Salihe Kaya received her BA in Economics from Marmara University in 2012. She is currently pursuing M.A degree in Social Sciences at Yıldırım Beyazıt University. Her main research interests are energy, economic growth, development and R&D. She has been working as a research assistant at Economic and Social Studies department of SETA Foundation.
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.
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.