The trade volume of Turkey's spot natural gas market increased by 144.30% to 12.85 million Turkish liras on Saturday, Turkey's Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) data showed on Sunday.
Total trade on Friday amounted to 5.26 million liras.
On Saturday's spot market, 1,000 cubic meters of natural gas cost 1,481 liras, while the total trade volume of natural gas amounted to 8.67 million cubic meters.
Turkey received 199.33 million cubic meters of pipeline gas on Saturday.
US$1 equals 5.98 Turkish liras on Sunday at 1236 GMT
By Muhsin Baris Tiryakioglu