AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 22, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 22, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was more than 100 years ago that a German archeologist named Ernst Sellin began excavations at Tel Balata, an archeological mound near the city of Nablus in Palestine’s West Bank. The mound, or tell, as archeologists call it, proved to be the site of a large Bronze Age city with stone fortifications, monumental gates and a temple with walls five meters thick.

SAEEA 22nd Reunion

SAEEA 22nd Reunion

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 22nd Reunion on January 05, 2020 at Hotel Mehran, Karachi, Pakistan.

Saudi Aramco Hosts IPTC with Record Participation

Saudi Aramco Hosts IPTC with Record Participation

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco concluded the 12th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), the largest international oil and gas conference, which took place in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The conference attracted record particpation of over 18,000 attendees and over 1,200 organizations from over 70 countries around the world, as well as over 250 exhibiting companies.

Campouts and Flubber Pancakes: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

Campouts and Flubber Pancakes: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

BY Rick Snedeker / /

Growing up in Dhahran, I was trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. Except maybe for obedient, thrifty and, almost certainly, brave. As a Boy Scout, after all, I took our Scout Law seriously. Sort of.

Amin Nasser Named Energy Executive of the Year

Amin Nasser Named Energy Executive of the Year

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser has been named the Energy Intelligence Energy Executive of the Year for 2020. Nasser, who is the 24th winner of the highly prestigious award, received the most votes from past winners and top global industry executives.

Celebrating 30 Years of Marriage

Celebrating 30 Years of Marriage

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Congratulations to Patrick and Kelly Hermes on 30 years of marriage. Patrick and Kelly were married on January 8th, 1990. They have two daughters, ages 25 and 29, who are both married and living in the U.S.

JHAH Wellbeing Magazine - Winter 2020

JHAH Wellbeing Magazine - Winter 2020

BY Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare / /

We are proud to bring you the Winter edition of our Wellbeing Magazine. Discover new services and the latest health and wellness news, all available at the click of a button.

Taking in the Wonder of Al-‘Ula and Madain Salih

Taking in the Wonder of Al-‘Ula and Madain Salih

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Gathered outside Gate 34 in Dhahran on Friday, 145 fortunate Saudi Aramco employees and dependents were about to go on a memorable day trip. Organized by the Corporate Affairs’ events team, the group was being taken to see the many archaeological treasures of Al-‘Ula in the northwest area of Saudi Arabia.

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2019

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2019

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

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.

Shabeel A. Khan Weds Sahrish T. Saleem

Shabeel A. Khan Weds Sahrish T. Saleem

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Shabeel Ahmed Khan married Sahrish Tabassum Saleem on Friday 27th December 2019 in Karachi, Pakistan. Shabeel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Shafiq Ahmed Khan, Badge No. 73789 who is the Joint Secretary of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA). Sahrish is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Muhammad Saleem.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Winter 2019

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Winter 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology is published quarterly by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to provide the company’s scientific and engineering communities a forum for the exchange of ideas through the presentation of technical information aimed at advancing knowledge in the hydrocarbon industry.

Come Join Us at Hafla 2020

Come Join Us at Hafla 2020

BY Aramco ExPats / /

See the January 6th list of hotel registrations (listed as the name under which the reservation was made) at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs. When your 2020 Aramco Annuitants Hafla Reunion registration and payment are completed, you become an official attendee. See you in September!

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

BY Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia / /

The Mission advises the American community in Saudi Arabia of the heightened risk of missile and drone attacks. In the past, regional actors hostile to Saudi Arabia have conducted missile and drone attacks against both civilian and military targets inside the Kingdom.

Holiday Season in Dhahran: A Month of Culture, Warmth, and Wonder

Holiday Season in Dhahran: A Month of Culture, Warmth, and Wonder

BY Anushka Bose / /

Christmas season in Dhahran is no ordinary tale — it’s the time of the year the cookie-cutter box homes are carefully decorated with lights, decorations, and wreaths. The vibe of the ExPat town is full of life and energy...

Death in the Afternoon: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

Death in the Afternoon: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

BY Rick Snedeker / /

Tragedy seemed somehow inappropriate in perpetually sunny Dhahran, like the sudden death of a child on a bright, carefree afternoon. Indeed, only rarely did the horsemen of private apocalypse deign to descend on our community.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 8, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 8, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Septimius Severus, who ruled the Roman Empire from 193 to 211 ce, dedicated this triumphal arch in 203 ce at a crossroads in his home city of Leptis Magna, on the coast of modern Libya, where his family ran profitable olive farms.