It was the winter of 1952. Aramco had just produced its 300 millionth barrel of oil. The Administration building was so new that the parking lot is still unpaved.
Aramco reunions are always fun as it brings back wonderful memories of our lives in Saudi Arabia. Forty-two former Aramcons living in and around Toronto, including one who came all the way from Cleveland, Ohio, came together at the Bombay Palace Hotel, in Brampton.
Saudi Aramco’s Yanbu’ Refinery Department (YRD) recently won the prestigious International Green Apple Environment Award for its one-of-a-kind initiative “YRD Flare Optimization by 57%.” The award marks the first time a department in Saudi Aramco has won the award.
Saudi Aramco organized and hosted the National Information Technology Academy’s Executive Forum in Dhahran, where participants discussed a number of important topics that aim at developing human capital in the ICT sector and leveraging the role of the academy.
Saudi Aramco has welcomed plans by Schlumberger to develop an industrial manufacturing center within the King Salman Energy Park in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The announcement was made at a ground-breaking ceremony at the Park, where Schlumberger will be a key anchor tenant.
Saudi Aramco has awarded Schlumberger two lump sum contracts for drilling rigs and services for oil and gas wells. Under the contracts, Schlumberger Integrated Drilling Services (IDS) will provide drilling rigs and services for up to 146 gas wells and up to 128 oil wells over three years.
Saudi Aramco participated as a sponsor at the 2017 Saudi Arabia Smart Grid (SASG) Conference and Exhibition held on December 12-14, 2017 in Jeddah, under the patronage of H.E. Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources.
If you’re tasked this holiday season with feeding a house full of hungry kith and kin, here are some ideas you might find helpful. Always remember that holidays like Christmas and New Years are meant to be days of joy, of celebration, of love.
Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund said it planned to enter the cinema business with major US-based movie exhibition company AMC Entertainment Holdings, as the Kingdom lifts a 35-year-old ban on cinemas.
The complexity and fees of annuities almost always outweigh the positive aspects, as they are rarely the most optimal investment.
In the Darajani textile market in Stone Town, the old historical district of Zanzibar City, the capital of Zanzibar, women shop amid dozens of vendors for kanga, above and below-right, which combine a vast variety of colors and patterns, from traditional to new-this-year. Uniquely, each kanga comes printed with words that carry many varieties of meaning, from well-known proverbs to popular song lyrics to poetry and personal statements.
HRH Prince Saud Bin Nayef Al Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province today inaugurated the 2017 iktva SMEs Forum and Exhibition organized by Saudi Aramco.
A proud King smiles — a major milestone in the industrialization of his nation is about to be realized. As the monarch cuts the ceremonial ribbon the energy and excitement in the room is palpable. Saudi Arabia had just taken a giant leap in its industrial development — Berri Gas Plant (BGP) had come online.
Saudi Aramco today launched its annual flagship localization event, the iktva SMEs Forum and Exhibition 2017, with an agenda designed to raise the bar with a set of over 140 investment opportunities in localization valued at over $16 billion in several industrial and business sectors across the Saudi Arabian energy sector.
So life went on. Sandy and Jack Adams had asked an Arab friend, Ahmed, to come to their condo one night to fix an Arab style dinner; so on Thursday, March 16th, 1978, Sheila, Keith, Oran and I, and a few people Sandy worked with, joined them to enjoy that.
Saudi Aramco will host an invitation-only forum for key suppliers on December 12-13, 2017 in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Abdulaziz M. Al-Judaimi, Saudi Aramco’s senior vice president of Downstream, recently officiated the inauguration ceremony of Saudi Aramco Trading Singapore (SATS).
The completion of Saudi Aramco’s Jazan refinery and terminal mega-project will herald the beginning of a historic new economic era for both the region and the Kingdom, president and CEO Amin Nasser said during a visit last week.
As Ken and Mildred Webster wrap up their long leave over the summer of 1955 – having completed a month-long tour of Scandinavia before returning to Ken’s hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut, to visit relatives and friends for the summer...
Shaikh Amin visits Pervais (Payee) Butt, younger brother of the late Yousaf Butt, in Mississauga, Ontario. Yousaf was well known to his friends and colleagues as Joe.