Construction of gas pipeline TAP finished by 97%


August 13, Fineko/abc.az. Since the beginning of the construction of Trans-Adriatic Gas Pipeline (TAP), designed for the transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Europe, the work has been completed by 97%, ABC.AZ was informed at the TAP consortium.

This indicator was registered at the end of July.

The construction stages of the project are carried out in accordance with the established schedule.

Shah Deniz Project 2, part of the Southern Gas Corridor, is initially expected to carry 10 bn cu m of gas a year to Europe. This pipeline will extend to the south of Italy, crossing Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea.

It is planned to start delivery Azerbaijani gas to Europe in 2020.