Increased volumes come from 23 wells drilled in Gabar Mountain region, Turkish Petroleum says on social media platform X
Türkiye’s daily oil production in the Gabar region of southeastern Sirnak province has reached 30,000 barrels, the country’s state-owned oil company Turkish Petroleum (TPAO) announced on Monday.
“Record oil production at Gabar, 30,000 barrels per day,” the TPAO said on X.
Türkiye “reached a daily oil production of 30,000 barrels from 23 wells” in recently-discovered fields in the Gabar Mountain region, it added.
The company set its production target as 35,000 bpd for 2023 and 100,000 bpd for 2024.
The country has boosted its efforts for oil and gas exploration activities since 2020. The oil production reached record levels with the newly-discovered reserves in the southeastern Gabar region,bringing the country to its goal of achieving complete energy independence.