In Turkey natural gas reserves and productions are very small, so, the majority of natural gas is imported from abroad. Due to natural gas crisis in the world and seasonal consumption differences, the construct of underground natural gas storage tanks has become mandatory. In order to increase the energy security of the country, K.Marmara and Degirmenkoy mature natural gas field were evaluated by TPAO and Turkey’s first underground gas storage tanks were built and started to be used for storage in April of 2007 In this study, borders of Değirmenköy (Soğucak) Field was determined by using new 3D seismic studies and the creation of 3D geological model which form the basis of simulation work which will guide the capacity increase study was explained.


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