Turkey's electricity production from natural gas decreased to 58.1 terawatt-hours in 2019 from 92.5 terawatt-hours in 2018, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2020 report.
The report showed that Turkey produced 304.8 terawatt-hours of electricity in 2018 with the share of natural gas at around 30.35%.
However, last year Turkey focused on local and renewable energy resources for electricity production.
The country produced 308.5 terawatt-hours of electricity in total in 2019 out of which 114.6 terawatt-hours came from coal and 89.2 terawatt-hours from hydropower plants.
Natural gas followed with 58.1 terawatt-hours and renewable energy resources with 45.3 terawatt-hours.
In 2018, 37.8 terawatt-hours were generated from renewable energy sources.
- UK leads in Europe with electricity from gas
Among European countries, the UK produced the most electricity from natural gas with 132.5 terawatt-hours.
Italy followed with 126.5 terawatt-hours, Spain with 86 terawatt-hours and the Netherlands with 71 terawatt-hours.
According to the report, the country that produced the most electricity in Europe last year was Germany at 612.4 terawatt-hours. The UK followed with 323.7 terawatt-hours.
Turkey took third place among the most electricity-producing countries in Europe with 308.5 terawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer