On September 27, 1822, 31-year-old Egyptologist and philologist Jean-François Champollion stood before the members of Paris’s Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres and proclaimed that “after 10 years of intensive research … we can finally read the ancient monuments.”
Saudi Aramco participated as a strategic sponsor in the Saudi Supply Chain Conference held in Riyadh on November 13-14, 2017 at Al-Faisaliah Hotel. The event was organized by the Ministry of Transportation, under the patronage of HE Dr. Nabeel Al-Amudi.
Saudi Aramco today signed agreements with several oil and gas service contractors for oil and gas megaprojects designed to enhance the company’s energy sustainability, diversify the economy, expand gas production, and localize domestic content. The agreements are valued at nearly $4.5 billion in total.
Saudi Aramco showcased today a strategic model for supporting the contracting industry at Asharqia Economic Forum 2017. The event kicked off on Wednesday evening at Sheraton Hotel in Dammam under the patronage of HRH Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Amir of the Eastern Province.
Oil and Gas Middle East and Refining and Petrochemicals Middle East recently held its eighth annual award ceremony to recognize excellence in Middle East upstream and downstream industries. Abeer Olayan, a petroleum scientist at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) who develops new materials for drilling fluids and cementing, was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the oil and gas industry.
Over the years, we have been fortunate to feature the profiles of Aramco annuitants and brats from many different countries. This week, for the first time, we have the honor of profiling an ex-Aramcon from Italy, Annibale Bernardeschi, Badge Number 96147.
Several Saudi Aramco Annuitants reunite at Katherine Lavenue and Christopher Morrow’s wedding, July 15, 2017, in Oklahoma City.
The beauty of any journey is that no two people’s experiences will be the same, and every journey needs a plan. As students and their parents begin to plan for boarding school selections, getting from point A to point B is never as simple as the line that denotes it.
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The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on November 01, 2017 at Ghulam Qutubuddin House.
That weekend on Thursday and Friday, November 10th and 11th, 1977, we went to a Fall Art Show in the Am Nakhl Golf Club House, and a Sorority going away party for Mary Lou and Chet Love at the home of Julie and Walter Busby.
Saudi Aramco participated as sponsor and “Knowledge Partner” in the ASIS Middle East 2017 event organized by the International Society for Industrial Security in the Middle East, at The Ritz Carlton Bahrain Hotel, from 5-7 November 2017.
The port city of Mumbai in India was originally cobbled together from seven separate islands over 1,000 years ago, forming a part of the Kingdom of Ashoka. For hundreds of years, it was known by the name given to it by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century, Bombay.
Shaikh Amin, retired chief photographer of Aramco, is currently on his yearly tour of the USA to attend the annual Photographic Society of America conference and spend time with his family. In this photo, the family of the late Raja Ghulam Ali Khan poses with Shaikh.
Daughter, Lisa Rich Hunter, shares the announcement of her mother Marion Rich DeFord's upcoming 90th birthday on November 6, 2017. On behalf of all Aramco ExPats, we wish Marion a very happy birthday.
“Empower, Engage, and Elevate” were the three key words on the minds of those who attended the Leadership Excellence for Women Awards and Symposium (LEWAS) recently in Bahrain.
Saudi Aramco undertakes an unprecedented geological task on the Kingdom’s West Coast as we look to first understand, and then uncover, the treasures buried beneath the waters of the Red Sea.
A fennec fox, the sand and stars, a baobab tree and a lad whose scarf unwinds to the length of a tagelmust, the face-covering turban worn by the nomads in the Sahara, are just some of the images that readers hold dear after finishing The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
I didn't realize it then, but that was to be my last week of freedom for a while. Jeanine King was still in the hospital so she requested I help out at Community Maintenance until she could return. Her boss, Art Spitzer, called to make the offer on Saturday, October 22nd, and when I asked when he would need me he said, "yesterday".
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