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Country profile: Turkey
|Location:||Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia|
|Climate:||temperate; hot, dry summers with mild, wet winters; harsher in interior|
|Terrain:||high central plateau (Anatolia); narrow coastal plain; several mountain ranges|
|Size:||780580 sq. km total (Land area: 770760 sq. km Water area: 9820 sq.km)|
|Population:||71,892,807 (July 2008 est.)|
|Languages:||Turkish (official), Kurdish, Dimli (or Zaza), Azeri, Kabardian note: there is also a substantial Gagauz population in the European part of Turkey|
|Government:||republican parliamentary democracy|
|Legal system:||civil law system derived from various European continental legal systems; note - member of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), although Turkey claims limited derogations on the ratified European Convention on Human Rights|
|Currency:||Turkish lira (TRY); old Turkish lira (TRL) before|
Energy production and consumption
|Production:||45,460 bbl/day (2005 est.)||860 million cu m (2005 est.)|
|Consumption:||660,800 bbl/day (2005 est.)||26 billion cu m (2005 est.)|
|Exports:||112,600 bbl/day (2005 est.)|
|Imports:||724,400 bbl/day (2005 est.)||25 billion cu m (2005 est.)|
|Reserves:||300 million bbl (1 January 2006 est.)||8 billion cu m (1 January 2006 est.)|
Turkey - recent news
|22 Sep 23
||Turkey: UKOG provides Pinarova-1 testing update
UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) has announced that following the temporary suspension of Pinarova-1 testing operations, larger and more powerful 7-inch perforating guns have been sourced and testing operations will recommence as soon as possible.
|11 Sep 23
||Turkey: TDI-Brooks completes deepwater geotechnical program in the Black Sea
TDI-Brooks successfully completed phase four of a deepwater geotechnical coring and CPT project for DenAr Ocean Engineering. TDI-Brooks utilized their Jumbo Piston Cores (JPC) and CPT Stinger geotechnical tools and operators to the ongoing project off Turkey in the Black Sea.
|25 Aug 23
||Turkey: Nordex Group awarded contracts for three projects in Türkiye
The Nordex Group has been awarded contracts for three projects by Heitkamp Industrial Solutions GmbH, a German-based construction subsidiary of Rönesans Holding. Heitkamp will act as EPC contractor in these projects on behalf of Rönesans Enerji. The three projects are part of the YEKA RES-3 tender.
|02 Aug 23
||Turkey: Trillion Energy announces SASB update and Alapli-2 well results
Trillion Energy International has announced the Alapli-2 well flow test results and provided an update on future drilling programs at the SASB gas field, Turkiye.
|01 Aug 23
||Turkey: Trillion Energy farms into oil exploration blocks in S.E. Turkiye
Trillion Energy International has entered into a farm-in agreement with Derkim Poliüretan Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. to earn a 50% working & revenue interest in three oil exploration blocks comprised of 151,484 hectares within the newly defined Cudi-Gabar petroleum province, Southeastern Turkiye. To earn the 50% the Company must acquire 351 km of 2D seismic in 2023 and drill 4 wells in 2024.
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