TP At A GLANCE > Our History

MILESTONES OF 60 YEARS

Batman Refinery was founded

1953

TP was founded with 150 Million TL capital on 12 December 1954.

1954

First discovery of TP GERMİK-1

1958

Batman Petrol Spor

1958

First District Management was founded

1959

İPRAŞ was founded

1960

Secondary Production Methods initiated to be implemented

1960

The biggest oil reserve of Turkey Batı Raman Field

1961

TP fuel stations were founded

1963

Tuzla camp was put into service

1963

PETKİM was founded

1965

ISILİT Ltd. was founded

1965

İPRAGAZ was founded

1966

Toğrağın Kanı movie was shot

1966

Inauguration of first pipeline (Batman-Dörtyol, İskenderun)

1967

Aliağa Refinery (İzmir) was founded

1967

Research and  ve Etude Project (Gölbaşı) was founded

1967

Annual Production exceeded 1 Million barrels

1968

TP Batman Orchestra won Golden Microphone

1968

TÜMAŞ was founded

1969

Offshore explorations commenced, PAYAS-1

1970

First natural gas is discovered, Hamitabat

1970

First oil discovery in Adıyaman, Adıyaman-2

1971

İGSAŞ was founded

1971

İPRAŞ is totally devolved to TP

1971

Adıyaman-Sarıl pipeline was put into operation

1972

Data process center was founded

1973

DİTAŞ was foudned

1974

Research Center was founded

1974

BOTAŞ was founded

1974

ADAŞ was founded

1974

Kıbrıs Türk Petrolleri Ltd.Şti. was founded

1974

ISILİTAŞ was founded

1975

100th barrel in production

1975

Libya Arap- Türk Ortak Mühendislik ve Mimarlık Hizmetleri A.Ş. was founded

1983

Status change in TP and disintegration

1983

“Highest producing company” title in Turkey,

1983

Second District Management. Thrace District Management

1984

TP is 63rd in the biggest companies except USA

1985

Günlük Dinlenme Tesisleri was put into service

1985

Kırıkkale Refinery was founded

1986

Drilling record, 224,392 m. in 123 wells (with 31 wells)

1986

TP expands abroad

1987

TPIC was founded

1988

Modernization in interpretation systems – three dimensional interpretation

1991

Golden year –record in 50 years production- discovery of KARAKUŞ oil field

1991

Adıyaman District Management was founded

1992

TP is in Kazakhstan

1993

Associated Company KTM Ltd. was founded

1993

TP is in Azerbaijan

1993

International Well Control Certificate was given to TP

1997

First production from sea-Kuzey Marmara Field

1997

First oil discovery in West Anatolia - ALAŞEHİR-1

1998

TPIC Oil and Oil Products Trade

1999

K. Marmara and Değirmenköy Underground Natural Gas Storage Project

1999

BTC Project,

1999

SCP Project,

2001

First economical gas discovery in Black Sea - AYAZLI-1

2004

Silivri Natural Gas Storage Facilities

2007

Deepest Well of Turkey, Yuvaköy-1 (7,216 m)

2009

Oil discovery in Libya.

2010

TP is in Iraq

2010

Seismic Ship Barbaros Hayreddin Paşa was purchased

2012

TP is in Russia Federation

2014