The Trans Adriatic Pipeline, an 878 km gas transportation system crossing Greece, Albania, the Adriatic Sea and Italy, will transport new gas supplies from Azerbaijan to multiple markets in Europe.
After almost four and a half years since the start of construction, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline is substantially complete.
TAP intends to publish by 22 June 2020 the invitation to tender outline for the purchase of gas required for operational activities, including the fuelling of the compressor stations.
The first natural gas was introduced into a 4 km section of the pipeline in Albania, between the Greek – Albanian border and up to the TAP metering station in Bilisht.
Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG will provide €1.5 million to support the health services in Greece, Albania and Italy fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The companies will explore possible developments regarding delivery of green gas through the Southern Gas Corridor including the Trans Adriatic Pipeline.
Introducing gas into the pipeline system is another milestone towards the start of Shah Deniz II gas deliveries to Europe.