Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH awarded for highest quality management standards
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 20 / Trend /
Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH (NIC) has been awarded certification according to the ISO 9001:2008 Standard for Quality Management Systems, NIC reported on Thursday.
The certification is awarded to companies that have an effective quality management system which adheres to the highest international standards, the report said. It attests that Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH operates according to structural and organizational principles that enable optimal performance.
ISO 9001:2008 is the most comprehensive level of certification, accepted by 90 countries around the world. Over a million organizations worldwide are independently certified, making it to one of the most widely used management tools in the world.
The certification was awarded by TÜV SÜD Austria GmbH.
Nabucco West is a short-cut version of Nabucco project, which provides for construction of a pipeline from the Turkish-Bulgarian border to Austria. Gas to be produced within the second phase of Azerbaijani Shah Deniz gas condensate field development is considered as the main source for the project.
Currently the Shah Deniz consortium is considering two options for transporting its gas to the European markets - Nabucco West and TAP (Trans Adriatic Pipeline). The final decision on the European pipeline is expected to be made by late June 2013.