Fatih Dönmez

Turkey discovered 60 mln barrels of oil equivalent reserves so far in 2021: Minister

Turkey discovered an additional 60 million barrels of oil equivalent reserves with 26 new onshore explorations this year, Fatih Dönmez, the minister of energy and natural resources, announced on Nov. 1.

Speaking in parliament, Dönmez summarized the achievements that Turkey made with its own vessels on the completion of 15 offshore drillings along with the onshore explorations.

Turkish gas find to help raise output to 25 percent of EU capacity: Minister

A recently discovered natural gas field in the Black Sea is set to provide nearly a third of Turkey's domestic needs when it reaches peak production capacity by 2027, Energy Minister Fatih Dönmez has told Bloomberg.

Turkey may be able to start with an initial annual production capacity of 3.5 billion cubic meters of gas in 2023, Dönmez said in the interview published on Sept. 27.

Turkey to launch its first floating LNG storage and gasification vessel

The inauguration ceremony of Turkey's first publicly-owned floating LNG storage and gasification vessel (FSRU) "Ertuğrul Gazi" will be held on June 25, presided over by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez announced on June 23.