Eighty years ago, on May 1, 1939, Saudi Arabia’s founder King ‘Abd al-’Aziz Al-Sa’ud personally turned the valve that allowed oil to flow into the tanker the D.G Scofield, anchored off Ras Tanura.
Five years ago, Saudi Aramco committed itself to supply the required fuel gas to the new Saudi Electricity Company power plant and to the Ma’aden Phosphate beneficiation plant at Wa’ad Al Shamal Industrial City in the northern region of Saudi Arabia.
Aramco World, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.
The mere mention of the name Casablanca instantly conjures up images in the minds of movie buffs the world over of the 1942 Oscar-winning film set in the Moroccan city during World War II and starring Humphrey Bogart...
Healthy living revolves around eating healthy, exercising, sleeping well, and avoiding stress and addictive harmful habits. The Holy Month of Ramadan is seen by many as the time to start on a road to a healthier and more spiritual way of living.
More than 100 students sponsored by Aramco have ventured outside the walls of classrooms this year to work in U.S. communities, volunteering at charities that work to alleviate hunger domestically and overseas by packing and delivering food for people who need it.
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.
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.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on April 22, 2019 at Mr. Wazir Ali Qadri’s residence.
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).
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...
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.
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.
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) is to acquire Shell Saudi Arabia Refining Limited’s (Shell) 50% share of the SASREF joint venture in Jubail Industrial City, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for $631 million.
Saudi Aramco Partners with the Saudi Contractors Authority Fostering Collaboration at ‘Future Projects Forum’
More than 600 upcoming Saudi Arabia construction projects worth $130 billion (SR500 billion) were presented to approximately 1,500 contracting professionals at the Middle East’s first and largest contracting forum held in Riyadh recently.
Since late last year, Aramco ExPats has been publishing installments in a series we call the “Seven Wonders of Arabia.” Five destinations— Madâin Sâlih, the Turaif District in ad-Dir’iyah, historic Jeddah, the Rock Art...
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.
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.
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."
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.