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Issue 7 - April 2012
In this issue of Enews Kjetil Tungland, Managing Director of TAP, and Al Cook, BP’s Vice President for Shah Deniz Development, speak about why the Southern Gas Corridor is important and discuss the contrasting challenges they face in delivering different parts of the multi-billion dollar project. We also present TAP's development timeline with key milestones reached and those still ahead. In addition, Ekaterine Grigalava, TAP's Stakeholder Manager speaks about engaging with communities in Italy, Albania and Greece and explains what it takes to win their support for the project.
Issue 6 - October 2011
In this issue of Enews we focus on TAP's bid submission to Shah Deniz Consortium. Kjetil Tungland, Managing Director, shares his views on why TAP is delivering a truly solid and sustainable transportation solution to Shah Deniz. TAP's country managers give an "on the ground perspective" and explain the project's role for their countries and the benefits it will bring as investor and employer. TAP's senior management in a Q&A reflect on why they joined TAP and what the project means to them.
Issue 5 - May 2011
In this newsletter we explain how TAP can help South Eastern Europe meet its energy challenges. Also, one of the key features of the TAP project - Underground Natural Gas Storage is explained in detail. As TAP starts official Environmental and Social Impact (ESIA) assessment process in transit countries, we introduce you to Martin Ferguson, Health, Safety and Environement Director, who comments on importance of buidling a safe and sustainable pipeline. In addition, we illustrate TAP's commitment to Corporate Social Responcibility by bringing two examples from Greece.
Issue 4 - January 2011
In this newsletter Kjetil Tungland, Managing Director of TAP, explains why 2011 is a decisive year for the Southern Gas Corridor and which feature make it stand out from other projects. Also, in this issue TAP's field work: pipeline route refinement survey in northern Greece and interview with Cecilia Wagner, TAP's Business Development and Permitting Advisor.
Issue 3 - October 2010
The focus of this issue is on TAP’s decision to use the highest international standards – the 10 Performance Requirements of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) – as a key benchmark for its Environmental and Social Impact Assessment process. Also, the 3rd issue starts introducing the TAP team - interview with Christian Falck, TAP's Technical Offshore Director.
Issue 2 - February 2010
In this issue E-news reports on how TAP selects optimum route option in Italy and Albania >>. George Hatzidakis, TAP's Communications Consultant in Athens, describes situation with natural gas legislation in Greece in the article Natural gas, energy security, and the opportunity for Greece >>. In the TAP's quarterly "think piece" What gas crisis? >> Arve Thorvik, TAP's Senior External Relations Advisor, explains why it is necessary to continue building gas pipelines in the current political and economic situation.
Issue 1 - October 2009
This month, e-News looks at the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project’s progress in Albania and Italy as TAP continues the refinement of possible pipeline routings. This newsletter also includes its first feature "Think Piece" on Europe's energy conundrum and looks at what needs to happen in order to secure new energy supplies for Europe.