Superintendent of Transportation
Transportation is the Ras Tanura division responsible for dispatching and operating some 260 pieces of equipment and transporting more than 700,000 passengers a month. Besides doing repairs on all automotive equipment in the district, the division also provides full-time training for 40 Saudi Arab employees and part-time training for 110, all being trained by Aramco as mechanics and drivers. In addition, the division dispenses about 300,000 gallons of fuel and repairs about 500 tires a month.
The largest piece of equipment used by the division is the Kenworth, KW 853. The six-wheel drive giant, which is equipped with an extra large desert radiator, was developed for Aramco through the cooperation of Aramco field engineers and the Kenworth Truck Co.
Transmitting the orders of the day is Cliff Lambert, superintendent of Transportation, a Tennessean with a colorful background. Before joining Aramco eight years ago, Cliff worked for the Mason Dixon Transport Line. His other experiences include the United States Air Corps, work as advisor to the Chinese government, work on aerial supply lines in India and the handling of transportation on the Stillwell Road in upper Assam, India.
October 12, 1955 Sun and Flare
Date contributed: 8/18/2007