Turkey to develop oil fields in Afghanistan

Turkish Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said that the Afghan government allowed Turkey’s petroleum company TPAO to take part in development of its oil fields, Trend reports.

Wahidullah Shahrani, Afghan Minister for Oil and Mining, said that Afghanistan had oil and gas fields.

TPAO and Dragon Oil (UAE) will start drilling exploration wells on the Afghan-Tajik Field in the northern part of Afghanistan.

Adapted from Vestnik Kavkaza