European region, thereby increasing reliability and diversity of energy supply.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline Secures Third Party Access Exemption

17 maj 2013

The European Commission has formally approved the Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s (TAP) application for Third Party Access (TPA) exemption for the initial capacity of 10bcm. The decision means that TAP can offer capacity for export of gas volumes from Azerbaijan to Europe for a period of 25 years.

Greece, Albania and Italy form political committee in support of TAP

24 prill 2013

A trilateral cooperation committee meeting took place on 19 April between the governments of Greece, Albania, Italy to coordinate their support for TAP.

Albanian Parliament ratifies Host Government Agreement between Albania and TAP

17 prill 2013

The HGA sets out the regulations by which the project will be realised and operated on Albanian territory.

TAP siguron lejen mjedisore në Shiqipëri

11 prill 2013

Tiranë, Shqipëri: Gazsjellësi Trans Adriatik (TAP) bëri me dije sot se Vlerësimi i tij i Ndikimit Mjedisor dhe Social (VNMS) është aprovuar nga Ministria e Mjedisit, Pyjeve dhe Administrimit të Ujërave dhe se Leja Mjedisore për Projektin TAP në Shqipëri është publikuar nga Qendra Kombëtare e Licensimit.

Jobs, investments and benefits to the territory.

10 prill 2013

TAP's contribution to the economy of Salento and Puglia according to the results of the Nomisma Energia study.

Greek parliament ratifies intergovernmental agreement on the Trans Adriatic Pipeline

10 prill 2013

The Greek Parliament on Tuesday, April 9 2013, ratified the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Albania, Italy and Greece on the construction and operation of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project. The IGA between the three countries, which was signed in Athens on February 13, 2013, confirms the host countries’ support for TAP and their cooperation for the project’s timely implementation.

Qeveria Shqiptare dhe TAP Finalizojnë Marrëveshjen me Qeverinë e Vendit Pritës

5 prill 2013

Tiranë, Shqipëri: Ministria Shqiptare e Ekonomisë, Tregtisë dhe Energjetikës dhe Projekti i Gazsjellësit Trans Adriatik (TAP) nënshkruan sot Marrëveshjen me Qeverinë e Vendit Pritës (MQP) duke rënë formalisht dakord mbi termat e angazhimit për të ardhmen e tubacionit të Korridorit Jugor të Gazit.

TAP Submits Decision Support Package to Shah Deniz Consortium

28 mars 2013

On 28th March, 2013 the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project submitted a comprehensive transportation bid (known as the Decision Support Package or DSP) to the Shah Deniz consortium (The Consortium). Building on the information that TAP provided in October 2011, the DSP will be assessed by the Shah Deniz consortium as part of the project selection process. The Consortium’s decision on which pipeline will be selected to open the Southern Gas Corridor is expected in June of this year.

Albanian Parliament ratifies Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans Adriatic Pipeline

26 mars 2013

On March 25, 2013 the Albanian Parliament unanimously ratified the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Albania, Italy and Greece on the construction and operation of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project. Signed in Athens on February 13, 2013, the tri-lateral IGA confirmed the three host countries’ support for TAP and their cooperation for the project’s timely implementation.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline completes Front End Engineering Design

25 mars 2013

TAP has reached another significant milestone in the project development by completing the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) stage. This prepares the natural gas pipeline project for the next steps including detailed engineering, start of tendering for steel pipes and construction services.

TAP and Shah Deniz Consortium members select Société Générale as financial advisor

19 mars 2013

Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking will provide financial guidance to the project during its preparatory and construction phases.

TAP and TANAP enjoy close cooperation, following signing of MoU in November 2012

7 mars 2013

The agreement establishes a technical and commercial cooperation between the two parties and formalises a mutual framework and forum for coordinated activities

Greqia, Italia dhe Shqipëria nënshkruajnë marrëveshje ndërqeveritare tri palëshe duke treguar mbështetje të plotë për TAP

13 shkurt 2013

Athinë, Greqi. Qeveritë e Greqisë, Italisë dhe Shqipërisë përforcuan sot mbështetjen e tyre të plotë dhe zotimin me Projektin Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) duke nënshkruar një marrëveshje ndërqeveritare tri palëshe (IGA).

Approaching the homestretch in the race for Caspian gas, Kjetil Tungland

4 shkurt 2013

When the first Shah Deniz gas becomes available in 2018, we will be ready to receive it.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) begins pre-qualification process for steel producers

1 shkurt 2013

TAP has reached an advanced stage in its project development and begins a pre-qualification process, inviting steel pipe producers to an expression of interest, in preparation for construction.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline welcomes Greek Government support

29 janar 2013

Greek PM Antonis Samaras confirms TAP as a key strategic project for the country at meeting with shareholders

Trans Adriatic Pipeline receives resounding political endorsement from Host Countries

25 janar 2013

Greek PM Antonis Samaras confirms TAP as a key strategic project for the country at meeting with shareholders

TAP submits Environmental and Social Impact Assessment to the Albanian government

23 janar 2013

On the 21st of January 2013 TAP officially submitted its Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Albanian section of the proposed natural gas pipeline to the National Licensing Centre in Albania.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline concludes Shareholder Agreement with SOCAR, BP and Total

22 janar 2013

TAP and its shareholders – Axpo, Statoil and E.ON – have concluded a Shareholder Agreement with three members of the Shah Deniz Consortium: SOCAR, BP and Total.

TAP congratulates Azerbaijan and Turkey on the ratification of the TANAP agreement

18 janar 2013

Trans Adriatic Pipeline is looking forward to continuing excellent cooperation with TANAP

Qeveria Shqiptare dhe TAP bien dakord mbi përmbajtjen e Marrëveshjes së Qeverisë Pritëse

18 janar 2013

Më 18 janar 2013, Ministria Shqiptare e Ekonomisë, Tregtisë dhe Energjisë dhe Projekti i Gazsjellësit Trans Adriatik (Trans Adriatic Pipeline project (TAP)) filluan një Marrëveshje të Qeverisë Pritëse (MQP) duke siguruar kështu zyrtarisht përmbajtjen e MQP-së përpara se ajo të ratifikohet në muajt e ardhshëm.