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2011 Notizie

 

TAP to identify rightful landowners along the pipeline route in Albania

9 dicembre 2011

Cooperation agreement with the Albanian Immovable Property Registration Office enables TAP to establish, enhance and update cadastral data within TAP’s pipeline corridor in Albania.

TAP and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy of Albania launch Host Government Agreement negotiations

23 novembre 2011

The HGA will define legal framework for development, construction and operation of pipeline.

South Eastern Europe Gas Forum conclusions

28 ottobre 2011

On 27 October, the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) hosted the South Eastern Europe Gas Forum in Brussels attracting more than 80 participants from businesses, governments and the European institutions to discuss improving gas supply in the region, the market and growth opportunities.

South Eastern Europe is key to building a pan-European gas market

27 ottobre 2011

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline today hosted the first South Eastern Europe Gas Forum in Brussels, focussing on the potential growth and demand for gas in the region.

TAP to organise South Eastern Europe Gas Forum in Brussels

17 ottobre 2011

On the 27th October TAP will be hosting the South Eastern Europe Gas Forum in Brussels with participation of Günther Oettinger, EU Energy Commissioner, representatives of SEE governments and European energy companies.

TAP submits its bid to Shah Deniz Consortium

3 ottobre 2011

On Saturday, 1st of October 2011, we submitted our proposal to transport 10 billion cubic metres of gas a year from the giant Shah Deniz II field in Azerbaijan to the energy markets of Europe.

MD Kjetil Tungland’s thoughts on reaching a major milestone in the project’s development

3 ottobre 2011

As the 1st October deadline was approaching, TAP project team members in Switzerland, Greece, Albania, Italy and Brussels applied the finishing touches to TAP’s submission for the Request for Information to the Shah Deniz Consortium.

TAP submits Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment to Greek authorities

28 settembre 2011

TAP moves closer to finalizing its Environmental and Social Impact Assessment process in Greece, submits PEIA to Greek Ministry of Environment

TAP and Geoplin plinovodi sign MOUC in support of security of supply in SEE

27 settembre 2011

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG and the Slovenian transmission system operator Geoplin plinovodi d.o.o. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation (MOUC) to support the development of natural gas markets in South East Europe (SEE) and to enhance security of supply in this region.

TAP submits INGS application to Greek Energy Regulator (RAE)

15 settembre 2011

TAP has submitted its application for the construction of an Independent Natural Gas System (INGS) to RAE, the Greek Regulatory Authority for energy.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline submits Single Authorization application in Italy

8 settembre 2011

Key step towards obtaining the final permits and authorizations for construction and operation of TAP’s gas pipeline in Italy.

TAP submits Third Party Access Exemptions (TPA) in Albania, Greece & Italy

7 settembre 2011

TPA will allow TAP to enter into long term ship-or-pay Gas Transportation Agreements with the shippers of Shah Deniz II gas.

TAP confirms pipeline route extention in Greece

9 agosto 2011

Further to the Financial Times article published on 8 August 2011, TAP confirms it has extended the pipeline route by 300 km from Thessaloniki to Komotini in Greece.

TAP and the government of Albania sign MOUC on energy cooperation

21 luglio 2011

The focus of the agreement is on exploring possibilities for connecting the Ionian Adriatic Pipeline, a major regional natural gas project, to the TAP Pipeline system at a tie-in point near Fier in Albania

Trans Adriatic Pipeline begins ESIA submission process in Greece

7 giugno 2011

Scoping Report on the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment is submitted to the Greek authorities and available for public to comment.

TAP organises community meetings in Albania along the pipeline route

6 giugno 2011

In June TAP will meet with communities in the towns and villages in the prefectures of Korçe, Berat and Fier.

TAP and the government of Montenegro sign MOUC on energy cooperation

20 maggio 2011

TAP and the Ministry of Economy of Montenegro have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation (MOUC) to explore opportunities for developing natural gas markets and enhancing supply diversity in South East Europe (SEE).

TAP avvia la procedura di valutazione dell’impatto ambientale e sociale (ESIA) in Italia

16 maggio 2011

TAP (Trans Adriatic Pipeline), il consorzio per il gasdotto trans-adriatico, annuncia l’avvio della procedura di valutazione dell’impatto ambientale e sociale (ESIA) in Italia. La presentazione del rapporto preliminare alle autorità italiane segue quella del mese scorso in Albania.

TAP's quarterly newsletter published

11 maggio 2011

How can TAP help South Eastern Europe meet its energy challenges? Features of the underground gas storage, and more...

EGL signs memorandum of understanding with Botas

28 aprile 2011

EGL (TAP's shareholder) signed this week a memorandum of understanding in Ankara with Botas, a Turkish state-owned enterprise with activities in the area of oil and natural gas transport.

TAP begins ESIA submission process in Albania

11 aprile 2011

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline begins the formal Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) process, with the submission of the Scoping Report. The document was presented to the Albanian national and regional authorities, as well as to more than 100 other relevant stakeholders. It meets the Best Practice Guidelines laid down by the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

MOUC with Bosnian BH-Gas in support of energy supply security

6 aprile 2011

TAP and the Bosnian natural gas system operator BH-Gas have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation (MOUC) to explore opportunities for developing natural gas markets and enhancing supply diversity in South East Europe (SEE).

Trans Adriatic Pipeline identifies optimal pipeline route in Greece

28 marzo 2011

TAP finalizes route refinement study of the pipeline section between Thessaloniki and the Greek-Albanian border. More than 50 national and international experts conducted comprehensive and detailed studies of a 50 km wide corridor. Three extensive field missions were organised in northern Greece to identify geological, environmental and cultural heritage constraints as well as safety and social concerns.

TAP to discuss Southern Gas Corridor with members of the European Parliament

16 marzo 2011

TAP hosts a seminar in the European Parliament in Brussels on the issues of the Southern Gas Corridor development and TAP’s contribution towards its realisation. This event is organized with the support of the Italian Members of the Parliament Patrizia Toia and Amalia Sartori. The participants of the seminar will include Italian MEPs, representatives of various Italian institutions and Italian industry associations in Brussels.

TAP and Croatia gas pipeline operator Plinacro sign South East Europe MOUC

25 febbraio 2011

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG and Plinacro Ltd., a natural gas transmission system operator in Croatia, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation (MOUC) aimed at encouraging the development of natural gas markets in South East Europe (SEE).

2011 will be a decisive year for the Southern Gas Corridor

26 gennaio 2011

Message from Kjetil Tungland, Managing Director of TAP. "It will be a momentous year, with critically important decisions due to be made that will not only determine the future of TAP and other pipeline projects in the Southern Gas Corridor, but will also have a profound and lasting impact on Europe’s energy security."

The TAP project responds to the EU-Azeri gas deal

14 gennaio 2011

Kjetil Tungland, Managing Director for TAP said: "This is a constructive development which reiterates the European Union's commitment to the creation of the Southern Gas Corridor and equal treatment for all pipeline projects. TAP fully supports the EU’s security of supply ambitions in this regard."