Tehran, Jan 31, IRNA — Turkey announced that it will import 10 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas in 2015, around one-fifth of the country’s total gas imports, from neighboring Iran.
Turkish news website Daily Sabah reported that Ankara will import one-fifth of its gas from Iran, and the rest from Russia, Republic of Azerbaijan, Algeria and Nigeria.
Gas consumption has been increasing in Turkey because of the country’s developing economy and industry, and its population growth.
Turkey uses most of the natural gas for its electricity sector, which accounts for nearly half of the country’s natural gas consumption. The industrial and residential sectors each account for approximately 20 percent.
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