Exploration work is underway at the “Dunai-1” site near the border crossing of Romania and Bulgaria with Turkish waters.
The Turkish drilling vessel Fatih could detect one to two natural gas fields in the Black Sea. This was announced on Wednesday, August 19, the Habert’rk TV channel reports.
The media noted that the vessel could have detected one or two gas fields of “good quality” at the Danube-1 site and off the coast of Turkey near the city of Kirklareli.
It is specified that before that another vessel”Barbaros Khairettin Pasha” discovered rich reserves of natural gas in the western part of the Black Sea.
Turkish authorities have not officially confirmed the information. However, earlier on Wednesday, President Tayyip Erdogan announced his intention on August 21 to announce “very good news for the country, which will open a new era for Turkey.”
Earlier, Turkey reduced purchases of Russian gas by 1,127 times since the beginning of the year.
It was also reported that five warships of the Turkish Navy sent to guard the seismic reconnaissance vessel Oru’reis, which went to the eastern Mediterranean to search for and explore hydrocarbon deposits.