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CORRECTING and REPLACING Saudi Aramco and Engie Confirm Sponsorship of 2016 World Energy Congress, Istanbul

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In the second paragraph, the list of confirmed speakers has been amended.

The corrected release reads:

SAUDI ARAMCO AND ENGIE CONFIRM SPONSORSHIP OF 2016 WORLD ENERGY CONGRESS, ISTANBUL

The 2016 World Energy Congress is taking place in Istanbul, 9-13 October 2016

With less than six months to go until the opening of the 2016 World Energy Congress, which is taking place in Istanbul between 9th and 13th October, we are delighted to confirm that a broad range of partners from right across the energy spectrum have confirmed their exhibition space. These partners include Saudi Aramco, Sonatrach, ITER, Engie and Qatar Petroleum.

The World Energy Congress is regarded as the most influential and inclusive gathering of senior leaders from all segments of the energy community and is attracting speakers with global reputations from senior figures in politics, business and academia. To date 176 speakers have already been confirmed, including Fatih Birol (IEA), Bob Dudley (BP), Seung – Hoon Lee (KOGAS), Strive Masiyiwa (Econet) and many more.

Hasan Murat Mercan, President of the Turkish Member Committee, World Energy Congress commented: “We are delighted to have such a high calibre of organisations joining us as speakers and exhibitors. The Congress is an excellent platform for all companies and organisations in the sector to come together, network, share ideas and collaborate on the future challenges and opportunities.

“Turkey is positioned at the crossroads of the most important energy markets at a time of profound global change in the energy debate, and it is an honour to host the 23rd World Energy Congress.”

The early bird registration discount is available until 30th April. Click here to register.

For more information on the World Energy Congress and speakers, click here: http://www.wec2016istanbul.org.tr/ .

Notes to Editors:

About the World Energy Congress

The triennial World Energy Congress has gained recognition since the its event in 1923 as the premier global forum for leaders and thinkers to debate solutions to energy issues. In addition to the discussions, the event provides an opportunity for executives to display their technologies and explore business opportunities.

For more information about the World Energy Congress 2016 and to register, visit: http://wec2016istanbul.org.tr/

Follow the Congress at @WECongress for regular updates.

About the World Energy Council

Founded in 1923, the World Energy Council is the only truly global and inclusive forum for thought-leadership and tangible engagement committed to our sustainable energy future. Our network of 93 national committees represents over 3000 member organisations including governments, industry and expert institutions. Our mission is to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all. The World Energy Congress is the world's premier energy gathering.

Contact information

For media opportunities contact:
Grayling
Roisin Miller
roisin.miller@grayling.com
+44 (0) 207 592 7922
or
For sponsorship opportunities contact:
ITE
Simon Marshall
Simon.Marshall@ite-exhibitions.com
+44 (0) 207 596 5147

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