Turkey’s Erdogan announces discovery of large natural gas reserve off its Black Sea coast

By Jez Fielder  & Euronews with AP  •  last updated: 21/08/2020 – 14:47 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the discovery of a large natural gas reserves off the Black Sea coast, days after he promised “good news” that would usher in a “new era” for the energy dependent country. Erdogan said Friday that the amount of gas discovered is 320 billion cubic meters, adding that he hopes to start extracting and using … Continue reading Turkey’s Erdogan announces discovery of large natural gas reserve off its Black Sea coast

Turkey plows ahead in Mediterranean expansion

Turkish President Erdogan risks a multinational conflict by pushing oil and gas exploration in Greek-claimed waters By JONATHAN GORVETT – AUGUST 17, 2020 Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan doubled down on a Mediterranean drilling showdown with Greece over the weekend, signaling he would not be deterred by attempted French policing of the conflict. “We will never bow to banditry on our continental shelf, nor will we … Continue reading Turkey plows ahead in Mediterranean expansion