From the April 30, 1958 edition of The Sun and Flare. An audience estimated at 3,000 attended the second Annual Arabian Horse Day held Friday at the corral. The aim of the annual event is to demonstrate the competitive ability and versatility of the Arabian horse.
From the May 1, 1957 edition of The Sun and Flare. Sudden gusts of winds, reaching a velocity of 52 miles per hour, left a line of uprooted trees, buckled towers, and damaged roofs early Sunday afternoon in Dhahran and the surrounding area.
The Saudi Film Festival, now in its ninth edition, will be held May 4-11 at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) in Dhahran. The festival is one of the most prominent annual initiatives held by the Cinema Association in partnership with Ithra and supported by the Film Commission.
A first shipment of independently-certified low-carbon ammonia has arrived in Japan for use as fuel in power generation. It represents another milestone in the development of this lower-carbon energy solution.
A decade ago, the top 50 global enterprises worldwide by market capitalization featured merely a handful of data-driven companies. Nowadays, data firms predominate: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Meta to name but a few. Moreover, many high-performance businesses, irrespective of sector, have become data companies in their own right.
A high-level delegation from the China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), led by Ma Yongsheng, chairman and secretary of the Leading Party Member Group, was welcomed to Aramco’s headquarters in Dhahran recently by members of the company’s corporate management...
Safety is one of Aramco’s core values, and we are continuously seeking new and innovative ways to improve the safety and well-being of our people. In recognition of annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work (April 28), we take a look at some of our key areas of focus.
From the peak of Cerro Pachón in Chile, the 8.4-meter-wide telescope of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory is set to start scanning the skies this summer. Equipped with the world’s largest digital camera, it will capture images with an unprecedented resolution of 3.2 gigapixels.
The Aramco Retiree Golf Group held their eighth overall and first 2023 event in Ponte Vedra, Florida at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, March 27-31, 2023. It was a fun-filled 5-days of activities including four rounds of golf at TPC Sawgrass Stadium and Dye’s Valley courses, World Golf Village Slammer & Squire, and King & Bear golf courses.
A host of floral and fragrant events and attractions are set to welcome visitors to this year’s Taif Rose Festival. Organized by the Ministry of Culture, the event runs from April 21 to May 5. Taif is regarded as the leading producer of rose fragrances in the Middle East, with about 900 farms producing more than 300 million blooms from March to April every year.
Mosques and historical monuments in Madinah have proved a big hit during the Eid Al-Fitr holidays, attracting huge numbers of visitors. Visiting mosques and monuments is part of the tour program for the millions of visitors Madinah receives a year due to its high religious status as the site of the Prophet’s Mosque, one of the Two Holy Mosques.
Every child deserves the opportunity to explore and learn. In accordance with the company value of citizenship, Ras Tanura Area Producing recently sponsored an educational program for Jubail Orphans Society students to King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) in Dhahran.
From the April 20, 2005 edition of The Arabian Sun. If you want to cash in on the cache of the Saudi Aramco brand, there is now a shop where you can do just that, with the launch of a gift outlet at the Saudi Aramco Exhibit.
Just five months after rebranding and relaunching, Aramco’s Energy Radio has won its first international awards. On April 18 in Las Vegas, the New York Radio Awards Storytellers Gala recognized Energy Radio with a bronze award and a finalist award.
First, some observations about what has and hasn’t changed since I was last in Kingdom in 1990. The first and most obvious change is how women are adapting to increasing freedoms and cultural changes. Women greeted us from behind the immigration desk when we arrived. Women are working.
From the April 18, 1973 edition of The Arabian Sun. Aramco wanted a full-length motion picture that would do justice to the history of the Arabs from the birth of civilisation to the taking of Riyadh by King ‘Abd al-‘Aziz, one that would capture the spirit of Islam on one hand and the excitement of the discovery of oil at Dhahran on the other.
Aramco recently received a prestigious award for significant contributions to advancing Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) research initiatives at the PRCI Research Exchange meeting (REX-2023), held in Houston, U.S.
Focusing on education, society, and sustainability, the national hackathon was a competitive event offering the opportunity to work with experts and learn about technologies such as WhisperAPI and ChatGPT.
Maharat Construction Training Center (MCTC) has inaugurated its new one-year Construction Safety Associate Diploma program, which was developed by Aramco and will be offered by Saudi Arabia’s National Training Centers.
Participants in Aramco’s Apprenticeship Program for Non-employees and Industrial Training Department (ITD) staff prepared and distributed Ramadan and Iftar meals as part of Aramco’s community-related initiatives during the Holy Month.