Related Articles
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

Nabucco West and TAP pipelines go head to head

The Nabucco West Pipeline and the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline are two possible routes to carry gas to Europe

The consortium developing Shah Deniz II has named the Nabucco West pipeline as one of two possible routes to carry gas production from the Caspian Sea field to Europe. The other is the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), which was given the nod by the Shah Deniz partners in February. “Shah Deniz will make a final decision between these projects, and will conclude related gas sales agreements ahead of the Shah Deniz II final investment decision planned for mid 2013,” BP said. The BP-led consortium said on 28 June that Nabucco West – a smaller version of the original Nabucco pipeline – was preferred over South East Europe Pipeline (SEEP) project. In February, the consortium chose TAP as the rout

Also in this section
Refiners and finance: who's winning and where?
20 April 2018
Companies that splurged on sophisticated capacity additions, like Repsol and Tüpraş, and the majors with balanced upstream-downstream portfolios will benefit most
Middle distillates take centre stage
20 April 2018
Oil-product demand, especially for middle distillates, is rising more quickly that processing capacity. It's good news for refiners
Shipping sector braces for emissions storm
20 April 2018
Is the fuel oil market ready for tighter carbon and sulphur emissions rules on shipping?