The Great Hubby Bubbly Quest

The Great Hubby Bubbly Quest

BY Brid Beeler / /

Since my gasping, near-death introduction to smoking a hubbly bubbly in Jeddah on my first camping trip in Kingdom in 1989, I had been on a mission to purchase one of these pipes - not to smoke, but for what they represented...

Groundbreaking Research Earns Company Global Recognition and Awards

Groundbreaking Research Earns Company Global Recognition and Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

When you are in the leadership game, resting on your laurels is not an option. Such is the case for Aramco’s Upstream research arm, the EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC), which keeps marching forward even during these unprecedented times.

Launching the Green Communities Initiative and 2020 Flower Season

Launching the Green Communities Initiative and 2020 Flower Season

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Surrounded by the delightful sights and sounds of the Dhahran Nursery, Aramco’s president and CEO Amin Nasser launched two programs on Friday, October 16: Community Services’ Green Communities initiative and the 2020 Flower Season.

Brilliant, Positive, and Funny: Remembering Cliff Peterson

Brilliant, Positive, and Funny: Remembering Cliff Peterson

BY Gregory Askew / /

I was deeply saddened at news today of the death of Cliff Peterson back in April due to complications from advanced Parkinson’s Disease. I never met Cliff in person, but he became an important online friend during my first year in Saudi—the loneliest year when I was away from my family and often out left exploring by myself.

Memories of Technical Exchange Meeting

Memories of Technical Exchange Meeting

BY Dr. Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

"Beautiful memories tell our story and wrap themselves in ribbons of the heart" ~Flavia Cacace. December 27, 2003 was an important and special day for me as post-lunch I had to deliver a forty-minute presentation at the 2003 Inspection Technical Exchange Meeting which took place at the Dammam Aramco Office Auditorium.

The Edge of the World - A View Unlike Any Other

The Edge of the World - A View Unlike Any Other

BY The Arabian Sun / /

About an hour’s drive from Riyadh begins an off-road route of the same duration. The path is marked, but it is not the classic sandy desert. And as the car begins to vibrate and the wheels struggle to navigate the rocky rubble...

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 14, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 14, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Amid the four dozen tile and ceramic murals representing the provinces of Spain in Seville’s Plaza de España, these painted tiles from Ciudad Real show Don Quixote, in armor as the noble knight he fancied himself to be, preparing to battle windmills together with his squire Sancho Panza.

A Recognition for the Aramco Family: Nasser Named Energy Executive of the Year 2020

A Recognition for the Aramco Family: Nasser Named Energy Executive of the Year 2020

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser has been named Energy Intelligence’s Energy Executive of the Year for 2020 by a selection committee of global energy industry executives. He received the peer-selected award and delivered a speech at the inaugural Energy Intelligence Forum 2020, which is being held virtually Oct. 13-15.

Chris’ Story: Memories from Holidays in Dhahran

Chris’ Story: Memories from Holidays in Dhahran

BY Christopher Holder and Anushka Bose / /

The beautiful thing about holidays is that it means something inimitably different to us all. While we all coalesce and come together during holidays, certain traditions and sentiments are unique to each person or family’s story.

Circular Economy Reusing Resoures for Longer: Extracting Untapped Value

Circular Economy Reusing Resoures for Longer: Extracting Untapped Value

BY The Arabian Sun / /

With only 9% of the world’s economy being circular, this leaves a massive business and environmental opportunity to reuse or recycle 91% of the global economy’s resources. Most of today’s global economy operates in a linear way, where raw materials — instead of being reused, refurbished, or recycled — end up discarded as waste.

Eleven Years Post Retirement and Still Standing

Eleven Years Post Retirement and Still Standing

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Retirement, as defined by the Cambridge Dictionary, is the act of leaving your job and stopping working, usually because you are old. It's a rather frank definition and may ruffle a few feathers among Aramco annuitants who find they don't think of themselves as old at all.

A Cup of Coffee for the Kingdom

A Cup of Coffee for the Kingdom

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco is rarely the first word that pops into people’s minds when it comes to coffee, but in the Kingdom’s west, the company has been helping coffee farmers improve the quality of their products and increasing the region’s share.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 30, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 30, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

I have never had real biryani. I have been told this by a Pakistani cab driver, an Afghani baker, an Indian writer, an Emirati student and other self-proclaimed authorities on the relationship of rice, meat, vegetables and spices. I concede that in one sense they are right.