On September 23rd, 2020, Pat and Al Denyer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Thanks to Covid-19 they spent an uneventful day together enjoying telephone calls from their three children who live in Maryland, California, and The Hague in the Netherlands.
If you've ever peered out from your window or stepped out of your back door for the sole purpose of gaining a better view of a bird, you may have a touch of birder in you. On more than one occasion, Gregory Askew found himself doing just that.
Last year, we marked Saudi Arabia’s National Day less than two weeks after the unprecedented attacks on Aramco’s facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais. It was a defining time in our history as we collectively rose to the challenge, demonstrating our determination as well as our resilience to the world.
Across the Kingdom, various future projects are expanding rapidly toward a bright and prosperous tomorrow. Far from the dry language of numbers, once completed, these projects will be life changing throughout the Kingdom. Some may even shift the map of economy for the entire region.
When we go to a post office, it is usually to mail a letter, buy stamps or maybe pick up a package that has arrived. Few of us give it further thought. Particularly nowadays, when we can easily communicate with our families and friends...
An Aramco research consultant’s work on efforts to mitigate the impacts of black powder in pipelines is receiving global recognition. Black powder is a menace in gas transmission pipelines, which impacts pipeline operations and customers alike by reducing flow and lowers compressor efficiency, and results in increased operating and capital expenditures.
In the early 1970s, hundreds of thousands of gentle desert dhubs of ‘Udhailiyah were blissfully unaware that their stretch of untouched desert was actively being developed into a residential community for Aramco employees and their families.
Tackling challenging research into reservoir monitoring has earned international recognition for EXPEC Advanced Research Center senior geophysical consultant Daniele Colombo.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has recognized Aramco’s Khurais oil facility as a leader in the adoption and integration of cutting-edge technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Khurais is the company’s second facility, after Uthmaniyah Gas Plant, to be included in WEF’s prestigious Global Lighthouse Network.
AramcoWorld, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.
Of the more than two dozen towns named Cairo throughout the United States, Cairos in Illinois, Georgia, West Virginia, New York and Nebraska produced picture postcards during the early 20th century. Today those cards are historical records of the people who looked to Egypt for a name that fit their dreams of civic grandeur.
“Let’s go to Kuwait.” ... “What do you mean?” I asked. ... “We’ll drive to Kuwait on Thursday.” In Steve’s mind, Thursday afternoon would be optimal, as it was the beginning of the weekend, and Fridays were our only full day off...
Aramco chief technology officer Ahmad O. Al-Khowaiter speaks with Wired magazine about our strategy of reducing emissions, technology we’ve created to achieve that, and how the company will look in 50 years.
Faisal A. Al-Hajji has been appointed as the executive director of Community Services, effective September 1, 2020. Al-Hajji joined Saudi Aramco as a participant in the College Degree Program for Non-Employees (CDPNE) in 1992, beginning a career that took him on a journey...
I appreciate Saudi Aramco management for their continuous support of their employees' development towards achieving the required communication and leadership skills by allowing them to not only form a Toastmaster club within the company but also permitting them to attend its meetings during working hours.
Abqaiq, Aramco’s first community, was founded in the 1940s. Since then, many things have changed, but at least one thing that remains is a tree that was planted when the community was founded. The tree, the oldest in the community at about 80 years old, recently received some attention at the hands of Aramco staff.
ExPat life in the Aramco communities is full of contradictions — within all the complexities that surrounded us, from geopolitical turmoil to the rules and regulations that we had to abide by, life was abundantly simple...
Master singer of all three main Mappila musical genres—Mappila pattu, kolkali and duff muttu—Mohamed Haseeb performs with the Kerala-based music and cultural preservation group Vayali in the village of Arangottukara as part of Vayali’s documentation of music along the Bharatappuzha River.
Al and Pat Denyer announce the marriage of their grandson Bryce Jordan Abilez to Caley Merrill on August 22, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, California. Bryce is a recent graduate of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Industrial work wear has historically been designed around male body frames, due to the overwhelming demographic associated with this type of work up until now. With the number of women working in operational roles steadily increasing...