The start of new drilling operations in the Eastern Mediterranean, the completion of the TurkStream pipeline project, the finalization of the laying of the foundation for the first reactor of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, the European leg of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) and the record high electricity generation from renewable and local resources marked the top news stories in Turkey’s energy sector in 2019.

Turkey’s exploration and drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean have expanded to a great extent in 2019. The country sent a second vessel, Yavuz, to the East Mediterranean Sea on June

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