Making History for Jazan Region

Making History for Jazan Region

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The completion of Saudi Aramco’s Jazan refinery and terminal mega-project will herald the beginning of a historic new economic era for both the region and the Kingdom, president and CEO Amin Nasser said during a visit last week.

"Dear Folks": Chapter 18

"Dear Folks": Chapter 18

BY Ken Slavin / /

As Ken and Mildred Webster wrap up their long leave over the summer of 1955 – having completed a month-long tour of Scandinavia before returning to Ken’s hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut, to visit relatives and friends for the summer... 

Arabian Return Chapter XXXVII: Kathi and Roy's Departure

Arabian Return Chapter XXXVII: Kathi and Roy's Departure

BY Colleen Wilson / /

That same Friday, February 17th, 1978, there had been the first tournament at Udhailiyah's new golf club, Wadi Al-Saeed Country Club. Although things were going full steam ahead there and he had no more problems with the government, Roy Steindorf had decided he had rather go back to the States than move down there permanently.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 29, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 29, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The “Horoscope of Prince Iskander,” for the grandson of Central Asian ruler Amir Timur (known as Tamerlane), was produced to reflect the alignment of celestial figures upon his birth on April 25, 1384. Like NASA’s modern chart as well as many other depictions of zodiacs through history, it uses a circular planisphere to represent the sky, but it divides it into 12 sections, following the Babylonian astrological zodiac.

Teach Me

Teach Me

BY Tim Barger / /

In retrospect, I’d have to say that Aramco’s school system was superb. The company was fully committed to education even though it was very costly. I admit that I didn’t always pay attention to my teachers, but a few of them made a big difference in my life.

Al-Hasa: A Trip to Previous Times

Al-Hasa: A Trip to Previous Times

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Exploring the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a real opportunity if you wish to travel and have an adventure, even when traveling to well-populated areas.

AramcoWorld Team Wins Seven Prestigious Awards

AramcoWorld Team Wins Seven Prestigious Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The magazine industry’s leading international competition has recognized AramcoWorld for the 10th year in a row — this time with a total of seven editorial and design awards.

Chief Engineer Delivers Keynote at Harvard Business School’s Arab Conference

Chief Engineer Delivers Keynote at Harvard Business School’s Arab Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Nabilah M. Al-Tunisi, Saudi Aramco’s chief engineer, set her focus on the future, sharing news of the company’s direction at the Arab Conference at Harvard 2017. Her keynote address, “Preparing for Tomorrow,” attracted prominent politicians, business professionals, and civic leaders, as well as students from colleges across the region.

Panorama 2017 - Second Issue

Panorama 2017 - Second Issue

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Panorama, published quarterly by Saudi Aramco, highlights many off-job safety issues. It is written for the entire family and is available in Arabic and English. It is distributed free of charge to all readers with an interest in safety. 

Arabian Return Chapter XXXVI: Trips to Riyadh and Bahrain Island

Arabian Return Chapter XXXVI: Trips to Riyadh and Bahrain Island

BY Colleen Wilson / /

We had already made plans to fly to Riyadh on the AEA tour Thursday, February 2nd, 1978, so we caught a bus at the Dining Hall at 5:00 A.M. that morning to the Dhahran Airport local terminal. We flew on a Saudia Air flight to what was the old, original Riyadh Airport.

Songs of Thanks at Thanksgiving

Songs of Thanks at Thanksgiving

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Several years ago, I attended a Thanksgiving dinner at a friend’s home on Mercer Island, a suburb of Seattle. On this special night he was hosting two dozen college exchange students from Denmark. It was the first Thanksgiving for most of them, and they were fascinated by the history and traditions associated with this most American of holidays.

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 5

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 5

BY Aramco ExPats / /

This year on August 3, 2017, I made a brief trip to Toronto, Canada, by train from New York after a gap of 7 years to meet my old friends of Aramco who moved to Canada for permanent settlement after retirement. I stayed with the late Rashid Ahmed’s family who retired in 1988 from Saudi Aramco and moved to Brampton, Canada. I enjoyed my stay with the family very much as in the past.

NED69ers 7th Reunion

NED69ers 7th Reunion

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

NED69ers 7th Reunion was held in Houston, Texas on November 10 - 12 2017. The event was hosted by the local NED69ers Committee headed by Engr. Jawaid Saeedi and assisted by Engr. Abdul Majid Adam and Engr. Moin Khan and their spouses. The host Committee put forth a tremendous effort to host the event.

Saudi Aramco Sponsored and Participated in the 12th ASSE-MEC Professional Development Conference & Exhibition

Saudi Aramco Sponsored and Participated in the 12th ASSE-MEC Professional Development Conference & Exhibition

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco participated as a strategic partner in the 12th Professional Development Conference & Exhibition, organized in coordination with the American Society of Safety Engineers – Middle East Chapter (ASSE - MEC) to discuss a number of subjects in safety, industrial security, and environmental protection from Nov. 19 - 23 under the patronage of HE Lt. Gen Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Bahrain Minister of Interior, at the Gulf Convention Center in Bahrain.