Turkey: Energy Minister announces drilling operations south of Kastellorizo

Turkey: Energy Minister announces drilling operations south of Kastellorizo

“We will kick off seismic investigations and then drilling operations in a few months”

Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez announced that Turkey would be conducting seismic researches and drilling operations in the areas it has signed with Libya!

Taking the floor at the ceremony for the departure of the Fatih drillsip for the Black Sea held in Istanbul, Donmez said: “With the agreement we have signed with Libya, the Turkish Petroleum Company has already submitted a request to our General Secretariat for Petroleum Research to carry out petroleum researches in our own plot areas. After the announcement and the publishing, in 3-4 months we will be able to start our first activities. First seismic researches; afterwards, with the analysis of the data, we will start our drilling operations”. /ibna