Arabic Women’s Group helps build cultural bridges with ‘Arabian Nights’

Arabic Women’s Group helps build cultural bridges with ‘Arabian Nights’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

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.

Growing from a Seed to Plant

Growing from a Seed to Plant

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

From Pakistan International School, Al-Khober to Rahima Academy, Ras Tanura to Iqra University, Karachi to Prince Sattam University Al Kharj, is the long journey of my educational background and career.

Arabian Return Chapter XXVI: Oran's Trip to London

Arabian Return Chapter XXVI: Oran's Trip to London

BY Colleen Wilson / /

Oran found out on Wednesday that he was being sent to London for a week, starting February 13th, 1977, to recruit men for the Water Injection Operations in Udhailiyah. That was a pleasant surprise for him. I wasn't being sent on this trip with him, but really didn't want to go anyway, as it was still very cold there.

Zara Imran Celebrated Her 8th Happy Birthday

Zara Imran Celebrated Her 8th Happy Birthday

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Zara Imran is the daughter of Imran Ahmed Khan Ghouri & Erum Imran and the granddaughter of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan, Vice President of Saudi Aramco ex-Employees Association Karachi (SAEEA).

CNOOC Receives First Cargo from Saudi Aramco

CNOOC Receives First Cargo from Saudi Aramco

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) recently received the first-ever cargo of Arabian crude oil at its flagship Huizhou refinery in South China’s Guangdong Province.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July-August 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July-August 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.

Friends in Need in the Face of Hurricane Harvey

Friends in Need in the Face of Hurricane Harvey

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Our hearts go out to all those impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, to our fellow Aramcons living in the area, all those at Aramco Services Company, as well, their friends and families. For those who wish to donate to disaster relief efforts, here are just a few ways you can help.

Dow and Saudi Aramco Sign MOU for Potential Equity Ownership Restructure in Sadara Joint Venture

Dow and Saudi Aramco Sign MOU for Potential Equity Ownership Restructure in Sadara Joint Venture

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) today announced a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that sets forth a process for Dow to acquire an additional 15 percent ownership interest from Saudi Aramco in Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture developed by the two companies.

Summer Enrichment Program Offers New Concepts and Practices for Students

Summer Enrichment Program Offers New Concepts and Practices for Students

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) has recently completed its 2017 session, and has fulfilled a fundamental shift in its concept, transforming from what had essentially been a basic English language course to a potentially life-changing experience for the young participants.

FDR and Hafeez Qureshi: Two Philatelists of Note

FDR and Hafeez Qureshi: Two Philatelists of Note

BY Aramco ExPats / /

In 1975, Saudi Aramco began construction of a series of gas plants at Shedgum, Uthmaniyah, Ju'aymah, Berri, Jubail, and Yanbu in the Eastern Province. At that time this was the largest gas gathering and processing system ever undertaken.

Tim Barger's New Collection of Stories: Christmas in Khobar

Tim Barger's New Collection of Stories: Christmas in Khobar

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Tim Barger’s new collection of stories, Christmas in Khobar, will be released soon. There are more tales of childhood adventures in the Dhahran of the fifties and sixties, as well as stories told to him and accounts of hapless situations he encountered in Riyadh and Jeddah as a 20 something adult.

Wealth Strategies Series: Family Wealth Transitions

Wealth Strategies Series: Family Wealth Transitions

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

What are you missing in your estate plan? An estate plan may have been created, but many plans are still missing crucial elements that can make or break the plan. Find out if you and your family are fully prepared with our complimentary checklist!

SAEEA 17th Reunion

SAEEA 17th Reunion

BY Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 17th Reunion/7th Anniversary and Eid Millan on July 16, 2017 at Dreamworld Resort, Super Highway, Karachi.

Khogeer Elected as the First Arab Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Khogeer Elected as the First Arab Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Ahmed S. Khogeer, a senior project engineer with Saudi Aramco’s Special Kingdom Projects Department, was recently elected to the degree of fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — the highest degree of membership an engineer can reach in the institute. He is the institute’s first fellow from the Arab region.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 23, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 23, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

This week the United States experienced its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. In that light, we turn our eyes to the skies in this issue's feature "Arabic in the Sky," first published in 2010. Many have heard of the first-magnitude starts Rigel, Deneb, Aldebaran and Vega; Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka are the stellar trio that make up the "belt" of the constellation Orion.

Arabian Return Chapter XXV: After Second Vacation - A New Job

Arabian Return Chapter XXV: After Second Vacation - A New Job

BY Colleen Wilson / /

January isn't the best time of the year to travel through Europe, but we didn't have much choice, so we started our third return back to Saudi Arabia on Sunday, the 16th, 1977 from Dallas, Texas. By the time the plane arrived in New York, it was snowing so much we had to circle over the airport for an hour again before landing.

Mini Get Together Before NED69ers 7th Reunion

Mini Get Together Before NED69ers 7th Reunion

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

NED69ers 7th Reunion is to be held in Houston, Texas November 10-12, 2017. Engr. Jawaid Saeedi, Engr. Abdul Majid Adam, and Engr. Moin Khan are the organizers of the event. Engr. Kersi Edulji NED69er Mechanical is on a visit to the USA to meet his daughter who lives in Houston.

Adventures in Duct Taping

Adventures in Duct Taping

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Is there anything one can find in their tool box or on their work bench more useful than duct tape? I doubt it. If there’s a rip in something, you can use duct tape to fix it. If a pipe is leaking, chances are you can staunch the flow of water at least for the time being by wrapping the pipe with copious amounts of duct tape.