Saudi Aramco has further expanded its In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program and strengthened its relationship with local industry players by awarding purchase agreements to 16 Saudi pressure vessels manufacturers.
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.
Saudi Aramco organized today the 2018 Contractors’ Exchange Conference under the theme “Deploying Technology for Effective Project Execution,” which hosted more than 400 project management professionals and executives from local and regional contracting companies.
Staff members from the Aramco Research Center-Detroit and Dhahran recently participated in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International World Congress and Exhibition in Detroit. Their contributions to the technical sessions illustrated Aramco’s advances with engine and fuels research and technology.
A few weeks back I was shopping for groceries when I heard the man behind the seafood counter say to the customer standing next to me, “It’s a real doozy!” He was referring to a monstrous king salmon large enough to feed an army arrayed in a bed of ice in a nearby cooler.
This past March 16th, 2018, Grace and Bob Banta celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary aboard the cruise ship, Caribbean Princess, by reenacting the wedding ceremony and by renewing their vows.
The two-day festival included a fabric fair. Handmade carpets from the area were entered into a competition. The vocational training school displayed carpets, electrical models, furniture and other products made by the local students.
Using a touchscreen, children play the sounds of musical instruments in a display at “America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far” at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. “The play of the exhibit is nothing new to kids,” says Lizzy Martin, the museum’s director of exhibit development. “It’s the uniqueness of how we layer the cultures onto what they are playing with.”
H.E. Khalid A. Al Falih, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Aramco, has announced the appointment of five new members to the Saudi Aramco Board of Directors.
Saudi Aramco and SABIC Award Second Crude Oil-to-Chemicals (COTC) Project Management Contract to KBR
In a second significant step toward the implementation of Saudi Aramco and SABIC’s fully-integrated crude oil-to-chemicals (COTC) complex in Saudi Arabia, the two partners have awarded a contract to KBR, a leading global provider of project management, and professional & engineering services in the petrochemicals industry, for the COTC project management and front-end engineering and design (FEED).
“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” —Edwin Way Tale
In January 2018, Mohammed Ifteqaruddin visited Makka Mukrrama to perform Umrah. After Umrah, he met his two daughters, Aneesa and Ruqaiyah Iftekhar, along with his grandchildren and sons-in-law now working in Jeddah.
The festivities continued throughout the night. Young camels and sheep were slaughtered for the evening meal. The men gathered on mats around large trays of Kapsa, rice mixed with spices. Hot camel or mutton, with the bones, was placed on top of the rice. Each man would eat by dipping his right hand into the rice and meat.
Aramco Performance Materials (APM) returned this year to North America’s Foam Expo in March with market-ready carbon dioxide (CO2) polyols. Since its public debut last year, APM has attracted significant interest from major U.S. and global polyurethane manufacturers, as well as fabricators and end-users looking for strong product performance with improved sustainability features.
Saudi Aramco co-hosted the “Governance in Focus” forum with the Pearl Initiative at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in Riyadh, under the patronage of His Excellency Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources.
Saudi Aramco Sponsors Society of Petroleum Engineers - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition
Saudi Aramco is participating as a Diamond Sponsor and exhibitor in the Society of Petroleum Engineers KSA section’s Annual Technical Symposium & Exhibition (ATS&E). The event is taking place at the Dhahran Expo exhibition center from April 23-26, with the theme of “where energy meets intelligence” and will include a range of exhibitors, lectures, panel discussions and workshops in the field of petroleum engineering.
How many of you readers can recognize the sound of a safety relief valve popping? Aramco annuitant Dr. Mohammed Ifteqaruddin, Badge Number 140948, can. For thirty-three years, Mohammed dedicated himself to issues relating to safety relief valves at facilities throughout the Kingdom...
One of the biggest hurdles of a Third Culture Kid is maintaining the friendships they formed while living outside their passport country as an expatriate or as a military child, where they spent a significant portion of their lives residing in a foreign country.
About 30 kilometers out of town, the camels had gathered from all over Northern Arabia ready for the 15 kilometer race across the desert. Ann Rhea wanted to go to the starting point so I drove her and her car to that location.
Micronized sealing co-polymer along with sized marble and graphite, seal off the fracture and strengthen the wellbore to enable the drilling of high overbalance wells.