This story from Christmas in Khobar has never been published before. In part, it’s about the miracle of receiving a shipment which for Aramcon families in the fifties was like Christmas in July.
Reilly Financial Advisors was recently named to the 2017 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers list, one of the most prestigious awards for those in the RIA industry!
The meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on Sept 16, 2017, at Kamal Farooqi’s office. The meeting started with a recitation of Holy Quran by the President, Kamal A. Farooqui.
Abdulaziz Al-Abdulkarim, vice president for Procurement & Supply Chain Management in Saudi Aramco, spoke in a panel discussion during the BIBAN SMEs Forum 2017, organized by the Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (Monsha’at) and held on September 17-20, 2017, in Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC).
The snowpack crunched as her feet hit the ground. The Arctic air needled her face. The bright red air taxi fitted with skis had just deposited Raha Moharrak and seven other climbers at base camp, 2,200 meters above sea level on the Kahiltna Glacier, amid the snowy massifs of the Alaska Range. That’s when veteran climbing guide Dave Hahn walked up to the group and looked each of them in the eyes.
Shortly after my arrival in Saudi Arabia in 1978, I was assigned to a Gas Oil Separation Plant (GOSP) construction site, Ain Dar GOSP-4, which was a one-hour drive from my new home in Abqaiq.
Twice in recent weeks, major hurricanes have visited themselves upon the U.S. mainland, wreaking vast destruction with their waters and winds, claiming innocent lives in their fury, leaving enormous damage in their wakes for survivors to overcome.
Planning is underway for the 2018 Austin Hafla Annuitants Reunion and by all accounts, volunteers who were able to attend the first meeting in Austin, Texas had a good time. Here's what co-hosts Bill and Judy Walker, and David and Vicki Jessich, had to say:
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, Tareck Elass (son of late Majed Elass, former Vice President of Government Affairs and Board Member) is seen with his family visiting Shaikh at his son's residence in Princeton, New Jersey in July of 2017.
The Construction Industry Institute (CII) recently recognized Saudi Aramco’s East-West Pipelines Projects Department for its outstanding application of CII best practices on the Master Gas System Expansion (Phase 1) – Booster Gas Compression Stations project.
Saudi Aramco, a fully-integrated, global energy and chemicals enterprise and a world leader in exploration and production, refining and distribution, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids, has entered into a technology licensing agreement with NOMADD Desert Solar Solutions...
Saudi Aramco sponsors the first of its kind Materials Performance and Welding Technologies Conference & Exhibition 2017, taking place in Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Convention Center on September 11- 14, 2017. Saudi Aramco’s plenary keynote was delivered by Fahad Al-Helal, Saudi Aramco’s Acting Vice President for Engineering Services.
We ate breakfast with Sandy and Jack at the Dining Hall Friday morning, then went to the library for awhile before going home to pick up some film to take to the Kaul’s to see on their projector. Sandy and Jack had gone there as well, so we had coffee while watching the film. Oran wanted to rest and read that afternoon, so I went to the bowling alley to check on qualifying for the Tri-Area Tournament coming up. I put on a roast to cook when I got home before we drove to the Adams'.
One thing can safely be said about long-time Aramcons: They’ve been a lot of places and seen a lot of things. Frank Anderson, badge number 094403, is no exception. Joining the Saudi Aramco family in 1977, Frank initially moved into al-Firdoz, Khobar...
Tim Barger’s new collection of stories about 1950s Aramco, Arabia and life in general has just been released in print and e-book at Amazon. He hopes that you will enjoy it.
Oran started driving back to Mubarraz on his new job Monday morning, but, at least, this would be a short work week for him. Things were beginning to change for our group as a whole, both men and women. Sheila went to work at Community Maintenance, and Marge and Marvin Williams were going to move to Udhailiyah.
Aramco Asia has pledged to increase efforts to expand engagement in the downstream business with the Chinese provinces of Fujian and Yunnan, as part of the company’s commitment to promote regional economic growth and ensure energy security.
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.
In response to God's injunction to mankind prescribing the Pilgrimage to Mecca (the Koran, Sura III, verse 97), countless followers of Islam, rising yearly from the global ocean of humanity, have sallied forth to make the Hajj for almost 14 centuries.
Ras Tanura’s (RT) Arabic Women’s Group is a significant multicultural group that builds bridges of understanding between the Arabic culture and other cultures within Saudi Aramco. Members enjoy monthly meetings that include educational and recreational speakers, product demonstrations, and design instruction.