Energy and Natural Resources Minister of Turkey, Berat Albayrak announced on Friday that Turkey is ready for “its first solo oil and gas deep-sea drilling in the Mediterranean before the end of this summer”, Anadolu reports.
Albayrak praised the country’s national energy and mining policy finding its achievements very important and said that “We are also making great efforts to ensure there is no letup in this momentum.”
He also referred to the new era that according to him Turkey will enter in the post-June-election period. “We will write a new story in the coming era, as there are more roads for us to travel. By the end of this year, Turkey’s first domestic integrated solar factory will begin the production of national solar panels.”
The minister could not but mention the launch of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project (TANAP) on June 12, an event which will be attended by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Azeri counterpart, Ilham Aliyev…. / IBNA