TANAP Names Participants of SCADA Tender

TANAP Names Participants of SCADA TenderTANAP Names Participants of SCADA Tender

The companies that will participate in a tender for creation of a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system, and telecom systems for the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project have been announced.

The tender will include the companies ABB Ltd., Akkord Industry Construction - Cobra Group, Alcatel Lucent Teletas Telekomunikasyon A.S., Havelsan A.S. – Milens Iletisim Insaat A.S., Honeywell A.S., Otf Contracting Co. Ltd, Prizma Grup - Thales Italia SPA, Telvent Usa - Telvent Energia, and Uskom Komunikasyon Sistemleri A.S. - Siemens San. Tic. A.S, Azernews reported.

The TANAP project envisages gas transportation from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz field through Turkey up to the country’s border with Europe. The initial capacity of TANAP is expected to reach 16 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

Around six billion cubic meters of gas will be delivered to Turkey, and the remaining volume will be supplied to Europe. In the future, the capacity of the pipeline can be increased to 31 billion cubic meters.

The gas will go to Turkey in 2018, and after the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) the gas will reach Europe around in early 2020. It is planned to commission TANAP in 2018. The project’s cost is estimated at $10 to $11 billion.

Following the completion of a legal registration process, TANAP’s shareholders will be as follows: SOCAR - 58 percent, Botas - 30 percent, and BP - 12 percent. All the companies that will participate in the construction and supply of the TANAP project in Turkey are exempt from VAT.