Mapping the Red Sea

Mapping the Red Sea

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco undertakes an unprecedented geological task on the Kingdom’s West Coast as we look to first understand, and then uncover, the treasures buried beneath the waters of the Red Sea.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 01, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 01, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A fennec fox, the sand and stars, a baobab tree and a lad whose scarf unwinds to the length of a tagelmust, the face-covering turban worn by the nomads in the Sahara, are just some of the images that readers hold dear after finishing The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Arabian Return Chapter XXXIII: Work - The Biggest Change of All

Arabian Return Chapter XXXIII: Work - The Biggest Change of All

BY Colleen Wilson / /

I didn't realize it then, but that was to be my last week of freedom for a while. Jeanine King was still in the hospital so she requested I help out at Community Maintenance until she could return. Her boss, Art Spitzer, called to make the offer on Saturday, October 22nd, and when I asked when he would need me he said, "yesterday".

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco and Fellow OGCI Members Announce Investments in Promising Low-Emission Technologies

Saudi Aramco and Fellow OGCI Members Announce Investments in Promising Low-Emission Technologies

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser, today joined fellow oil and gas CEOs and key energy and climate leaders for the third annual meeting of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), where they announced investments in promising low-emission technologies to be implemented by OGCI Climate Investments (OGCI CI), the investment arm of OGCI.

Sharing the Keys to Success at MEPEC

Sharing the Keys to Success at MEPEC

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco took part in the three-day Middle East Process Engineering Conference and Exhibition (MEPEC) recently held in Bahrain.

AOC B.V. Enters into Arrangement to Buy Stake in Rotterdam Terminal from Gunvor

AOC B.V. Enters into Arrangement to Buy Stake in Rotterdam Terminal from Gunvor

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Overseas Company B.V. (AOC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, has entered into an arrangement to buy Gunvor Group’s stake in the Maasvlakte Olie Terminal (MOT) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Gunvor is one of the largest physical commodities trading houses in the world. The sale is targeted for completion by the end of October. The agreed terms have not been disclosed.

A Buckeye in Arabia

A Buckeye in Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

People from the state of Ohio are known as “Buckeyes.” For readers unfamiliar with the term, buckeye trees are members of the Horsechestnut Family, and there are more than a dozen species. One of those species is Aesculus glabra, commonly known as the Ohio buckeye.

Announcing Austin Hafla 2018 Committee Chairs

Announcing Austin Hafla 2018 Committee Chairs

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Your Austin Hafla 2018 cohosts, Bill & Judy Walker and David & Vicki Jessich, are pleased to announce these chairpeople for our reunion at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines from Sept. 16th through the morning of Sept. 19th, 2018. Our Hafla Sign-in and Registration Desk will open a day early on Saturday, Sept. 15th...

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 2

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 2

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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, Shaikh joins the family of Azmat Deane who joined Aramco in 1954.

Saudi Aramco Participates in the Future Investment Initiative 2017

Saudi Aramco Participates in the Future Investment Initiative 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco participated in Future Investment Initiative (FII) 2017, a major gathering of global business and policy influencers organized by the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) and held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 24–26, 2017.

Fueling Prosperity Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow at AAPG-SEG 2017

Fueling Prosperity Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow at AAPG-SEG 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Speaking at this year’s American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) International Conference and Exhibition, Ibraheem M. Assa’adan, vice president of Exploration with Saudi Aramco, discussed how geosciences had fueled decades of success for hydrocarbons — the substance that changed human civilization and propelled economic prosperity over the past century.

Aramco Trading Company Recognized for Helping Pave the New Silk Road

Aramco Trading Company Recognized for Helping Pave the New Silk Road

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The New Silk Road is an increasingly popular term referring to an emerging network of infrastructure, enhanced transportation routes, and widening economic and energy corridors between the Far East and Europe, with the Arabian Gulf region as the geographical nexus enabling this growth.

Donkey Riding in Dhahran

Donkey Riding in Dhahran

BY Aramco ExPats / /

If you are a baby boomer that grew up in America in the ’50s, chances are you remember a children’s song called “Donkey Riding.” The lyrics to the first few stanzas go like this:

Fire and Rain

Fire and Rain

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Our concern for Aramco ExPats affected by the series of natural disasters that have struck in the United States and its territories in recent months continues to grow. First, there were the hurricanes: Harvey, Irma, Maria, and others. Now there’s fire in California to add flames to their rain.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 18, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 18, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

From the mid-10th century ce one of history's great scientific eras began to flourish across Islamic lands. Like the European Renaissance, it was marked as much by cultural exchange, synthesis and dialog as it was by individual discovery.

Dimensions International - Fall 2017

Dimensions International - Fall 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this edition: Seismic: pushing the boundaries in frontier exploration | Bringing Zuluf GOSP-3 back online | Building the first booster gas compressor station facilities in the Kingdom | UAVs take flight for explorationists