TAP reveals planned volume of gas supplies to Italy in 2022

Oil&Gas Materials 4 March 2022 10:01 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 4

By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:

It is planned to transport 1 billion cubic meters more gas to Italy via the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) as of 2022, than 6.8 billion cubic meters in 2021, Luca Schieppati, TAP Managing Director told Italian media, Trend reports.

“In one week, TAP transported over 175 million cubic meters of gas. We are moving towards utilizing the maximum capacity of the pipeline. In 2022 we will transport 1 billion cubic meters more to Italy than in 2021,” he said.

As the European section of the Southern Gas Corridor, TAP has the capacity to transport approximately 10 billion cubic meters of gas per annum (bcm/a) to several markets in Europe. The pipeline is also designed with the potential to expand its throughput capacity up to 20 bcm/a.

As a key part of the Southern Gas Corridor, TAP is strategically and economically important to Europe and essential in providing reliable access to a new source of natural gas. TAP plays a significant role in boosting Europe’s energy security, supply diversification, as well as decarbonisation objectives.

TAP’s shareholding is comprised of bp (20 percent), SOCAR (20 percent), Snam (20 percent), Fluxys (19 percent), Enagás (16 percent) and Axpo (5 percent).


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