“The launch of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) means a step closer towards gasification of Montenegro, said a message posted on the website of the country’s Economy Ministry.

‘The launch of TANAP means a step closer to the gasification of Montenegro. It also opens up an opportunity for the country to get access to a significant gas market,’ said the ministry.

The ministry said that the Ionian Adriatic Pipeline (IAP), which is expected to be connected to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), will pass through Montenegro as well.

IAP is a proposed natural gas pipeline in Southeastern Europe (SEE) that will stretch from Albania through Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, to Split in Croatia. The capacity of the pipeline will amount to five billion cubic meters of gas per year.” (Trend News Agency)