Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez announced the completion of engineering work in the Sakarya natural gas field, noting that the extension of delivery pipelines under the Black Sea will be in the spring of 2022.
This came in a speech Monday during the “Eleventh Energy Summit in Turkey” held in the state of Antalya (southwest).
Donmez explained that global energy markets are witnessing a major change, especially in terms of price, stressing that Turkey continues to discover natural gas in the Black Sea.
He added, “We have completed all engineering work in the Sakarya natural gas field and submitted requests for high-quality pipelines, and the delivery pipelines will be laid under the Black Sea in the spring of 2022.”
“We will do this work with a company that is expert in its field and has a high level of efficiency,” he added, noting that the fourth drilling ship will arrive in Turkey in the spring of 2022.
Since 2018, the Turkish exploration fleet has been able to drill 14 deep-sea wells with the three drilling ships since 2010.
In recent years, the 2D and 3D seismic surveys in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea have increased 6-7 times.