Related Articles
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

Turkey's preparations for WEC 2016 underway

The country was named as the host of the congress last November

Istanbul's preparations to host the 2016 World Energy Congress are already under way, Turkish representatives of the World Energy Council (WEC) said yesterday. The WEC General Assembly named Istanbul as the host city for the congress when it met in Monaco last November. Süreyya Yücel Özden, the chairman of the WEC’s Turkish National Committee, said Turkey was very happy to have won.“The Bosphorus is a precious jewel which will form the backdrop for a wide range of social activities as well as technical events.Whoever comes to Istanbul in 2016 will have the feeling of spending a week in a different world,” he said. Özden said that hosting the congress had significant political and economic

Also in this section
Red Washington, greener states
26 June 2017
Market forces will keep hurting coal, strengthening gas and supporting renewables—whatever Trump thinks about climate science
Saudi Arabia gets a new next king
21 June 2017
Mohammed bin Salman will have a free hand as the next Saudi king but faces formidable domestic and regional hurdles. Oil policy is one
Arab oil states: the devil's in Opec's data
20 June 2017
The group's latest figures show Gulf oil states' earnings have plummeted, while the region's population keeps rising