TAP President to visit Azerbaijan

President of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project Walter Peeraer will arrive in Azerbaijan to attend the International Caspian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference to be held in Baku on May 30-31.

Peeraer is expected to deliver a speech at the Caspian Oil & Gas conference session titled “Investments made in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea over the last 25 years, opportunities and potential for export”.

The session will also hear presentations of Elshad Nasirov, SOCAR vice president for investments and marketing, Afgan Isayev, CEO of Southern Gas Corridor company (ACG), and others.

TAP will transport natural gas from the giant Shah Deniz II field in Azerbaijan to Europe. The 878 km long pipeline will connect with the Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) at the Turkish-Greek border at Kipoi, cross Greece and Albania and the Adriatic Sea, before coming ashore in Southern Italy.