OTC: Meeting Offshore Challenges with Innovation and Collaboration

OTC: Meeting Offshore Challenges with Innovation and Collaboration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Even as Aramco expands further downstream in refining and chemicals, the company’s commitment to its core upstream oil and gas program remains strong. For attendees at the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), the world’s largest oil and gas industry event, this comes at a time when continued long-term investment is needed to meet growing global energy demand.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 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.

Today We Celebrate Aramco ExPats' 15th Anniversary

Today We Celebrate Aramco ExPats' 15th Anniversary

BY Aramco ExPats / /

In 2002, facing imminent repatriation back to the U.S. and wondering how, after so many years, I could stay connected to everything and everyone I had grown to love during my time in Arabia with Saudi Aramco, I formed the notion of creating a website...

Fasting Days, Festive Nights

Fasting Days, Festive Nights

BY AramcoWorld / /

It's three o'clock in the afternoon and a cacophony of car horns, bus engines and shouting people is making an unusually unbearable din in what is, on the best of days, a noisy city. This is not rush hour, nor a construction bottleneck. This is Ramadan. Nearly everyone in this metropolis of 16 million people is trying to get home by exactly 4:55, in time to break the day's fast with family and friends.

Focus will be on Trump’s Narrative Not Optics

Focus will be on Trump’s Narrative Not Optics

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

President Donald Trump will land in Riyadh this morning on his first foreign trip since taking office. He leaves behind a Washington that is in an uproar. Trump, whatever one may say about him, is a man who speaks his mind. His election rhetoric left many alarmed.

A Family Picnic at Turtle Beach Karachi

A Family Picnic at Turtle Beach Karachi

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The picnic to Turtle Beach was arranged by the group of really hard working students of Hamdard University. The names of these students are: Suleiman, Arqam and Ibrahim. The date of this marvelous picnic was May 10, 2017.

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting - May 15, 2017

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting - May 15, 2017

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-employees Association (SAEEA) visited Tariq Khan, son of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employee Mr. Ateeq-ur-Rahman Khan who died on March 4, 2017. Ateeq was one of the SAEEA pillars and always available for support and assistance. SAEEA will never forget Ateeq’s sincere service to the organization.

Josh Shaner Weds Ashleigh Manfredi

Josh Shaner Weds Ashleigh Manfredi

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Kim and Dave Shaner are pleased to announce the marriage of their youngest son, Josh Shaner, to Ashleigh Manfredi on April 8, 2016 in Houston, Texas, USA.

Hello Odette Shaner

Hello Odette Shaner

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Odette Shaner was born to Nico and Monica Shaner and proud sister, Aurora, on September 26, 2016.  She weighed in at 5lbs 10oz. Kim and Dave Shaner are the proud grandparents.

Hello Adalynn Elise Finnerty Denyer

Hello Adalynn Elise Finnerty Denyer

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Al and Pat Denyer announce the birth of their 10th grandchild, Adalynn Elise Finnerty Denyer. Adalynn was born on April 25th, 2017, weighing in at 10 pounds 12 ounces. This is the third child and second daughter of son Steven Denyer and daughter-in-law Carrie Sue Allen Denyer who live in Arnold, Maryland.

Arabian Return Chapter XIII:  Amine Plant and Compressor Station 961

Arabian Return Chapter XIII: Amine Plant and Compressor Station 961

BY Colleen Wilson / /

On Sunday, February 1st, I bussed to Al-Khobar to meet Pat Smyth and her sister, Phyllis, who was living in Arabia as well now, with her husband, Roy Boyd. We had known Roy in the early 50's in Ras Tanura, when he was married to Ilene, who later died. We had also known Pat's sister after several trips to Phoenix, Arizona, over the years to visit Pat and Guy.

Saudi Aramco Signs Agreements with American Companies

Saudi Aramco Signs Agreements with American Companies

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today signed agreements with major U.S. companies which will pave way for the company to enhance its business synergy with the U.S. as well as attracting investments from its U.S. counterparts to the Kingdom.

Wandering the Road in Wheeled Luxury

Wandering the Road in Wheeled Luxury

BY Aramco ExPats / /

I never realized how rich the history of RVing was until recently when I made a visit to the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Indiana. Friends had told me before about the museum and its attractions, so when on a drive through the Midwest...

Wealth Strategies Series: Age-Based Tax Planning

Wealth Strategies Series: Age-Based Tax Planning

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

The biggest challenge in retirement is making sure your funds last you a lifetime. When you retire, you will find that income taxes do not stop when you stop working and it is for this reason that age-based tax planning should be an integral part of your overall retirement strategy.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 17, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 17, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

Nestled along the Androscoggin River in central Maine, the former mill town of Lewiston is not a place that usually comes to mind for groundbreaking international art exhibits.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Saudi Aramco - Norinco

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Saudi Aramco - Norinco

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO), and Panjin Xincheng Industrial Group, Co., Ltd. signed the joint development agreement and held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Saudi Aramco - NORINCO Refining, Petrochemical and Retail Project in Panjin, in northeast China’s Liaoning province.

Arabian Return Chapter XII: After First Vacation

Arabian Return Chapter XII: After First Vacation

BY Colleen Wilson / /

After an enjoyable five-week vacation in the United States, which included Christmas and New Year with family and friends and putting Vicky on a plane to Hawaii for her semester of school, we left Dallas on Sunday, January 11th, 1976, at 2:25 p.m. on a Braniff flight to New York.

Kingdom Opens Investment Chances to Korean Businesses

Kingdom Opens Investment Chances to Korean Businesses

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Nearly 40 Korean companies and 100 participants recently attended the “Downstream Manufacturing Opportunities in Saudi Arabia” forum in Seoul, South Korea, as a way to promote investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia.