Project Management Consultancy And Construction Of Oil Pipeline Corporation

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INTRODUCTION: Possible business to be launched in Turkey/Istanbul, on behalf of Global Property & Construction PLC that is a project management consultancy, this will be aimed at advising the state-owned Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (BOTAŞ) on their pipeline expansion projects, with regards to the tendering, procurement, and management. BOTAŞ is vertically integrated across much of the natural gas sector, it accounts for about 80% of natural gas imports within Turkey. It builds and operates natural gas pipelines in Turkey for most of the wholesale market. The new business venture will be aimed at providing advice on tendering, procurement and contract directive when dealing with the EU regulations. The chosen sector for this new…show more content…
Due to this, gas pipeline projects are now moving forward to help the transportation of Caspian gas to Europe through Turkey, with this it will have a long term affect that will help address Turkey requirement on imported oil and gas, which meets 97% of the country’s energy needs. The main component is the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, which is a dedicated crude oil pipeline system that extends from the Azeri-Chirag- Guneshli (ACG) through Azerbaijan and Georgia to a terminal at Ceyhan on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, bypassing the environmentally sensitive Black Sea and the Turkish Straits. The pipeline, which has a capacity of 1 million barrels per day, and at 1760 kilometers is the second longest of its kind in the world. The first cargo of oil, which had travelled through the BTC pipeline to Ceyhan, has been loaded onto a tanker on 4 June 2006. As of 15 October 2012, over 1.5 billion barrels of Azeri oil was loaded to tankers from Ceyhan and shipped to international markets. Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (2014). Turkey aims to increase production of oil and gas and become a major energy hub in the next 10 to 15 years. Turkey is strongly involved in BP’s Southern Corridor Project (SCP) and the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project, valued at more than

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