TPAO was founded in 1954 by Law No. 6327 with the responsibility of being involved in hydrocarbon exploration, drilling, production, refinery and marketing business as Turkey's sole national company. Since its foundation, TPAO has spent pioneering efforts on all the branches of petroleum industry and realized significant and strategic investments succesfully within the frame of rights granted by the related law. Until 1983, as an integrated oil company, it was engaged in all the activity fields of oil industry from exploration to production, from production to refinery, from refinery to marketing and transportation. Today, TPAO is national oil company involved in merely upstream (exploration, drilling & production) sector.
Sector: Oil & Energy
Year Established: 1954