Turkish TPAO begins exploratory drilling in North Cyprus
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 26 /Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
The Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has today begun exploratory drilling in the North Cyprus, TRT Haber TV channel reported on Thursday.
Exploration work will be carried out on the Turkyurdu-1 field within three to six months.
After Nicosia began developing the shelf near the shores of the island, Turkey began exploring for oil and gas in the exclusive economic zone of Northern Cyprus along with the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Dervis Eroglu of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) signed an agreement on exploration and production of oil and gas.