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Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Berat ALBAYRAK opened the FSRU (Floating LNG Storage and Gasification Unit) terminal in BOTAŞ Dörtyol.

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat ALBAYRAK, Director of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih DÖNMEZ, Hatay Governor Erdal ATA, Hatay Deputies Hacı Bayram TÜRKOĞLU, Orhan KARASAYAR, Mehmet ÖZTÜRK, Adem YEŞİLDAL, BOTAŞ General Manager Burhan ÖZCAN, Provincial Directorate of Energy and Natural Resources Police Chief Kamil KARABÖRK, Botaş International President Erdoğan TOZAN, General Manager of TEMSAN İbrahim TOPRAK, District Governors, District Mayors and many senior managers attended at the inaugural ceremony in 07.02.2018.

ALBAYRAK, reminding last year Aliağa in İzmir of commissioning of Turkey's first FSRU terminal with the participation of the President and Prime Minister of Republic of Turkey, expressed his thanks to everyone who laboured day and night, and continued;

"We started laying the critical building blocks at the security of energy supply, one by one in Turkey. We commission here in Dörtyol, Hatay, the second FSRU terminal of Turkey which we proudly heralded on every platform. We present a facility with such a record size along with its capacity to the service of our nation. This facility, with 263 thousand cubic meters of LNG storage capacity as of the world's largest, is very crucial in terms of energy supply security in Turkey, and as the one with a daily capacity of min 15 million up to 20 milion cubic meters of liquefied gasification, and with volumes in the form of 167 million cubic meters of LNG, it is a great deal on top of the world standards..may it be auspicious!” he said.

Berat ALBAYRAK, who made the opening after he spoke, later took a souvenir photo with the workers of Botas-Dörtyol FSRU Terminal.