Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez calls the project 'visionary' and 'new symbol of cooperation'
Turkey's energy diplomacy focuses on promoting regional stability, prosperity, says Turkish energy minister
Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister underlines importance of domestic and renewable resources
The vessel is hitting depths of 1,710 meters, Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister says
Turkey also aims to benefit from vast coal reserves while paying utmost importance to implementation of clean technologies, says Minister Donmez
Turkey has started preparatory works on Monday for shallow water drilling in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Mersin in southern Turkey, Turkey's Energy Minister Fatih Donmez confirmed.
Natural gas need of 15 million houses will be met when the project totally completed. Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Dönmez said at the ceremony.
Turkey reached an agreement with the World Bank for $200 million in funding for public sector energy efficiency investments, Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez said Monday.
Turkey's first drilling vessel, Fatih, started conducting its first deep drilling in offshore Antalya on the county's southern Mediterranean coast on Tuesday.
Turkish and Germany energy ministers on Friday signed a letter of intent to develop energy projects. The document was signed at the Turkish-German Energy Forum held in Turkish capital Ankara.