TAP Executive Director Luca Schieppai said, “Gas transported by TAP plays an important role in providing reliable and efficient energy to the European Union from a new source”.
Commercial transportation of natural gas from the 878-kilometer section (TAP) of the Southern Gas Corridor began on December 31st last year.
It is planned to initially transport 10 billion cubic meters of gas from the Shah Deniz-2 deposit in the Caspian Sea to Europe via the TAP pipeline, which is part of the Southern Gas Corridor project.
The pipeline runs to southern Italy over Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea.
The capacity of the pipeline allows 20 billion cubic meters of gas to be transported annually.
TAP, together with the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) and the South Caucasus Pipeline, forms the European leg of the Southern Gas Corridor, a $ 40 billion value chain.
removed from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz 2 gas field which was built to deliver to Europe TAP, TANAP, Turkey-Greece border was connected to.
Source: News Global