Turkey's natural gas imports decreased by 13.8 percent in November from a year earlier, according to the Turkish energy watchdog's data.
Imports fell to 4.70 billion cubic meters (bcm) from 5.45 bcm in November 2017, Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) said in its monthly natural gas market report.
The country imported 3.63 bcm of natural gas via pipeline, while 1.06 bcm was purchased as LNG in November this year, EMRA's data shows.
Turkey's total gas consumption decreased by almost 21.4 percent to 4.09 bcm in November this year from 5.21 bcm in November 2017.
The amount of natural gas in storage increased by nearly 15.7 percent to 3.36 bcm in November 2018 from 2.9 bcm in previous year.
Gas production rose to 38.7 million cubic meters (mcm) over the same period, up from 28 mcm in October 2017.
By Muhsin Baris Tiryakioglu