Shaybah Airstrip a Logistical Achievement

Shaybah Airstrip a Logistical Achievement

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Forty thousand people, 1,800 bus trips, 333 flights, 296,000 safe construction man-hours, 112,000 sq. meters of rubblized concrete, 400,000 sq. meters of asphalt, 4,000,000 km of heavy-duty truck trips, 125 km of electrical cables, 77 days of construction work, and zero incidents.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 01, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 01, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Founded in the 10th century along the Roman road to Spain and just six kilometers up the river Lez from the Mediterranean Sea, Montpellier had become a flourishing commercial partner with the entire Mediterranean region by the 12th century.

International Collaboration Leads to New Industry Academic Win

International Collaboration Leads to New Industry Academic Win

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In collaboration with the University of Leeds in United Kingdom, Aramco’s Exploration admin area introduces an additional innovative approach to postgraduate development in addition to its regular out-of-Kingdom Advanced Degree Program (ADP).

Aramcons Challenge the Euphrates, Part IV: Into the Kemer Khan

Aramcons Challenge the Euphrates, Part IV: Into the Kemer Khan

BY Aramco ExPats / /

When last we heard from Vicci Turner two installments ago regarding her memories of descending the Upper Euphrates with 10 fellow Aramcons in 1979, they were two days into their adventure and had just entered the stretch of river...

Workers Recognized for Contributions to Dhahran Community

Workers Recognized for Contributions to Dhahran Community

BY The Arabian Sun / /

More than 1,200 contractor workers were recognized last week for their tireless contributions at an event organized by Zadk, a nonprofit institute, with student volunteers from the Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools.

Tequila!

Tequila!

BY Tim Barger / /

The radio just now played the song Tequila by The Champs and carried me back to a much earlier time - 1958. The new Dhahran school had just been built on 3rd Street and I lived on 11th Street which unveiled all kinds of opportunities for an unsupervised lifestyle.

Green Matters on Earth Day, Protecting our Species by Planting so many Trees

Green Matters on Earth Day, Protecting our Species by Planting so many Trees

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Launched in 1970 and observed in more than 193 countries, Earth Day (April 22) hosts events that promote a collective responsibility to promote harmony with nature and the Earth and achieve balance among the economic, social, and environmental needs of present and future generations of humanity.

Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship

Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Richard Opdyke, former pilot for the Saudi Aramco Aviation Department, is pleased to announce this year's scholarship offering through the Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship. If you know of anyone who would qualify for this scholarship, please forward them a link to this article.

Welcome Brynlee Jade Manasco

Welcome Brynlee Jade Manasco

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Desiree Adams announces the birth of her second granddaughter, Brynlee Jade Manasco. Desiree reports, "She came into this world on March 14, 2019, weighing in at 8 lbs. 14 oz. Her big sister, Jordyn Blaire Manasco, who will be 4 years old on November 20th, couldn’t wait to meet and hold her."

Saudi Aramco Leads Largest Oil Spill Drill Off the Coast of Jazan

Saudi Aramco Leads Largest Oil Spill Drill Off the Coast of Jazan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

In line with Saudi Aramco’s efforts to enhance the safety and protection of the environment of the Red Sea, and to ensure that preparedness to respond to incidents is vigorously maintained, the company recently carried out a major oil spill drill along oil tanker shipping routes in the southern part of the Red Sea.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 17, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 17, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In the Red Sea near Marsa Alam, in southeast Egypt, this dugong—named Dennis by local divers—featured in a documentary about the pressures dugongs face from growth in tourism.

Saudi Aramco to Acquire Stake in South Korean Hyundai Oilbank

Saudi Aramco to Acquire Stake in South Korean Hyundai Oilbank

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings today announced that they have reached an agreement for Saudi Aramco’s subsidiary,  Aramco Overseas Company B.V (AOC), to purchase a 17% stake in South Korea's Hyundai Oilbank, a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings.

My Khobar Addiction

My Khobar Addiction

BY Jackie Driver / /

Every Thursday morning I would be on the Aramco bus to Khobar like clockwork. Even the bus was an adventure because you would meet people from all over the world -- Azerbaijan, Lebanon, Malaysia-- and could strike up an immediate and fascinating conversation.

Ithra Contributes to Success of Sharqiah Season 2019

Ithra Contributes to Success of Sharqiah Season 2019

BY The Arabian Sun / /

”An amazing, amazing, amazing show, literally amazing,” said Rayan AlDawas, one of the visitors at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), describing the Spheres Performance at the Lush Garden. “This is al-Khobar. There have been a lot of changes; there are beautiful things happening. Honestly, it is honorable.”

Happy Birthday Hooriya Naushad Shah

Happy Birthday Hooriya Naushad Shah

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Hooriya Naushad Shah, daughter of Engr. Syed Naushad Shah, celebrated her 7th birthday on April 5th, 2019. Celebrations were held in Lahore, Pakistan.