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TANAP construction to begin end of March

The TANAP consortium plans to begin construction at the end of March or beginning of April, SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev told journalists on Thursday.
By Staff reporter 20 March 2015 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 15598

The Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP) consortium plans to begin construction at the end of March or beginning of April, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) President Rovnag Abdullayev told journalists on Thursday.

Work will begin in the Turkish province of Kars, and the tender on construction of the pipeline’s main 48-inch diameter section is expected to close in late 2015 or early 2016, he said.

"We decided to conduct this tender later, since the first gas to be shipped on TANAP will be received in the...