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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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France's Total Shows Interest in Leading TAPI Consortium

France’s energy firm Total has evinced interest in steering the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project, Indian newspaper The Hindu reported Thursday. The project has failed to take off as no entity has shown interest in leading the consortium. “No party has...

Role of Uzbekistan in TAPI Project Could be Discussed

Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are likely to discuss possibility of latter’s participation in constructing of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) gas pipeline on July 31 during a meeting of the Uzbek-Turkmen commission on trade-economic, scientific-technical...

US Believes TAPI Pipeline Project Can Transform the Region

Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) gas pipeline has the potential to transform both South as well as Central Asia, feels the United States. “The United States supports TAPI because we believe it has the potential to be transformative for the future of...

ADB to Charge $30 Mn 'Success Fee' for TAPI Project Completion

Asian Development Bank (ADB) would charge a ‘success fee’ of $30 million besides a retainer fee of $50,000 per month for helping build the $7.6-billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project, says news agency Press Trust of India. Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India appointed...

Indian Oil Corp Wants to Join GAIL for TAPI Implementation

State owned oil and gas company Indian Oil Corp (IOC) is keen on joining GAIL India for implementation of the TAPI natural gas pipeline, reports Press Trust of India.  IOC wants to be equal partner with GAIL in the $9 billion project with equal rights to sell gas imported from the pipeline, officials...

Turkmenistan Wants TAPI Construction Work to Begin in 2015

Construction of TAPI gas pipeline should begin in 2015, Turkmenistan's president Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov has demanded. Berdymukhamedov said all the agreements required for the project's launch should be completed this year, news agency AP reported Friday citing country’s state media. A memorandum...

TAPI Project May Get US Consortium Leader

The TAPI gas pipeline project is likely to see an America-based consortium leader, according to Indian financial daily Business Standard. "Considering the terrorism-torn terrain of the project, we are looking for a US-based company with experience in building and operating the cross-country...

TAPI Gas Pipeline Likely to be Complete by 2017 end

India’s Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M. Veerapa Moily is hopeful that the $7.6-billion TAPI gas pipeline will become a reality in by the end of 2017, reports Business Line newspaper. Asian Development Bank is in the process of looking for a lead partner for the consortium that will lay the...

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