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TAP awards contracts for Italy onshore construction

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Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has awarded a contract for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the onshore pipeline in Italy (8 km, 36 in. dia.), as well as a contract for the EPC of the pipeline receiving terminal (PRT).

The joint venture comprised of Enereco S.p.a. and Max Streicher S.p.a. has been awarded the contract for the onshore pipeline in Italy, which will connect the project offshore section at the landfall with the PRT.

The contracts

Renco S.p.a. has been awarded the contract for the PRT, which is the final element connecting TAP to the Snam Rete Gas network. In addition to receiving natural gas, the PRT will also host the Supervisory Control Centre (SCC).

Ian Bradshaw, Managing Director at TAP, said:

“Congratulations to Renco S.p.a. as well as the Enereco S.p.a. and Max Streicher S.p.a. joint venture for their strong bids, which best met our high technical standards and health, safety and environmental criteria. I also want to thank all companies who participated in this rigorous tendering round. In addition to further securing local employment, we hope this appointment will help boost indirect benefits and investment in Italy.”

This year TAP has awarded several contracts: construction and rehabilitation of access roads and bridges in Albania (April 2015), large diameter ball valves and actuators (July 2015), turbo compressors (September 2015), fittings, isolating joints and scraper traps (October 2015),270 km onshore line pipe and bends (October 2015) as well as 495 km of onshore line pipes (November 2015).

Edited from source by Stephanie Roker

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