Operating in the Arabian Gulf for more than 80 years, with some of the world’s largest offshore oil and gas fields, Aramco has learned a lot about the waters in which we work. Extracting energy from the deep waters, safely and reliably, is a serious business — and the company has been collecting data for decades to set a benchmark for its activities.
AramcoWorld, 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 waning months of 1956 are history-making for the Middle East. King Saud hosts a first-ever summit of Arab leaders with high hopes of healing ancient tensions and establishing new and mutually beneficial diplomatic and economic relations.
As many as 300 species and three billion individual birds cross Saudi Arabia every spring and autumn, as they migrate between their breeding grounds in Eurasia and wintering grounds in east Africa.
I came to Dhahran on February 13, 1949. I was eleven. Each Christmas in the Field at Dhahran was memorable because the Company did so much for us. They strung a cable and mounted a star at the softball field. At the evening celebrations, the Nativity featured real animals - camels, donkeys and sheep...
After decades of decline under communist rule, food enthusiasts— including brother chef and baker Bledar and Nikolin Kola—are pioneering the return of the country’s traditional dishes. Chefs and other culinary aficionados are drawing on Albania’s 500-plus years of culinary heritage to reinterpret the foods of their ancestors. Their efforts are re-establishing traditions that were feared lost.
Salzburg was the scene of our first car malfunction when one of our tyres burst! We stayed the night in a hotel overlooking the castle and took in the city while waiting a replacement. We really only had time to visit the Cathedral and gardens...
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) opens Searching for Light, an enlightening retrospective of the work of British photographer Peter Sanders, whose career spans more than five decades photographing Muslim people, places, and culture.
The Aramco Retirees Association Pakistan (ARAP) successfully completed the initial member registration phase on December 31, 2023, the first 2024 quarterly meeting on January 7, 2024, and approved the following appointments to look after ARAP’s day-to-day affairs...
The Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association, Hyderabad, general body meeting took place at the Moulana Azad Oriental Research Centre in Public Garden, Hyderabad, Telangana on December 31, 2023. The event commenced at 2:30 PM with the recitation of the Quran by Mr G. Ansari setting a respectful tone.
NED69ers are spread all over the globe with most relatives residing in Karachi and other parts of Pakistan. Recently, Engr. Shakil Haider (Civil) came to visit his family in Karachi for a special occasion. Engr. Cdr. ® Najam Ul Hasnain took the initiative and arranged a get-together dinner at DHA Club on January 15, 2024 in Karachi.
The marriage ceremony of Nausheen Samad, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samadullah Khan, was held on 6th January 2024. The ceremony took place at Lawn “A” of Aviation Officers Mess (CAA Club) on Shahrah-E-Faisal Karachi Airport Hajj Terminal.
In 1978 six socialist republics made up the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. These were Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia. The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes had been formed in 1918 after WWI and subsequently became the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in 1929.
As part of our yearlong celebration, we are launching a new biweekly newsletter that will transport you back through the decades of our global connections. To kick things off, we highlight our 2024 calendar, with 12 months of friendly faces from AramcoWorld stories...
The All-Pakistan Math Olympiad (APMO) is organized by the GIKI Mathematics Society (GMS) of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) located in Topi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Dozens of volunteers joined together in Houston, Texas, to construct a mudhif, a reed structure dating back 5,000 years to the Mesopotamian marshes of southern Iraq. The hut served as a meeting place—for some of the city’s 4,000 Iraqis and their fellow Houstonians to share insights into an ancient society and gain a sense of community.
In Part 1 of this series, Mark Lowey recounts a tour of mainland Portugal in September 2023. Part 2 describes a side trip to São Miguel Island in the Azores, the remote nine-island, Portuguese archipelago 900 miles west of Lisbon in the North Atlantic Ocean.
We had decided to have a holiday! We would spend a couple of days exploring Athens and then take a ferry to one of the islands from Piraeus. We checked into the original Esperia hotel on Stadiou Street where I had stayed a year before and where we were able to garage the car.
Aramco Extends Successful Partnership with Aston Martin Formula One Team to Become Official Title Partner
Aramco and Aston Martin Formula One® Team announce a long-term extension of their partnership. From Jan. 1, 2024, the Silverstone-based team will be known as the Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team.
Aramco and Saudi Arabia are taking steps to aid the global effort to reduce emissions from the operations of the energy industry, said H.E. Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, chairman of Aramco’s Board of Directors and governor of the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), during a discussion at the Saudi Green Initiative (SGI) forum in Dubai recently.