Saudi Aramco Plants at Night

Saudi Aramco Plants at Night

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The world is going through an unprecedented health crisis, the impact of which has reached all areas of life that forced governments and individuals to make unprecedented decisions and adapt to unusual lifestyles.

2020 ‘Id Mubarak

2020 ‘Id Mubarak

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dear colleagues, With the Holy Month of Ramadan coming to a close, I would like to extend my personal best wishes to you and to your families for a peaceful ‘Id al-Fitr. This ‘Id will be unlike any we have experienced before.

Camping with Camels: My Introduction to the Kingdom - Part II

Camping with Camels: My Introduction to the Kingdom - Part II

BY Brid Beeler / /

We arrived in Buraidah, just before the noon prayer when everything closes for 20 to 30 minutes as the faithful head off to the mosque. During prayer, we drove around the town. Buraidah is in the heart of the Nejd...

Aramco Kids Bring Back 'Sweet Home Alabama'

Aramco Kids Bring Back 'Sweet Home Alabama'

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Two Aramco Brats have published a prequel novel to the movie Sweet Home Alabama. Doug and Chris Eboch attended Aramco schools in Ras Tanura and Dhahran from 1974 to 1980. Doug later went to the University of Southern California...

Poems of Arabia by Elise Kellett: Part II

Poems of Arabia by Elise Kellett: Part II

BY Elise Kellett / /

This small collection of verses was written as a poetic diary of my thoughts and impressions, influenced by my life and travel within Saudi Arabia during the past eight years (circa 1980s), intending, hopefully, for them to be handed on...

Nicholas Baret Horvath Weds Krystin Annelle Rodriquez

Nicholas Baret Horvath Weds Krystin Annelle Rodriquez

BY Aramco ExPats / /

On November 10th, 2019, Nicholas Baret Horvath wed Krystin Annelle Rodriquez in the garden of Agave Estates in Katy, Texas. Many Aramco friends from around the world were in attendance, making it an exceptional Aramco reunion.

Welcome Archer Dearborne Shaner

Welcome Archer Dearborne Shaner

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramco annuitants Kim and Dave Shaner announce the arrival of their seventh grandchild, Archer Dearborne Shaner, born April 16, 2020, weighing 7lb. 3oz. and measuring 20 inches long.

Can You Identify this Rock?

Can You Identify this Rock?

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Elise Kellett submitted a photo of a rock she's had in her possession for many years, collected from the desert near Dhahran. Out of curiosity, she is hoping someone can identify the type of rock.

Aramco Announces First Quarter 2020 Results

Aramco Announces First Quarter 2020 Results

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2020, demonstrating financial and operational strength despite a challenging macro environment and lower energy demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘The Cricketer’

‘The Cricketer’

BY Al-Ayyam A-Jamilah, Aramco Americas / /

Naushad Shah was just four years old when he left Saudi Arabia with his family in 1978 upon the death of his father, Aramcon Yousaf Shah. However, tales of his dad’s fearsome batting on company cricket fields...

Mohammed Ifteqaruddin Completes Covid-19 Education Achievement

Mohammed Ifteqaruddin Completes Covid-19 Education Achievement

BY Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

Retired employee Mohammed Ifteqaruddin Badge #140948, Technical Advisor Mechanical Services from Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department, machine shop unit, has put the well-being of the family and the community at the center of attention.

A Family Trip to Lahore-Punjab Province

A Family Trip to Lahore-Punjab Province

BY Zara Imran / /

On January 25th, my father was invited by his friend to attend his niece’s wedding in Lahore, Pakistan. There was no plan of visiting Lahore as our school was open but our father got a call again from his friend and he insisted he attend the wedding, so we planned to go there by road.

Ramadan in Remote Areas

Ramadan in Remote Areas

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From Tanajib to Jazan and all points in between and elsewhere, Ramadan is a time each year like no other, and this year even more than usual.

CEO Video Call to Riyadh Refinery Employees

CEO Video Call to Riyadh Refinery Employees

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In a recent video conference call with Saudi Aramco’s Riyadh Refinery and Distribution employees, Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser reiterated that the health and well-being of every employee is essential for the company’s business continuity plans to succeed.

Mohammed Arshad Bids Farewell to Aramco After more than 38.5 Years

Mohammed Arshad Bids Farewell to Aramco After more than 38.5 Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

After more than 38.5 years with Saudi Aramco, senior planning and performance analyst Mohammed Arshad retired this week. His decades of service to the company brought him to all corners of the Kingdom, beginning his career in October 1981 in Yanbu’, working as an admin assistant in the Yanbu’ Shops Division.