John A Schnautz, PhD, Induction Into OSU Hall of Fame

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Former Vice-President of Facility Planning at AOC The Hague, John A. Schnautz, recently learned that he will be inducted into the Oregon State University Chemical Engineering Hall of Fame at Corvallis, Oregon on February 21, 2003.

"Old Time" Annuitants Meet for Holiday Luncheon

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

This year’s “old-timers” reunion took place on Dec 1st at the Women’s Athletic Club in Oakland, California. Nine of the 1950’s era Aramco ExPats were in attendance: Dawn and Cliff Flittie, Doris and Mike Wanty, Jean and Walter Dell’Oro, Lloyd Reed, Norah Harriss and Nestor Sander.

Apple Pudding

Apple Pudding

BY AramcoExPats.com / /

Apple Pudding - Al Hasa Cookbook - 1976

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

BY AramcoExPats.com / /

Bread Pudding - Al Hasa Cookbook - 1976

Shrimp Dip

Shrimp Dip

BY AramcoExPats.com / /

Shrimp Dip - Al Hasa Cookbook - 1976

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Winter 2002

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Winter 2002

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The ruins of Ad-Dir'iyah, the capital of the first Saudi state, near Riyadh Photographed March 23, 1965 by T.F. Walters

Dhahran Annual Turkey Shoot

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Dateline Rolling Hills Country Club, Thursday, November 14, 2002. The annual Turkey Shoot was held amid a beautiful fall day in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Sunny conditions and temperatures in 70’s provided a pleasant venue for the popular event.

Janny Slotboom Had A Wonderful Birthday Surprise

BY Monique Slotboom / /

I would personally like to thank all those who replied for the support you gave me in regards to my Mother's Birthday surprise. What a success it turned out to be and you would not believe the amount of E-mails/cards and personal cards that came in.

Al-Ghawar Tent in Udhailiyah

Al-Ghawar Tent in Udhailiyah

BY Aramco ExPats / /

he newest addition to the Udhailiyah community is the Al-Ghawar Tent which is situated off of the Jebel Perimeter Road near the old Communication Tower No. 2. This location was always a favorite retreat for the returning students mainly because of its isolation.

Janny Slotboom's Birthday

BY Monique Slotboom / /

This year has been a special year for Mom, Janny Slotboom. I took her to the 23rd Aramco Reunion that was held in San Diego California, August 31st through September 3rd, and she had a fantastic time as I expect we all did who attended.

Mini-Market Opens in Dhahran

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Dhahran now has a new 24-hour Mini-Market located at Mango M-317 operated by Arabian Food Supplies. It opened Friday, October 7th, and carries a full range of convenience items and staples.

Aramco Brat Writes "Sweet Home Alabama"

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Douglas J. Eboch, author of the original screenplay for the upcoming feature film Sweet Home Alabama starring Reese Witherspoon, lived in the Aramco Dhahran camp with his parents where he attended 1st through 6th grades (1973 - 1980). The film is scheduled for release by Touchstone Pictures on September 27th.

California Days - Arabian Nights Annuitants' Reunion

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Aramco Annuitant's Reunion was held from August 31 - September 2 in San Diego, California. California Days – Arabian Nights was attended by approximately 650 ExPats.

The Arabs I Know

BY Frank Fugate / /

Wake up America! -- Special interest groups, news media, and money-hungry politicians are duping you into profiling all Arabs as bad Arabs. Often, the news media tell us the polls show Americans support Israelis over Palestinians. Based on what?

The Joy of Golf at Aramco

BY Byron Hebert / /

It is Thursday, August 22, 2002, there is no humidity and a great day for golf. I had just returned from the States the previous Monday and Rich Crum had e-mailed me to play golf on the weekend. I would be subbing for Gary Propernick in their regular foursome on Thursday and Friday. The starting time of 5:15 was not inviting, but with jet-lag, I figured I would be awake early anyway.