The next morning, Saturday, March 29, 1975, Oran flew back to 'Udhailiyah, and I started calling airlines and travel agents, when I could get a line through.
Saudi Aramco hosted on March 1 and 2 a meeting of GCC oil and gas executives and experts in supply chain management to discuss and share experiences in the quickly evolving supply chain sector in the Gulf countries.
We all have favorite memories we like to revisit in our minds from time to time, bringing back to life special moments we never want to forget. One of mine centers on an evening in Houston in 1983 when I went to see Yul Brynner reprise his iconic Broadway and movie role as King of Siam...
Harry Truman was U.S. president and Dwight Eisenhower a retired Army general when Vernon Cornell joined Saudi Aramco in 1951. Vernon was about to complete his master's degree in chemistry from the University of Southern California when a recruiting team convinced him to take on the challenge of moving half way around the world to live and work in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Aramco’s Drilling and Workover (D&WO) marked a major turning point in late 2016 with the signing of two new drilling joint ventures (JVs) with Nabors and Rowan.
Saudi Aramco participated today in the Construction Industry Institute’s first annual conference which was organized by the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) at its Dhahran campus.
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) today signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA), allowing Saudi Aramco’s equity participation in PETRONAS’ Refinery & Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in the southern Malaysian state of Johor.
The search for oil and gas requires geologists and explorationists to conduct studies on outcrops of rock layers that hold hydrocarbon. Understanding the characteristics of such layers is essential in assessing their potential to hold and produce oil and gas.
Oran flew back to Udhailiyah again the next day, Tuesday, March 25, 1975, with the intention of spending the night there for the first time. I made some business calls in connection with bringing Vicky and Keith over for the summer, wrote some letters, then went to visit Jeanine awhile.
A report in a local paper focused on the damages inflicted on people by false accusations made to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha). Nazaha Chairman Khalid Al-Muhaisen highlighted some of the points and said that care will be taken to protect those against whom allegations have been made.
Here in the Pacific Northwest, it’s ski season and with so many mountains to choose from it is truly a skier’s paradise. In just over an hour from our front door, we can be at Mt. Baker, a mountain that has had record annual snowfall and hosts the largest snowboard race in the world.
France is not very well known for its boarding schools. Most French boarding schools are 5-day boarding secondary schools under Catholic management. They are private but supported by the French state.
Saudi Aramco recognized the achievements of its employees today at the company’s 2017 Excellence Awards Ceremony where the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer Amin H. Nasser presented awards to 41 of its most determined, driven and innovative employees.
Rising 162 feet above the rolling dunes outside of ‘Ain Dar is the latest addition to Saudi Aramco’s drilling rig fleet. It is the first rig to be designed by Saudi Aramco engineers and built according to the company’s specifications, and it will be a key component as the company moves toward greater localization of drilling services through our two new joint ventures (JVs) with Nabors Industries Ltd. and Rowan Companies Plc.
For thousands of years, the coconut palm has entwined itself in history, from tropical coasts to typical shelves in global groceries. Called the “tree of life” by the many cultures that have depended upon it through time, it provides sustenance, succor and shelter.
Daylight brought its own reward - the first real look at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia again and our camp. It dawned bright, sunny and cloudless, as it usually did, with a perfect temperature in the low 80's for now.
Engineers from Saudi Aramco’s Research and Development Center (R&DC) recently conducted a five-day workshop at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal to teach the university students the basics of robotic system design, development, and programming.
In this personal look back, Abqaiq resident Mark Lowey reminisces about the lasting impressions of his desert encounters over 35 years ago at a remote GOSP site, the Bedouin family who had befriended him and his first taste of authentic Saudi hospitality.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is one of the few Arab leaders who calls a spade a spade. He puts forward ideas that are relevant, not only to the present but to the future.
Saudi Aramco has been in the base oils business for many years through its JVs which produce and market base oils independently. Said Al-Hadrami: Our base oils brands launch will capitalize on our renowned reputation of high quality products and our prominent position in meeting customers’ needs.