Turkey launches Lake Tuz storage facility

By Staff reporter 13 February 2017

The Lake Tuz underground gas storage facility in south central Anatolia was opened on Friday during a ceremony attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Located 1,400 metres below the lake, it consists of 12 artificial caverns, each with a capacity of 630-750 thousand cubic metres (Mcm)for an overall capacity of 44 Mcm/d. The World Bank has also stated its intention to invest in the project.

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