The trade volume of Turkey's spot natural gas market increased by 176% to 8.51 million Turkish liras on Thursday, Turkey's Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) data showed on Friday.
Total trade on Wednesday amounted to 3.08 million liras.
On Thursday's spot market, 1,000 cubic meters of natural gas cost 1,458 liras, while the total natural gas trade volume amounted to 5.84 million cubic meters.
Turkey received 134.92 million cubic meters of pipeline gas on Thursday.
US$1 equals 6.45 Turkish liras at 1109 GMT on Friday.
By Gulsen Cagatay