Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has selected a joint venture comprising Renco S.p.A (Italy) and Terna S.A. (Greece) for the EPC of the project’s compressor stations. In Greece, the award covers the provision of engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of one compressor station at Kipoi, near the Greek-Turkish border. In Albania, the award covers the provision of engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of one compressor station at Fier, and one metering station at Billisht. The metering station is designed to measure natural gas coming from the Greek section of TAP.The construction of the compressor stations is planned to start in the second half of 2016 and it will take approximately two years to complete.
The contract for the supply of six gas turbine turbo compressor units to be incorporated into the compressor stations was awarded in September 2015 to Siemens.
Renco S.p.A., provides a wide variety of services including engineering and construction for energy, oil & gas and civil infrastructures sectors.
TERNA is the construction company of GEK TERNA Group, one of the leading business groups in Greece with more than 6,000 employees in 16 countries.