Corinth Pipeworks reveals details of pipe supply for IGB
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 14
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
Greek Corinth Pipeworks company will supply pipes for the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB), which envisages transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Bulgaria, Trend reports citing the company.
The 187km line pipe supply contract will be executed for a period of twelve months, as the first deliveries will be realized within four months of starting the contract, said Corinth Pipeworks.
“Extremely high manufacture performance criteria, including pipe quality assurance measures, are in place to ensure that the gas pipeline meets the highest safety standards and good engineering practices,” reads a message from the Greek company.
Reportedly, the 32” (812mm) diameter steel line pipes will be manufactured during 2019/2020 in Corinth Pipeworks’ factory in Thisvi, Greece.
“The scope of supply also includes external 3LPE anti-corrosion coating and internal liquid epoxy lining, applied at the same location as pipe manufacturing,” reads the message.
IGB is a gas pipeline, which will allow Bulgaria to receive Azerbaijani gas, in particular, the gas produced from Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz 2 gas and condensate field. IGB is expected to be connected to TAP via which gas from the Shah Deniz field will be delivered to the European markets.
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