2002 - 2005
Acting Operator
  • S. Fatih Alpay founded Arar as sole operator of the EPIC Gocerler Gas Field Project for ASX listed Amity Oil in the Thrace Basin
  • It’s success became a milestone in Turkish exploration history recognised with numerous industry awards:
  • Gocerler 3 well tested to 32MM scfd flow, still a record to date in Turkey
  • 9 out of 11 wells commercially successful in previously dropped licences
  • Amity Turkey was sold to Zorlu Enerji for $42M
2005 - 2015

Upon exiting Amity Turkey, Arar focused on international service operations and extensive exploration activities in Turkey

Services Operations

  • Drilling services provided to Operators in Texas, US, Iraq, Albania, Georgia, Afghanistan and Turkey
  • 2D/3D seismic equipment used for local exploration
  • Clients include Amity Oil, Hunt Oil, JKX, Perenco, Gulf Keystone, OMV, USAID and Transatlantic and Euroka Energy

Exploration Activities

  • Arar became leading private acreage holder in Turkey after TPAO (National Oil Company) with 2.8 MM acres and 20+ exploration licences
  • Successful discoveries in Central Anatolia, South East Turkey and East Mediterranean onshore Turkey
2015 - present
  • Currently operating a portfolio of Production Leases. Oil and gas production assets are concentrated in Central Anatolia, South East Turkey and East Mediterranean onshore Turkey
  • Awarded 2015 and 2016 Golden Barrel by Turkey Energy Summit
  • Second largest oil producer in Turkey after the national oil company, TPAO
  • Exploration continues in carefully selected licences across Turkey