Edit ModuleShow Tags

Trans Adriatic Pipeline Prequalifies Vendors

Will solicit bids for six turbo compressors


Published:

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is seeking companies to supply and install six gas turbine compressors for the 540 mile (870 km) pipeline it plans to build across Greece, Albania, and the Adriatic Sea to southern Italy.

Six turbo compressors will be purchased: three for a compressor station near Fier, Albania, and three for a station near Kipoi, Greece.

The contracts will include manufacturing, delivery, engineering, installation and pre-commissioning of the turbo compressors. The potential suppliers must demonstrate that their equipment technology has been used successfully on similar compressor stations.

Earlier, TAP began to prequalify companies for the engineering, procurement and construction of the two compressor stations, plus a flow metering station near Bilisht, Albania.

TAP will transport gas from the giant Shah Deniz II field in Azerbaijan, connecting with the Trans Anatolian Pipeline near the Turkish-Greek border at Kipoi. First deliveries to Europe are expected in late 2019. TAPS owners are BP (20%), SOCAR (20%), Statoil (20%), Fluxys (16%), Total (10%), E.ON (9%) and Axpo (5%).

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Recent Articles

Harsco Lands Order For 12 Compression Coolers

Harsco Corp. received an order for 12 gas compression coolers for a gas-fired compressor station in southeast Texas.

EIA: Natural Gas Prices Up Across U.S.

Natural gas spot prices rose across the country during the June 15 to June 22 report week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Fund Companies Acquire Thyssengas Gas Grid

Dutch fund DIF and an EDF-owned fund have jointly agreed to acquire northwest German gas grid Thyssengas from Australia’s Macquarie.

GE, Hanwha Techwin Ink Compressor Package Deal

GE and Hanwha Techwin, formerly Samsung Techwin, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to produce industrial gas turbines and compressor packages.

CCC Upgrades TrainView II Control System

Compressor Controls Corp. (CCC) is integrating the OSIsoft PI System into its TrainView II turbomachinery control system.