TAP document outlines gas pipeline route

Offshore staff

BAAR, Switzerland -- The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) consortium has started the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) process by submitting a scoping report.

The document was presented to the Albanian national and regional authorities, and over 100 other relevant stakeholders. It includes a detailed description of the preferred route for the TAP pipeline to take gas from the Caspian Sea to countries in southern Europe.

The Albanian section of the route will enter from Greece at Miras in the Korça region, stretching for 209 km (130 mi) to the coast, northwest of Fier. The offshore section will be 60 km (37 mi) long, crossing the Adriatic Sea and entering southern Italy.

TAP will submit the full ESIA report to the Albanian government this summer, and expects to receive official approval of the ESIA well in advance of the start of pipeline construction.


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