10 August 2020
TAP issued its Network Code, as approved by the national energy regulatory authorities of Greece, Albania and Italy. The TAP Network Code has been finalised following the public consultation launched in August 2018, and sets out rules that govern TAP’s services to customers.
15 June 2020
By 22 June 2020, TAP intends to publish on its corporate website an Invitation to Tender (ITT) outline for the purchase of gas required for operational activities, including the fuelling of the compressor stations. This tender is carried out in preparation for the start of the commercial operations phase, scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020.
9 June 2020
TAP successfully completed the 105 km long offshore section of the pipeline across the Adriatic Sea. This milestone includes several deliverables, such as the offshore installation of 36-inch pipes by Castoro Sei, Saipem’s semi-submersible pipelaying vessel, the above-water-tie-in with the onshore infrastructure in Albanian waters, as well as hydrotesting the asset to ensure it is safe and ready for operations.
4 June 2020
The three transmission system operators – Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG, Snam Rete Gas (SRG) and DESFA (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “TSOs”) – announce that the binding bidding phase of the ongoing market test would take place in July 2021.
22 May 2020
On 20 May, TAP started to introduce the first natural gas into a 4 km section of the pipeline in Albania, between the Greek – Albanian border and up to the TAP metering station in Bilisht. In line with national and international safety and operational standards, this is the initial stage of the pipeline testing process, which aims to ensure that the infrastructure is entirely safe and ready for operations.
14 April 2020
At TAP, health and safety come first. It is also our commitment to contribute to improving the livelihoods and quality of life of communities along TAP’s route, across our three host countries. To that effect, TAP will provide a total of 1.5 million euros to support the fight of the health services in Greece, Albania and Italy against the COVID-19 pandemic.