If you are a student, staff or parent of Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools (formerly known as Saudi Aramco School), we invite you to share a few specific memories, photos or videos, and a brief description. The themes for the anniversary are Community, Diversity, Service, and Excellence.
Recently, AramcoExPats launched a series on the Seven Wonders of Arabia with a visit to the monumental Nabataean rock edifices of Madâin Sâlih—also known as Al Hijr—20 or so miles northeast of the municipality of Al Ula in Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah Province. Here we continue our journey...
Following their mounted leader, a herd of camels parade along the racecourse at the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, which has drawn more than 300,000 spectators over 28 days.
A World Leader in Digital Transformation, Saudi Aramco Takes Part in Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference in Jeddah
Saudi Aramco was strategic sponsorship of the 8th Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference (SASG 2018) held December 11-13, 2018 in Jeddah under the theme “Smart Energy for Sustainable Development,” under the patronage of His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources.
I’m about eight and have ten riyals to buy Christmas presents for my family. No problem.
Saudi Aramco Recognized for its Innovative Project Management at Dubai International Project Management Forum
Saudi Aramco was awarded the Hamdan Bin Mohammad Award for Innovative Project Management for the completion of Phase 1 of its Master Gas System (MGS) Expansion project. The project employed a wide range of efficiency practices to deliver phase 1 of the project before schedule and under budget.
HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz today broke ground on the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), located in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province. SPARK is a 50-square-kilometer energy city megaproject which will position Saudi Arabia as a global energy, industrial and technology hub. The first phase of the development will be completed by 2021.
The Galveston Bay Foundation recently honored the volunteer efforts of Aramco Services Company (ASC) with its “Guardian of the Bay” award. This award recognizes ASC’s “leadership, work, and commitment for the betterment of Galveston Bay.”
Daniel A. Mc Areavey of the Ras Tanura Shared Services Department has retired after 37 years of service with Saudi Aramco.
Mohammad Javed Sajid, a planning and programs analyst with the Hardh Gas Plant has retired after 37 years of service with Saudi Aramco.
Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization (RAWO) was established in April 2013 in a small house in Korangi, under the supervision of Col (R) Javed Majid, assisted by Qari Saifullah. The aim of RAWO is to uplift the poor people economically: raise education standards, support financially, increase their earning capacity and provide platform to excel further.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on December 08, 2018 at Kamal Farooqi’s office.
As a business strategy, localization can be right on the money, delivering reliability plus cost and time efficiencies to the bottom line. But the real power of local content development lies in its ability to add value beyond corporate borders, with a competitive boost to local and regional economies. Spurring a ripple effect of job creation, workforce development, technology transfer and local manufacturing, it can even be transformative.
In February of last year, AramcoExPats featured one of the most enthusiastic annuitants we’ve had the honor of writing about in our 16 years of publishing, Greek-born Iro Smith. Iro’s great Arabian adventure began in 1982 when she and her husband Ron, a civil engineer...
Aramcons the world over were greatly saddened this past week by the news of the passing of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, at the age of 94. Those of us who were living and working in Saudi Arabia at the time remember with deep appreciation the dramatic and decisive steps President Bush took in 1990–91 during the First Gulf War as leader of the coalition that drove the forces of Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait and ended a dire existential threat to the Kingdom itself.
The sun has long been considered the engine of life — the element that nourishes and gives energy. Some studies even show that the weather has a significant effect on our mood, our outlook, and our degree of happiness or sadness.
Saudi Aramco’s top girls soccer team earned a hard-fought championship at the annual Eastern Province Women’s Soccer Invitational Nov. 9 and 10, paving the way for the next tournament in Europe.
Thousands of visitors recently flocked to the King’s Park area for the 2018 Festival of Colors, the Saudi Aramco Employees Association’s annual fall festival.
Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.
Through the years, Aramco has valued and supported the people in its service less like employees and more like cherished members of an extended family. Witness the extraordinary health care services they long have offered ExPats and their families, delivered by world-class...