Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services (EPS) East division has secured an operations and maintenance support services contract with Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG. The 13 month contract is in support of the development and operation of the TAP natural gas pipeline, which will bring Caspian natural gas to Europe.
The scope of services includes provision of specialist personnel to support the project with operations and maintenance, technical services, environmental and safety requirements, along with transition plans through to operations.
TAP’s shareholders comprises BP, SOCAR, Snam, Fluxys, Enagás and Axpo. The gas transportation infrastructure will run from the Greece/Turkey border to Southern Italy, and the project is currently in its construction phase, which started in 2016. Petrofac’s team will be co-located with the TAP project team at their headquarters in Baar, Switzerland.
Mani Rajapathy, Managing Director, EPS - Eastern Hemisphere, said: “We look forward to working with the TAP team as this important project progresses through construction and towards operational readiness. Petrofac has a significant track record in delivering operations and maintenance support services to major oil and gas operators, through our strong reputation for delivery, high technical standards and health, safety and environmental excellence.”