Bee-Eaters and Hoop-Hoops: Arabia on the Wing

Bee-Eaters and Hoop-Hoops: Arabia on the Wing

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Saudi Arabia has four times as many species of birds per square mile of territory as does the United States. Whenever I point this out to a fellow American, they refuse to believe me. They simply can’t imagine that a desert country like the Kingdom could possibly match the USA...

George Yeung Retires from Saudi Aramco After 28 Years

George Yeung Retires from Saudi Aramco After 28 Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dhahran — After 28 years with Saudi Aramco, Upstream Ventures Special Projects Division principal professional George Yeung has retired. Born in Hong Kong, Yeung and his wife, Cynthia, have three children — Jason, Jennifer and Jordan — and four grandchildren — Riley, Darcy, Preston, and Hunter.

Pilgrims Arrive in Saudi Arabia for Journey of a Lifetime

Pilgrims Arrive in Saudi Arabia for Journey of a Lifetime

BY Arab News / /

In Madinah, pilgrims are being provided with all they need for their convenience and care, under the direct supervision of Prince Faisal bin Salman, governor of Madinah, and Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal, deputy governor of the region.

Welcome Eveleigh Rose Shaner

Welcome Eveleigh Rose Shaner

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramco Annuitants Kim and Dave Shaner are pleased to announce the birth of their fifth grandchild, Eveleigh Rose Shaner, born on Sunday, June 24th, 2018. Proud and happy parents are Josh and Ashleigh Shaner.

Dimensions International Summer 2018

Dimensions International Summer 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Metab Y. Otaif, a diver with the Marine Department’s Underwater Inspection and Repair Unit, signals that he is ready to take the plunge into the Arabian Gulf.

Saudi Aramco, Mazda Motor Corporation and AIST Collaborate to Develop The World’s Most Advanced Engine/ Fuel Combination

Saudi Aramco, Mazda Motor Corporation and AIST Collaborate to Develop The World’s Most Advanced Engine/ Fuel Combination

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Technologies Company (a Saudi Aramco company), Mazda and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) today announced a cooperative research program to develop advanced engine/fuel combinations, with potential for meaningful improvements in engine efficiency and CO2 reductions assessed on a well-to-wheel basis.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 8, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 8, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The day after her removal from the wild in December 2011, Borneo Rhino Alliance (bora) veterinarian Zainal Zahari Zainuddin gently and cautiously began a socialization process to help Puntung, a 14-year-old female, adapt to the Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Malaysian Borneo. Until her death last year from cancer, she was one of only three Sumatran rhinos in Malaysia.

Saudi Aramco Resumes Oil Shipments Through Bab-El-Mandeb

Saudi Aramco Resumes Oil Shipments Through Bab-El-Mandeb

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco will resume its oil shipments through Bab-El-Mandeb Strait with immediate effect. The Company will continue to monitor the situation and remain ready to take necessary actions in efforts to constantly ensure the safety and reliability of supply to its customers through its wide network which has the flexibility to export oil through multiple ports.

NED69ers Mini Reunion - July 28, 2018

NED69ers Mini Reunion - July 28, 2018

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Engr. Ghulam Shabbir Chishty hosted a dinner party for Engr. Naheed Ghazanfar who was hospitalized and now recovered from her sickness. The party was arranged at GS Chishty residence at Whitby, Canada on July 28, 2018.

Salukis: A Gift from Allah

Salukis: A Gift from Allah

BY Aramco ExPats / /

In May of this year, AXP published an article, “A Street Called Straight,” featuring Bert Seal and his amazing corpus of work dating from his years working as a photographer for Aramco. Bert snapped a treasure trove of priceless images documenting the history of the company, the country, and the people of Arabia.

See the Schedule of Events for Austin Hafla 2018

See the Schedule of Events for Austin Hafla 2018

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Austin Hafla 2018 is just around the corner. Registration ended August 1st, but if you missed the deadline, send us your Registration information by PDF or phone this week along with a photo of your payment and we will add you to our 'official' list. We want everyone to join us this September.

Aramcon Tackles World’s Toughest Foot Race

Aramcon Tackles World’s Toughest Foot Race

BY The Arabian Sun / /

During springtime, the salt plains of southern Morocco’s Sahara Desert glisten to white-hot temperatures of more than 40 degrees Celsius, and for six days in April, hard-edged “Marathon des Sables” participants daringly race across 251 kilometers of its shimmering plains, adjoining sand dunes and rocky jebels.

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 9

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 9

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Shaikh Amin, retired chief photographer of Aramco, recently traveled to Lahore, Pakistan where he visited friends he has known since his Aramco days. In this photo, Shaikh Amin joins the family of the late Syed Yousaf Shah whose son, Engr. Naushad Yousaf Shah stands on the right.

New State-of-the-art Well Control School Launched

New State-of-the-art Well Control School Launched

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A new state-of-the-art facility recently launched by our Drilling and Workover (D&WO) Training Division has doubled the number of participants the organization can bring in to meet Saudi Aramco’s demand, all while enhancing the learning experience and exceeding international standards in well control training.

Truck Art v. Kandy-Kolored Streamlined Babies

Truck Art v. Kandy-Kolored Streamlined Babies

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Nearly half a century ago—in its March/April 1969 edition, to be exact—Saudi Aramco World published an article titled “Gaily Go the Lorries.” The piece was written by Fuad Rayess, General Supervisor at the time of the Arabic Press and Publications Division of Aramco’s Public Relations Department.

A Statement by Saudi Aramco on Today’s Attack on Two Bahri Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Transporting the Company’s Crude Oil

A Statement by Saudi Aramco on Today’s Attack on Two Bahri Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Transporting the Company’s Crude Oil

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

As confirmed a short while ago by the Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, H.E. Khalid Al-Falih, two Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), each with a two million barrels capacity, operated by the Saudi National Shipping Company, Bahri, and transporting Saudi Aramco crude oil were attacked by terrorist Houthi militia this morning in the Red Sea. One of the ships sustained minimal damage. No injuries nor oil spill have been reported.