This good news about the discovery of natural gas reserves in the Black Sea at the same time means a disaster for the environment. Turkey is a country in which environmental protection standards are very low, and it cannot control even this. This project will be the end of the Black Sea.
Two Turkish oil companies were merged under a subsidiary named "beautiful energy," where they make up 6.5 percent of the energy market. TOTAL and M Oil will maintain their branding following the merge.
Turkey's gas stations have lost 60 to 75 percent of sales during the COVID-19 outbreak, daily Sözcü reported April 8. Limitations on intercity bus travels have furthered victimized petroleum workers in Turkey, Union of Gas Station, Petroleum and Gas Employers said.
City utility workers that read water and natural gas meters in Istanbul apartments are facing difficulties as coronavirus fears grow, according to Istanbul Greater City Municipality (IBB) Workers' Association chair Ali Rıza İlhan. He said that the utility workers both face the risk of transmitting the virus to the people in the homes they enter as well as their own families.
Turkey's most recent increase of its special consumption tax on gas and diesel fuel will bring an estimated five billion Turkish Liras of annual income. With a 0,18 TL/litre increase on the tax, it is now 2,52 TL/litre for gas and 2,05 TL/litre for diesel fuel.