The first Saudi movie to premier in the country, “Born a King,” was screened at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) during Saudi National Day celebrations. Based on the life of King Faisal ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Aziz Al Sa’ud, the movie recounts the tale of a then 13-year old prince, who was sent on a high-stakes diplomatic mission to Britain.
Over the past two months, film crews have descended on the cities of Dhahran, Al Majmaah, and Riyadh, recreating scenes from Saudi Arabia’s history for a film that celebrates Saudi National Day.
An area blessed with some of the planet’s most precious biodiversity thrives within the lower slopes of Saudi Arabia’s mighty southwest mountain range.
Richard E. Cook, an adviser with the Contract Administration Division (CAD) with Drilling and Workover, is set to leave the company after almost 17 years of service.
Aramco is expanding its downstream business at home as well as in new markets, particularly in Asia, in its efforts to become the largest integrated energy firm.
We invite you to enjoy part 1 of the 12 part Distant Arabia video series. The majority of the film clips are comprised of films taken in Saudi Arabia between 1937 and 1940 by Tom Barger, Les Snyder and Jerry Harriss. They are among the few moving pictures that record that critical and brief moment in the country's history when an ancient pastoral way of life was coming to an abrupt end, to be replaced by an industrial society.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on September 28, 2019 at Faran Club, Karachi.
The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), a group of leading energy companies, recently introduced new measures to address climate challenges at its fifth annual conference in New York and said it was making progress curbing methane emissions.
An illuminated view of the Khurais Complex expansion, which significantly raised the plant’s production capacity by 300,000 bpd of Arabian Light crude oil.
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.
The richness of Arabic poetry and, more specifically, of poetry born on the Arabian Peninsula, is breath-taking. Beginning well before the coming of Islam and continuing on into the new millennium, Arab poets have blessed the world with some of the finest verse ever written.
It all began in September 28th, 1933. The geologists Bert Miller and Krug Henry pitched their tents on the edge of what was then known as the Dammam Dome and established the site called Dhahran.
The Wizard of Oz twists it way into Ithra!
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is set to host one of the greatest family musicals of all time, “The Wizard of Oz,” on Ithra’s stage Oct. 2-12. The musical performance features breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography, and classic songs that will touch down in the Kingdom for the first time.
Saudi Aramco Hosts a Large Number of Media Delegation for a Site Visit at its Khurais and Abqaiq Facilities
Saudi Aramco yesterday (Friday, September 20) organized a comprehensive media tour for more than 80 international, regional and local journalists representing various top tier media organizations at two of its oil & gas processing facilities which were attacked one week ago.
A new collaboration between the Power Systems Renewables Department (PRSD) and Unconventional Resources (UR) is not only saving costs while creating value, but is also reducing Saudi Aramco’s environmental footprint in both energy supply and demand.
Aramco Asia recently organized a series of events in the Asia-Pacific region to promote Saudi Aramco’s iktva localization program and attract Asian investors and suppliers to invest in the Kingdom.
Drilling for, refining, and transporting oil poses daunting technical, logistic, and safety challenges. Just ask Phillip Burness. For 18 critical years starting in 1982 and ending in 2000, Phillip devoted himself as Operations Superintendent...
Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser said Tuesday that the company’s production capacity, suspended earlier due to terror attacks on its plants at Abqaiq and Khurais, would be fully restored by the end of September.
On May 1st 1939 King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud inaugurated the first tanker load of Saudi oil at Ras Tanura, two months later the well being drilled at Dammam #12 exploded into a blazing inferno killing five Americans and Saudis. Burning eight thousand barrels of oil a day, the well was lost but if the blowout continued the whole field was threatened because it might lose reservoir pressure so that the oil would have to be pumped out at great expense.
As we celebrate the 89th National Day in the Kingdom, this is an ideal time to take stock of the country’s progress in pursuing the economic, cultural, and other transformations that lie at the heart of Saudi Vision 2030.