Publisher: West Sands Advisory Limited
The energy sector in Turkey plays a crucial role in the country’s domestic and foreign policies. Its increasing population, and its geopolitical situation, makes the energy sector crucial for political stability and national security. Its control, therefore, is an issue of priority for the government. Control over energy enables the ruling elite to distribute resources to the informal networks surrounding (and propping) them. This report details the oil and natural gas markets in Turkey from the perspective of power players and power plays.