Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, visits the Turkish drilling vessel Fatih in Zonguldak, Turkey on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, visits the Turkish drilling vessel Fatih in Zonguldak, Turkey on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, visits the Turkish drilling vessel Fatih in Zonguldak, Turkey on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Black Sea gas find bigger than first thought

  • In August, Turkey said it had found gas reserves of 320 billion cubic metres, a discovery that could help wean the country off imported energy
  • On Saturday Erdogan said the field was now 405 billion cubic metres, and that gas from the site could start being pumped into people’s homes in 2023

Topic |   Turkey
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, visits the Turkish drilling vessel Fatih in Zonguldak, Turkey on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, visits the Turkish drilling vessel Fatih in Zonguldak, Turkey on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, visits the Turkish drilling vessel Fatih in Zonguldak, Turkey on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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