Calgary, Canada- Valeura Energy Inc. (TSXV:VLE) says it has bought an interest in the Edirne exploration licence in Turkey's main natural gas producing region for $3.1 million, expanding its presence in the country. The Calgary-based company says it will own a 35 per cent interest in the licence, which covers land in the Thrace Basin, the main natural gas producing region of Turkey. It bought the stake from Edirne Enerji Petrol Arama Uretim Ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, a wholly-owned affiliate of Australia's Otto Energy Ltd. The deal is expected to close around Dec. 22.
- Published in Turkey