Aramco Services Company to Strengthen MIT Collaboration with $25 Million Research Commitment

Aramco Services Company to Strengthen MIT Collaboration with $25 Million Research Commitment

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Services Company (ASC), the North American arm of Saudi Aramco; and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has entered into a new 5-year $25 million collaboration targeting new research and development (R&D) in the fields of sustainable and renewable energy; advanced materials; carbon capture, utilization, and storage; environmental sciences; energy storage; water conservation and reuse; advanced materials; and cutting edge technologies including computational modeling, artificial intelligence, robotics and nanotechnologies.

Bringing You Home to Saudi

Bringing You Home to Saudi

BY 2019 KSA Reunion Committee / /

“Life takes you unexpected places, love brings you home.” – Melissa McClone. With planning well and truly underway for the next KSA Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion in March 2019, the big question is “why should I return?”

The Family of Andrea Kopczynski Peterson Asks for Your Support

The Family of Andrea Kopczynski Peterson Asks for Your Support

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Andrea Kopczynski Peterson, daughter of Barbara and Ed Kopczynski, is suffering from Scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease. Andrea grew up in Ras Tanura and Dhahran along with her sister Erica and brother Patrick who died in 2010 and whose two children Andrea and her husband Craig have taken in to raise as their own along with their four children.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 21, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 21, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Often considered poor man’s food because it is cheap and filling, kushari (koo-shar-ee) showcases the simple flavors of Egypt, making it popular among children and world travelers alike.

A Continued Tradition of Excellence

A Continued Tradition of Excellence

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Another chapter was added to Saudi Aramco’s storied history of excellence last week as the company celebrated the 2018 Excellence Awards with a ceremony at al-Ghawar Hall.

Arabian Return Chapter XLII: Oran Returns

Arabian Return Chapter XLII: Oran Returns

BY Colleen Wilson / /

On Wednesday night I went to a dance in the gymnasium with the Kings, Yates, and some others to see a group called "The Blue Notes". My week alone went by really fast and Oran returned from the U.S. on a British Air Flight from London on Friday, June 9th, 1978, arriving at 6 p.m. Wouldn't you know it, his flight back and overnight in London were very nice. 

Tape Ball Cricket Tournament by Being Student 2018

Tape Ball Cricket Tournament by Being Student 2018

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Being Student is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to bridging the gap between industry and the students. Being Student promotes learning and encourages cooperation between professionals and individuals seeking opportunities in the industries.

Renewable Best Practice

Renewable Best Practice

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco's Power Systems Renewables Department (PSRD) recently hosted its first engagement workshop with domestic joint ventures and relevant Saudi Aramco departments to identify opportunities and share knowledge about renewables and smart energy solutions.

SAEEA 18th Reunion

SAEEA 18th Reunion

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 18th Reunion on March 03, 2018 at Arena Club, Karachi.

Palestine Olive Harvest Trip

Palestine Olive Harvest Trip

BY Lisa Jacobs and Raidah Ziadeh Hudson / /

In October 2017, a group of Aramco Brats went on an amazing tour of Jordan and Palestine and to visit Daily Hugz, a nonprofit animal sanctuary founded by fellow Aramco Brat, Maad Abu-Ghazalah (DH 1977).

Why Attend a Reunion, You Ask?

Why Attend a Reunion, You Ask?

BY Aramco ExPats / /

All too many years ago, when I was an impressionable freshman struggling to adjust to the demands of college academics, I was told a story about one of my professors noted for his unconventional exams. According to the tale I heard, one of his tests in a previous year consisted of a one-word question, “Why?”

Aramco World - March 2018

Aramco World - March 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

GLOW: New Technology Allows for Safer Measurement of Oil Shipment Purity

GLOW: New Technology Allows for Safer Measurement of Oil Shipment Purity

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Before a single barrel of crude oil is shipped to an awaiting ship at Saudi Aramco’s terminal in Ras Tanura, operators must certify the purity of the crude oil in their tanks. A new technology, called ground level optical water cut (GLOW), allows to check the water content of a crude oil shipment in a safe and timely manner.

Saudi Aramco Honors High Achievers During the Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony

Saudi Aramco Honors High Achievers During the Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco announced today names of the recipients of its Excellence Award, an award that honors the company’s high-achiever teams and individuals who demonstrated excellence, commitment and determination to make a difference and to realize Saudi Aramco values and strategic objectives.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - March 2018

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - March 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - February 2018

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - February 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - December 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - December 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.