Erdogan says Turkey makes major gas discovery in Black Sea

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on August 21 his country has discovered significant natural gas resources in the Black Sea.
Turkey has carried out the largest natural gas reserve exploration in the Black Sea, Daily Sabah quoted Erdogan as saying, adding that some 320 billion cubic metres of natural gas was discovered in the Black Sea’s Tuna-1 zone. “The newly discovered reserves are only a piece of a larger resource,” and the country “will continue to discover more in the near future,” Turkey’s pro-government newspaper quoted him as saying.

The announcement came after Erdogan said on August 19 that he had “good news” that will open a “new period” for Turkey.

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