Turkey to Import USD 350 Million Worth of LNG from Qatar

December 6, 2013

Turkey will import 350 million U.S. dollars' worth of liquefied natural gas from Qatar to meet its increasing demand this winter, semi-official Anadolu news agency quoted Turkish energy minister as saying December 5, Xinhua has reported.

"We have placed order of five cargoes of natural gas from Qatar to meet Turkey's energy demand for December, January and February. This is an amount worth 350 million dollars," said Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz.

He added that the energy issue tops the agenda of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Qatar.

Copyright: Xinhua, 2013