According to the Energy Market Regulatory Authority’s natural gas and petroleum market sector reports for November last year, natural gas imports increased by 7.5 percent, reaching 4 billion 433 million 830 thousand cubic meters. Imports of crude oil increased by 12.6 percent and reached 2 million,965 thousand,663 tons.

While the highest natural gas import in November last year came from Russia with 2 billion 302 million 970,000 cubic meters, Azerbaijan followed with 685 million 890,000 cubic meters and Iran with 682 million 580,000 cubic meters.

During this period, 556 million 690 thousand cubic meters of LNG were imported from Algeria.


Gas consumption in private households fell by 26.5 percent

The country’s total natural gas consumption fell by 5 percent annually in November last year, falling to about 3 billion 407 million 530 thousand cubic meters.

Natural gas consumption by the industrial sector amounted to 1 billion 145 million 990 thousand cubic meters, an increase of 10.1 percent. Natural gas consumption in power plants fell by 5.6 percent to 789 million 200,000 cubic meters.​​​​​​​

Natural gas consumption in residential buildings fell by 26.5 percent during this period, reaching 756 million 90,000 cubic meters.


The amount of natural gas supply has been increased

Natural gas reserves in Turkey increased by 1.16 percent in November compared to the same month last year, reaching 5 billion 336 million cubic meters.

5 billion 91 million cubic meters of natural gas reserves are in underground storage facilities and 245 million cubic meters are in LNG terminals.


Oil imports rose by 4.7 percent

Turkey’s total imports of oil and petroleum products increased by 4.7 percent in November last year compared to the same month last year, reaching 4 million 155 thousand 565 tons.

During this period, imports of diesel types fell by 14.8 percent to 782,934 tons.

The remaining part of imports consisted of aviation and marine fuels, types of gasoline and heating oil and other products.

Total imports in November last year increased by 4.7 percent compared to the same month last year and reached 4 million 155 thousand 565 tons.

While the largest import of crude oil and petroleum products came from Russia with 2 million 568 thousand 150 tons, this country was followed by Iraq with 481 thousand 667 tons and Kazakhstan with 421 thousand 314 tons.

On the other hand, gasoline sales in November last year increased by 35.5 percent compared to the same month last year, reaching 344 thousand 32 tons, and diesel sales increased by 8.45 percent, reaching 2 million 219 thousand 935 tons.

Total sales of petroleum products increased by 11 percent and amounted to 2 million 718 thousand 556 tons.


Exports of petroleum products increased by 65 percent

While Turkey’s aviation fuel exports increased by 65 percent in November last year compared to the same month last year, reaching 479,612 tons, maritime fuel exports fell by 55.7 percent, reaching 37,734 tons.

Exports of gasoline types increased by 32.6 percent to 161,000 70 tons and exports of diesel types increased by 61.5 percent to 347,000 482 tons.

Total exports of other products in the oil market increased by 65 percent and reached 1 million 334 thousand 416 tons.

In November last year, compared to the same month last year, the production of diesel types increased by 8.7 percent to 1 million 568 thousand 257 tons, the production of gasoline types increased by 27 percent to 493 thousand 325 tons, and the production of aircraft fuels increased by 51 percent and reached 468,809 tons. Marine fuel production fell 73 percent and was estimated at 26,603 tons.

Total refinery production of petroleum products with other types of fuel increased by about 11.4 percent and reached 3 million 385 thousand 454 tons.

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