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Construction of Iconic TAP Gas Pipeline Now Complete in Greece

The construction of the Greek section of the iconic Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has been completed, it was made public on Saturday. The TAP will begin operating on a trial basis as early as this December. It is expected that it...

Trans-Adriatic Natural Gas Pipeline Nearly Complete

Katerina Papalexandri, the manager of the Greek section of the new pipeline, announced on Monday that the construction of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline is nearly complete. Speaking with the state-run AMNA news agency, Papalexandri said that the excavations to lay the pipe...

Pipeline Construction Reveals Ancient Greek Treasures

More than 400 archaeological finds have been discovered along the route dug out for the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), while another seven large-scale projects are ongoing in regions traversed by the dig, it was revealed this week. The multiple findings that...

US Ambassador Pyatt: Greece a Crucial Link to Energy Security in Europe

US Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt stressed the important role of Greece, and especially of Alexandroupolis, in diversifying the sources of energy supply in Europe. Speaking at an Oil and Gas Forum in Alexandroupolis, Pyatt said that the US is strongly...

Trans Atlantic Gas Pipeline Construction to Start Soon in Kastoria

The construction of the Trans Adriatic gas Pipeline (TAP) in the Kastoria region of northwestern Greece, is expected to start in coming months, according to the mayor of Kastoria, Anestis Angelis. The mayor pointed out that the construction will last...

Greece Freezes Poseidon Pipeline Talks After Turkey-Russia Spat

Athens is not planning to advance talks with Russia on the Poseidon pipeline, during the upcoming visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Greece, a EurActiv report says. On May 17, Greece launched construction on a 550-kilometer section of the...

Greek PM Tsipras Welcomes TAP Construction as Start of New Era for Greece

Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Greece is entering a new era, leaving a period of instability and uncertainty behind, during his speech at the inauguration of the construction of the TransAdriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Thessaloniki....

Commissioner Sefcovic in Thessaloniki for Launch of TAP Construction on Tuesday

European Commission Vice President and Commissioner for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic is scheduled to arrive in the Greek city of Thessaloniki on Tuesday to attend a ceremony inaugurating the construction of the TransAdriatic Pipeline (TAP), which will be held...

TAP Selects Joint Venture Including Greece and Italy

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has selected a joint venture consisting of Italy’s Renco S.p.A and Greece’s Terna S.A. for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the project’s compressor stations, the company said in a press release on...

European Commission Approves Greece-Azerbaijan Gas Pipeline Deal

The European Commission approved the Host Government Agreement between Greece and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), allowing the new gas pipeline to enter Europe, the Commission said on its website on March 3. The agreement sets out how TAP will...