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President Arif Alvi congratulates Erdogan on natural gas discovery


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

22nd Aug, 2020. 04:59 pm
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Arif Alvi Natural gas Turkey

President Dr Arif Alvi on Saturday congratulated Turkish leadership and people as the country on Friday discovered a natural gas reserve in the Black Sea.

In the felicitation message, the President congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the people of Turkey, on their ‘biggest’ natural gas discovery in the Black Sea.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said that Turkey discovered its biggest-ever natural gas field holding 320 billion cubic metres in the Black Sea, and more could be found as the country works to provide it by as soon as 2023.

Turkey will be capable of importing less energy if it can extract the gas commercially.

President Erdogan announced that all tests and engineering work had been finished.

He said: “This reserve is actually part of a much bigger source. God willing, much more will come.

“There will be no stopping until we become a net exporter in energy.”

However, Greeks are not happy with this, as they disagree with Turkey over who holds the authority to certain areas of the Eastern Mediterranean.

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