The analysis examines the National Energy and Mining Policy of Turkey along the lines of security of supply, indigenization, and foreseeable market. It concentrates on the goals and objectives of this policy.
As an emerging economy, Turkey also has faced an increase in energy consumption in the last few decades, especially due to a growth in population and economic expansion. Over the last decade, Turkey has been the second country, after China, in terms of gas and electricity demand growth.
In order to become a central country in energy trade, it is first necessary for Turkey to reduce natural gas import dependence on a handful of countries. With LNG trading, Turkey will be able to achieve this independence.