The energy-rich Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan ranks fourth globally in terms of asserted natural gas reserves with around 50 trillion cubic metres (tcm), according to the latest announcements of the state energy company Turkmengaz.

The current production is about 75 billion cubic metres (bcm) per year, with plans to increase that total to 230 bcm by 2030.

According to the British accounting company Gaffney, Cline & Associates, Turkmenistan’s largest gas field Galkynysh holds ove...

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