In the statement made by Boru Hatları ve Petrol Taşıma AŞ (BOTAŞ), it was stated that a historical natural gas export agreement was signed between BOTAŞ and the Hungarian state company MVM CEEnergy in line with Turkey’s strategic goals in the field of energy and its vision to become the central country in natural gas.
In the statement, at the ceremony held in Hungary yesterday, under the auspices of Energy and Natural Resources Minister Alparslan Bayraktar and Hungarian Ministry of Energy’s Public Administration Undersecretary and MVM CEEnergy Chairman Gabor Czepek, BOTAŞ General Manager and Chairman of the Board Burhan Özcan and MVM CEEnergy Senior Manager. It was reported that Laszlo Fritsch signed it.
“It will also make a significant contribution to Europe’s energy supply security”
In the statement, it was stated that natural gas shipments from Turkey to Hungary are expected to start from next year, and it was stated that the agreement includes cooperation on the use of Turkey’s LNG infrastructure and natural gas storage facilities of the two countries within the framework of their common interests.
In the statement, “BOTAŞ, which is the guarantee of our country’s natural gas supply security, will also make a significant contribution to the energy supply security of Europe with the agreement, which is a first in the export of natural gas through pipelines to a European country that does not have a border with Turkey.”
Turkey signed an agreement with Bulgaria in January to export 1.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually for 13 years.