Around 98% of TAP pipes back-filled in Albania

Around 98% of pipes of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) are back-filled in Albania, TAP AG consortium said in a statement. "In April 2016, the first TAP pipes arrived in Albania shipments of steel pipes, equipment and machinery …

 Albanian president to visit Azerbaijan

Albanian President Ilir Meta will visit Baku in March to attend the 7th Global Baku Forum, organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center. The 7th Global Baku Forum will be held in Baku on March 14-16, 450 guests …

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

Ataturk International Airport has resumed its work, there are both arrivals and departures of flights, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, who arrived on the scene, stated. "Investigative measures are still …

Saipem to build TAP offshore pipeline

Italian oil service company Saipem has won a contract to lay the offshore tract of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) that will transport Azeri gas into Italy, Reuters cited the company as saying. The 105-kilometer pipeline will run from …

TAP AG becomes first certified under Third Energy Package

Albania's national regulatory authority (ERE) has finalized the certification procedure of the TAP AG (Trans-Adriatic Pipeline), a transmission system operator under the Third Energy Package, which was a precondition for the pipeline's …

Russia extends food embargo to 5 countries

Russia has extended its food embargo to 5 countries: Iceland, Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein and Ukraine. "The countries' argument for making that decision is that they are obliged to enter ...