TAP invites tenders for Greek and Albanian compressor stations

Trans Adriatic Pipeline

TAP invites tenders: The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has issued Invitations to Tender for its Greek and Albanian compressor stations. The tenders are for the provision of engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of  compressor stations at Kipoi on Greece’s border with Turkey and at Fier, inland from Albania’s Adriatic coast; and for a metering station at Billisht in the east of the country which will measure the volumes of natural gas coming through from Greece. Construction of TAP is planned to begin in 2016. The project is being developed by a consortium whose shareholders are BP (20%), SOCAR (20%), Statoil (20%), Fluxys (19 %, Enagás (16%) and Axpo (5%). The contract is due to be awarded in the second half next year. TREND