ANKARA - Turkish Energy & Natural Resources Minister Hilmi Guler said
Tuesday Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) can cooperate with Cuba in
oil and natural gas exploration as it does in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and
"TPAO is eager to join natural gas and oil exploration tenders in
Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico and Ecuador," Guler told reporters after
meeting Marta Lomas Morales, the Cuban minister of foreign investments
and economic cooperation, in capital Ankara.
Guler said the corporation will also carry out researches in Cuba. "We
may cooperate with Cuba in oil and natural gas exploration," he told.
"Turkey will set up a technical team to deal with joint energy projects
with Cuba and it will visit Cuba in coming days," he also said.
On the other hand, Morales said Turkey has a developed energy system,
and two countries have agreed to carry out joint oil and natural gas
explorations and some other joint energy projects.