20 Apr 2015

(Turkey) Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, was recently awarded a two-year contract by Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) to provide quality assurance, technical inspection and pipe testing services during manufacture of the line pipe in Turkey.

Igor Obodan, Regional Director of Intertek, said: “Securing this work further demonstrates the strength of Intertek’s highly regarded technical services capabilities. Our experienced group of inspectors and technical specialists headed by Dilek Yalcin, Director of Intertek Kalite Servisleri Ltd Sirketi, will support the client’s commitment to quality and safety throughout this very important stage of the project. The quality and integrity of the line pipe is vital for ensuring the safe operation of the pipeline as well as minimizing flow or contamination risks to the product that is delivered through it. We look forward to working together with TANAP over the coming years.”

Dilek Yalçın, Director of Intertek Turkey & Azerbaijan, said: ‘Intertek is proud to be awarded this significant and prestigious contract and we are pleased to contribute to the success of this highly strategic project.”

TANAP is a natural gas pipeline from Azerbaijan through Turkey to Europe. It will be a central part of the Southern Gas Corridor, which will connect the giant Shah Deniz gas field in Azerbaijan to Europe through the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), TANAP and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP).

Media enquiries:

Niki Schroeder
Global Marketing Manager, Intertek Industry Services
Tel: +1 281 364 2800
Email: niki.schroeder@intertek.com  

Sales enquiries:

Dilek Yalçın
Director of Intertek Kalite Servisleri Ltd Sirketi
Tel: +90 216 445-0000
Email: dilek.yalcin@intertek.com

About Intertek

Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products, assets and processes. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 38,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in the global marketplace, by helping customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Visit www.intertek.com.