With so many things to do at the just-completed reunion in Dhahran, it would have helped if I had been able to clone myself in order to take everything in. Trying to decide which options to choose was perhaps the most difficult task...
Dhahran Hills School launched its first International Day fair to celebrate the diversity of the student body, drawing more than 3,000 visitors. Each of “51 nations” that participated in the fair showcased its characteristic, uniqueness, and culture through food, costumes, posters, artifacts, languages, games, dance, art, and decorations on Feb. 27.
Saudi Aramco Further Enhances Investment Opportunities for the Kingdom’s Economic Development in Al-Hasa Investment Forum 2019
Saudi Aramco’s participation paves the way for domestic and international investors to enhance national economy diversification programs. Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser highlights Saudi Aramco’s sustainable programs for the enhancement of the Kingdom’s economic development and diversification, and noted its pivotal role in enhancing domestic energy industries and their supporting services.
In an orange house along one of the sloped lanes of Bo-Kaap, Cape Town’s Muslim neighborhood, 92-year-old Abdiyah Da Costa deftly climbs the stairs to the second floor to what essentially has become a personal museum.
Saudi Aramco’s leading role in energy innovation was on full display at CERAWeek 2019 in Houston as the company’s technology strategists and researchers discussed their latest solutions and spoke about the path forward for new technologies to drive sustainability in the industry.
I’ll call him Clark Randall. At 18, he volunteered for the Army. In early 1945, he went through basic training and was sent to Ft. Ord in Monterey to be trained as a diesel mechanic. He barely finished his training before the war ended and he was mustered out.
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.
In the minds of people the world over, the most romantic, most exotic element associated with the deserts of Arabia are its oases. Images of palm trees swaying in the sultry breeze...
Over the next week, you may see many excited new faces on the streets throughout the Saudi Aramco residential communities. However, these folks are not newcomers; most have actually had a long connection to the company and the Kingdom.
Held for the third time in Saudi Arabia, the 25-year-old “Symposium and Exhibition on Environmental Progress in the Petroleum & Petrochemical Industry” hosted by the Environmental Technology & Management Association, gathers the oil and gas, and petrochemicals sectors for an interactive symposium and commercial exhibition.
After I graduated from college, I worked in film and TV for six years before I returned to Arabia in January of 1974 to start up the television department at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. I was one of the first 20 American employees, and the hospital was still being built when I arrived.
Saudi Aramco is participating in the Geneva International Motor Show for the first time to showcase a number of transport technologies that have the potential to significantly enhance efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
In the special world that is ExPat life in the Aramco camps of Saudi Arabia, institutions taken for granted by people living elsewhere than in the Kingdom such as Little League baseball, Toastmasters, and Boy Scouts...
Members of the Dhahran community and management from Community Services gathered on Sunday to celebrate the inauguration of a brand new community plaza located next to the Dhahran Commissary.
In 1950, the Girl Scout Cookie sale came to Saudi Arabia for the first time. In the photograph below, fourteen-year old Mariner, Louise Snyder of Stamford, Connecticut, gives cartons of cookies to her father, L.M. Snyder, Vice-President of Arabian American Oil Company, to deliver to the Girl Scouts in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 9000 miles away.
AramcoWorld, 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.
Representatives from Saudi Aramco, Halliburton, Sadara, Fluor, and the Royal Commission of Jubail recently gathered to mark the groundbreaking of a manufacturing plant to be built by Halliburton at the ethylene oxide/propylene oxide (EO/PO) cluster of the PlasChem Value Park at Jubail Industrial City II.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on February 26, 2019 at Ovais Akram Ali’s residence.
At 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the 26th of April 1979, our undaunted troop of fresh-faced ExPat voyagers grabbed a Saudia flight in Dhahran and flew to Jeddah, where we encountered a planeload of pilgrims from Pakistan...
The appointment of Princess Reema bint Bandar as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US has been welcomed by foreign diplomatic missions in the Kingdom. Princess Reema made history last Saturday when she was appointed to the role, becoming the first Saudi woman to be named ambassador.