The drive by Turkey's Ministry of Energy & Natural Resources to meetTurkey's goals for energy self-sufficiency by 2023 has been steadily gainingpace. The Turkish oil and gas industry has been discussing this issue withtheir foreign counterparts at events such as Oil & Gas Expansion Turkey, asummit which will be held in Ankara from 20-23 September. Lending itspartnership to the event is the Turkish Association of Petroleum Geologists(TAPG), and industry heavy-weights like Mehmet Uysal, President & CEO ofTurkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi (TPAO), Turkey's national oil and gascompany, will be sharing their strategies and plans to ensure the goal ofself-sufficiency is achieved.
Mr. Uysal will be highlighting TPAO's exploration activities and newexpansions during his keynote address. Other distinguished speakers includeministerial representatives driving Turkey's oil and gas initiatives andleading industry stakeholders, including BOTAS, International Energy Agency,IGDAS, International Finance Corporation and Deloitte.
"IQPC is pleased to be working in partnership with the TurkishAssociation of Petroleum Geologists (TAPG) on this important summit," saysSymon Rubens, Managing Director of IQPC Middle East. "With the involvementofindustry leaders such as Mr. Mehmet Uysal of TPAO and Mr. Ismail Bahtiyar ofthe TAPG, the summit is the ideal meeting place for thought-leaders in theoil and gas sector both in Turkey and globally to share strategies and forgethe partnerships which will ultimately lead to the achievement of Turkey'senergy goals."