Why TAP?

Why TAP? CESD: TAP will contribute to EU Energy Security but Russian monopoly in Central and Eastern Europe will remain BP and the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan signed an agreement to deliver Azerbaijan’s gas to Europe via the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) rather than the competing Nabucco West project at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baku on June 28th, 2013 TAP is a consortium established by Norway’s Statoil (42.5%), Swiss’s Axpo (42.5%),... Read More

Is TAP only realistic option for Azerbaijan’s gas supply?

Is TAP only realistic option for Azerbaijan’s gas supply? Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) provides the only commercially and strategically realistic option of enabling gas to reach the South Eastern Europe (SEE) markets, TAP External Affairs and Communications Director, Michael Hoffmann said in interview to Natural Gas Europe. “It is important that the SEE region is well prepared in the event of a disruption in gas supply,” Hoffmann... Read More

Nabucco turns to Iraq

Nabucco turns to Iraq Nabucco consortium considers Nothern Iraqi gas as an option to secure future gas supply to Europe, Dow Jones Newswires reported on Wednesday with the reference to the project official representative. “Why shouldn’t we pipe gas from Northern Iraq,” Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH spokesman, Christian Dolezal said. He stressed that Northern Iraq has huge potential as a gas producer. “We should explore... Read More

Nabucco submits environmental impact assessment report

Nabucco submits environmental impact assessment report Nabucco Gas Pipeline International submitted the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report to the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanization. According to the statement of Nabucco Gas Pipeline International, published on its website, the EIA report for the 760 km long section between Ankara and Turkish-Bulgarian border was prepared according the format determined by the ministry in its... Read More

BP; “Shah Deniz 2” is very important for Europe

BP; “Shah Deniz 2” is very important for Europe zerbaijani Shah Deniz gas condensate field development is a long-term project with an important role for the European market and a positive impact in terms of energy security, BP’s Vice President for Shah Deniz Full Field Development Alasdair Cook told in interview to Natural Gas Europe. “Shah Deniz 2 is the biggest gas discovery BP has ever made and I am certain that production... Read More