SPE 2019 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

SPE 2019 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Six Aramcons took home prestigious awards from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) 2019 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held recently in Calgary, Canada.

Announcement of Intention to Float on Tadawul

Announcement of Intention to Float on Tadawul

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company, wholly owned by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (the “Kingdom”, the “Government” or the “Selling Shareholder”), today announces its intention to proceed with an initial public offering on the Main Market of Tadawul.

The Seven Natural Wonders of Arabia, Part III: The Edge of the World

The Seven Natural Wonders of Arabia, Part III: The Edge of the World

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Nature is often in a playful mood when it comes time to determine the shape and character of Mother Earth. Take the example of the Arabian Peninsula, for instance. Few places on earth are as chock full of geologic surprises as the Kingdom.

Seismic Imaging - Revealing the Kingdom's Hidden Treasures

Seismic Imaging - Revealing the Kingdom's Hidden Treasures

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

As Saudi Aramco expands the Kingdom’s conventional and unconventional oil and gas resources through discovery and reservoir development, cost-effective geophysical methods are being implemented.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 30, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 30, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

In April 2015, some 25 students met for a one-week workshop in Fez to learn the art of Islamic geometry where walls, windows, doors and satellite dishes tessellate at twilight into a patchwork pattern in the madinah, or walled old city, of Fez, Morocco.

Saudi Aramco Announces its Intention to Establish a JV with Air Products and ACWA Power and Signs Seven MoUs at The Future Investment Initiative in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco Announces its Intention to Establish a JV with Air Products and ACWA Power and Signs Seven MoUs at The Future Investment Initiative in Saudi Arabia

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today announced its intention to establish the Jazan Power Joint Venture. The JV will be 46% owned by Air Products, 25% by ACWA Power, 20% by Saudi Aramco and 9% by Air Products Qudra. In addition, the Company signed seven MoUs at the Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Art Exhibition Featuring the Work of Aramco Brat Christine Olga Smith

Art Exhibition Featuring the Work of Aramco Brat Christine Olga Smith

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Christine Olga Smith grew up in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Her work as an artist and designer has brought her to an understanding that the process of discovering, exploring the magnificence of nature, the unique identity of humanity's many cultures...

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 2019

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.

The Return of the BHOG

The Return of the BHOG

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Astute AXP readers may remember us asking the loaded question, “What in the World Is a BHOG?” back on 15 July 2015. For those of you not in the know, “BHOG” stands for “Bahrain Hilton Outing Group”—the name a band of US expat annuitants...

Aramco Retiree Golf Group Teed It Up in Sarasota, FL

Aramco Retiree Golf Group Teed It Up in Sarasota, FL

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Saudi Aramco Retiree Golf Group held their second event this year at The Resort at Longboat Key Resort in Sarasota, Florida October 7-11, 2019. The gathering was hosted and organized by local residents Dennis and Beatriz Niemeyer...

Be a Part of Aramco ExPats Community News

Be a Part of Aramco ExPats Community News

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Not surprisingly, our readers truly enjoy the stories we share about Aramcons and their families. After all, each of us feels a special kind of kinship with those who are fondly thought of as members of our extended family. When we call upon our Aramco ExPats community to share stories or submit photographs...

May 1st, 1939: Part 3 of Distant Arabia

May 1st, 1939: Part 3 of Distant Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

Distant Arabia part 3 - May 1st, 1939: Six years after the oil concession was signed the first tanker load of oil was shipped at Ras Tanura on this date. King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud arrived to celebrate the occasion. The tanker D.G. Scofield awaits offshore.

Opening Doors: Kingdom Begins Issuing Tourist Visas

Opening Doors: Kingdom Begins Issuing Tourist Visas

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramco ExPats are all too familiar with the scenario. After describing the wonders of Saudi Arabia to a friend with gypsy feet who’s eager to experience these magical places for him- or herself...

Pearl Diving in the Gulf - 1938: Part 2 of Distant Arabia

Pearl Diving in the Gulf - 1938: Part 2 of Distant Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

We invite you to enjoy part 2 of the 12 part Distant Arabia video series. Next to dates, pearls were the biggest business in Al Hasa. Though the boom days of the 20s were long gone due to the Depression and the introduction of cultured pearls there was still a sizeable fleet.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 16, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 16, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was a Cairo composer who produced the world’s first electronic remix 75 years ago. Today, EDM fans and DJs from across the globe are gathering on the shores of the Red Sea at the annual Sandbox Festival.