Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) Opened

The official opening of the first phase of the 'TANAP' Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline and Compressor Stations Project took place at a ceremony in Eskişehir yesterday. The 1850-kilometre pipeline is to transport Azerbaijan's natural gas to Europe via Turkey. The opening ceremony was attended by Turkish President Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Mr İlham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Also present were Mr Cahit Oklap (Chairman of the Board at Tekfen Construction), Board Member Mr Ümit Özdemir, President Mr Levent Kafkaslı and Vice President Mr Mustafa Kopuz. Tekfen Construction have successfully completed the construction of LOT 3, the 513-kilometre section between Sivas and Eskişehir, as well as the TANAP Compressor and Flow Measurement Stations Project.