Turkey’s Energy Self-Sufficiency Plans Gaining Pace

June 15, 2010

DUBAI, UAE, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The drive by Turkey’s Ministry
of Energy & Natural Resources to meet Turkey’s goals for energy
self-sufficiency by 2023 has been steadily gaining pace. The Turkish oil and
gas industry has been discussing this issue with their foreign counterparts
at events such as Oil & Gas Expansion Turkey, a summit which will be held in
Ankara from 20-23 September. Lending its partnership to the event is the
Turkish Association of Petroleum Geologists (TAPG), and industry
heavy-weights like Mehmet Uysal, President & CEO of Turkiye Petrolleri Anonim
Ortakligi (TPAO), Turkey’s national oil and gas company, will be sharing
their strategies and plans to ensure the goal of self-sufficiency is

Mr. Uysal will be highlighting TPAO’s exploration activities and new
expansions during his keynote address. Other distinguished speakers include
ministerial representatives driving Turkey’s oil and gas initiatives and
leading industry stakeholders, including BOTAS, International Energy Agency,
IGAS International Finance Corporation and Deloitte.

“IQPC is pleased to be working in partnership with the Turkish
Association of Petroleum Geologists (TAPG) on this important summit,” says

Symon Rubens, Managing Director of IQPC Middle East. “With the involvement of
industry leaders such as Mr. Mehmet Uysal of TPAO and Mr. Ismail Bahtiyar of
the TAPG, the summit is the ideal meeting place for thought-leaders in the
oil and gas sector both in Turkey and globally to share strategies and forge
the partnerships which will ultimately lead to the achievement of Turkey’s
energy goals.”

Anthony J Permal, Tel: +97143602942, Email: Anthony.permal@iqpc.ae


Source: newswire

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