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Turkey Energy Minister Yildiz said Turkey produces 190 million barrels of oil from oil-wells in southeastern region.
Turkey has produced 190 million barrels of oil for last 40 years from 500 oil-wells in the southeastern province of Adiyaman.
Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said on Tuesday that Adiyaman fulfilled 25 percent of whole oil requirement of Turkey.
"Worth of 3.6 million barrels of oil is 400 million USD. It might consider insufficient but it is very pivotal and worthful figure for us. Almost thousand people has been employed here. In last 40 years, 190 million barrels of oil has produced, and its worth is approximately 20 billion USD. We will continue producing," Yildiz told reporters on the occasion of his visit to the city.
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