Statoil to sell interest in Trans Adriatic Pipeline for 208 million eurosStaff writer ▼ | December 2, 2015
Statoil has agreed to sell its 20% interest in Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG to the Italian gas infrastructure company Snam SpA for a total consideration of EUR 208 million.
Oil and gas industry Statoil has agreed to sell its 20% interest
“We are pleased to announce this agreement with Snam which will realise value from our stake in TAP, of which we have been a part-owner since 2008. This divestment increases our financial flexibility and is in line with our strategy of portfolio optimisation and capital prioritisation”, says Jens Økland, executive vice president for Marketing, Midstream and Processing.
Statoil and Snam have agreed to undertake the transaction provided certain conditions are met. The transaction is expected to close by end 2015. ■