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  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP)’s first ever offshore pipelines in Albania were recently pulled ashore.  For this operation, TAP’s engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor for the offshore section of the project, Saipem, used its pipelay barge Castoro 10. Steel pipes were welded together on board the vessel, which was located 1.4 kilometers from the […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Italian oilfield services firm Saipem has recently pulled ashore first offshore pipeline in Albania which are part of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline, linking the pipeline to the onshore section.

  • 12 March 2019
    Research & Development

    Statkraft Albania has entered into an agreement with Norwegian floating solar technology developer Ocean Sun for the delivery of a floating solar plant with a maximum capacity of 2 MW at the Banja reservoir in Albania. The solar park will consist of 4 floating units of 0.5 MW each, with a total investment cost of […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delta Marine Consultants have signed a license agreement with the Swiss company SEL AG for the use of XblocPlus for the Marina Porto Albania Project. Under the project, the blocks will protect the marina against the Adriatic Sea’s severe storm waves, including 2.5m³ XblocPlus on the breakwater back area, in combination with 3m³ Xbloc units […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    It is estimated that over 5 tons of crude oil spilled off the coast of Zvernec, Albania, and covered nearly five kilometers of the coastline as it reached shore. The oil spill came from a Turkish-flagged vessel which was moored at the La Petrolifera Italo Albanese storage terminal for LPG and oil products, located in the Bay of Vlora, […]

  • 14 April 2016

    Italian offshore contractor Saipem has secured a new contract related to the offshore section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project. The contract has been awarded by Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG, a joint venture between BP, SOCAR, Snam S.p.A., Fluxys, Enagás and Axpo. The Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract involves the installation of a gas pipeline […]

  • 19 May 2015

    Albania’s National Agency for Natural Resources, (AKBN) has issued the invitation for interested hydrocarbon companies to apply for exploration of free offshore blocks in Albania’s territorial seas.  After the head of Albanian Ministry of Energy and Industry (MEI), Damian Gjiknuri, announced in March this year that the Albanian government will carry out the seismic profiling […]

  • 13 May 2014

    Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has issued its second contract notice for a major Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contract in the Official Journal of the EU – the EU Gazette. The scope for this contract will include the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of the approximately 760 kilometres of 48 inch (1.2 metres) diameter, cross-country onshore pipeline […]

  • 8 April 2014

    The Compound Development Permit – Phase 1 for the Trans Adriatic Project (TAP) is approved by the Albanian National Territorial Council (KKT), chaired by Prime Minister, Edi Rama. The Compound Development Permit – Phase 1 (CDC- Phase 1) is one of the most important permits granted to TAP AG by the Albanian authorities. It represents […]

  • 5 March 2014

    The three national regulatory authorities of Albania (ERE), Greece (RAE) and Italy (AEEGSI) have approved the first Compliance Programme proposed by the company TAP AG for TAP, the pipeline that will bring Azeri gas to Italy, through Greece and Albania. As mandated by the Final Joint Opinion which was approved by the three regulatory Authorities […]

  • 2 August 2013

    San Leon has announced the Second Amendment (“Amendment”) to its Petroleum Sharing Contract (“PSC”) for the Durresi Block, offshore Albania, where the Company holds a 100% operating interest, became effective on 31 July 2013 following Council of Ministers approval and publication in country’s Official Gazette. As previously announced in our 26 April 2013 update, the […]

  • 26 July 2013

    Following the publication of the final joint opinion on TAP’s Exemption Application today, by the national regulatory authorities of Albania (ERE), Greece (RAE) and Italy (AEEG), Lutz Landwehr, Commercial Director at TAP, who worked closely with all three national regulators of TAP’s host countries to process TAP’s Exemption Application, said: “I would like to extend […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today EMS Albanian Port Operator Shpk officially started operations at the East Terminal in the Port of Durres. EMS APO, full daughter of the German logistics company EMS Shipping & Trading GmbH, Leer, had won the tender this year. The contract was signed in May and has a maturity of 35 years. “An important day […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today EMS Albanian Port Operator Shpk started officially operations at the East Terminal in the Port of Durres. EMS APO, full daughter of the German logistics company EMS Shipping & Trading GmbH, Leer, had won the tender this year. The contract was signed in May and has a maturity of 35 years. “An important day […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    San Leon  has today signed an amendment to its Petroleum Sharing Contract (“PSC”) for the Durresi Block, offshore Albania, where the Company holds a 100% operating interest. The Amendment alleviates the tight timelines that existed in the current phase of the PSC, where San Leon would have had a requirement to drill an exploration well […]

  • 17 April 2013

    The Albanian Parliament has unanimously ratified the Host Government Agreement (HGA) between the Government of Albania and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project on the 15th of April in Tirana. The HGA defines the terms of engagement for the Southern Gas Corridor pipeline’s future delivery. Upon decreeing by the President of the Republic of Albania, […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Albanian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project have signed the Host Government Agreement (HGA), formally agreeing the terms of engagement for the Southern Gas Corridor pipeline’s future delivery. The HGA sets out the regulations by which the project will be realised and operated on Albanian territory. This […]

  • 5 April 2013

    The Albanian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project have today signed the Host Government Agreement (HGA), formally agreeing the terms of engagement for the Southern Gas Corridor pipeline’s future delivery. The HGA sets out the regulations by which the project will be realised and operated on Albanian territory. […]

  • 5 April 2013

    The Albanian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project have signed the Host Government Agreement (HGA), formally agreeing the terms of engagement for the Southern Gas Corridor pipeline’s future delivery. The HGA sets out the regulations by which the project will be realised and operated on Albanian territory. This […]

  • 26 March 2013

    On March 25, 2013 the Albanian Parliament unanimously ratified the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Albania, Italy and Greece on the construction and operation of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project. Signed in Athens on February 13, 2013, the tri-lateral IGA confirmed the three host countries’ support for TAP and their cooperation for the project’s timely […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The governments of Greece, Italy and Albania have cemented their full support for and commitment to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project by signing a tri-lateral intergovernmental agreement (IGA). Concluded at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens, the IGA solidifies a range of key commitments by Greece, Italy and Albania to the forward development, […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The governments of Greece, Italy and Albania have today cemented their full support for and commitment to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project by signing a tri-lateral intergovernmental agreement (IGA). Concluded at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens, the IGA solidifies a range of key commitments by Greece, Italy and Albania to the forward […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The governments of Greece, Italy and Albania have today cemented their full support for and commitment to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project by signing a tri-lateral intergovernmental agreement (IGA). Concluded at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens, the IGA solidifies a range of key commitments by Greece, Italy and Albania to the forward […]

  • 7 February 2013

    San Leon today announced it is hosting a data room for a number of parties, including major multi-nationals, interested in farming-in to its Durresi Block, offshore Albania, that contains the Alban Structure and where the Company holds a 100% operated interest. The data room timetable has been extended to allow further time for more detailed […]

  • 23 January 2013

    TAP officially submitted its Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Albanian section of the proposed natural gas pipeline to the National Licensing Centre in Albania. TAP with a group of Albanian and international experts developed the comprehensive ESIA report in accordance with the Albanian law and in compliance with the Environmental and Social […]