AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 15, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 15, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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 Takes Part in Saudi Supply Chain Conference

Saudi Aramco Takes Part in Saudi Supply Chain Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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 Signs Agreements for Oil and Gas Megaprojects

Saudi Aramco Signs Agreements for Oil and Gas Megaprojects

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

Asharqia Economic Forum 2017

Asharqia Economic Forum 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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 Woman of the Year: Abeer Olayan

Oil and Gas Woman of the Year: Abeer Olayan

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

Roman Dreams of Life in the Desert

Roman Dreams of Life in the Desert

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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. 

Take Time to Plan for Boarding School Season

Take Time to Plan for Boarding School Season

BY The Arabian Sun / /

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.

Aramco World - November 2017

Aramco World - November 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco World, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.

Mumbai Memories of Arabia

Mumbai Memories of Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 3

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 3

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

Happy 90th Birthday to Marion Rich DeFord

Happy 90th Birthday to Marion Rich DeFord

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

Mapping the Red Sea

Mapping the Red Sea

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 01, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 01, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

Arabian Return Chapter XXXIII: Work - The Biggest Change of All

Arabian Return Chapter XXXIII: Work - The Biggest Change of All

BY Colleen Wilson / /

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".

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.