Shah Deniz Consortium chooses TAP for Southern Gas Corridor

The Four Seasons Hotel hosted a meeting of the Shah Deniz Consortium, officials of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and diplomats at 11.00 am where the TAP was chosen as the final route to transfer Shah Deniz-2 gas to Europe through the Southern Gas Corridor.

The TAP route will run through Greece, Albania, Adriatic Sea to Apulio (Italy) and West Europe. AXPO (Switzerland, 42.5 % of shares), Statoil (Norway, 42.5 %) and E. ON Ruhrgas (Germany, 15%) are the shareholders of the project. TAP construction will start in 2015.

Adapted from Vestnik Kavkaza