AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 8, 2023

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 8, 2023

BY AramcoWorld / /

For centuries iso-polyphony, a traditional style of folk singing, has chronicled Albanian life. The songs are part of a rich tradition, vital to weddings, funerals, harvests, festivals and other social events. Efforts to preserve it are picking up.

Portugal, Off The Beaten Track – Part 1

Portugal, Off The Beaten Track – Part 1

BY Mark Lowey / /

My wife and I were missing our dear friends, the Bustins, whom we met in Abqaiq in 2010 and with whom we had traveled in Syria, Lebanon, South Africa, Tennessee, and California. One year after they moved permanently to Portugal, we planned a two-week visit with them in September 2023.

Saudi Arabia Unveils World Expo 2030 Candidature Plans in Paris

Saudi Arabia Unveils World Expo 2030 Candidature Plans in Paris

BY Arab News / /

Saudi Arabia’s capital city is the ideal location for World Expo 2030 because of its growing international stature, strong economy and new infrastructure, according to several government and private sector officials who spoke at a seminar in Paris on Monday night.

Aramco Announces Third Quarter 2023 Results

Aramco Announces Third Quarter 2023 Results

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco announced its third-quarter 2023 results on Tuesday. The company continues to deliver robust earnings while progressing its growth strategy. Commenting on the results, Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser said, “Our robust financial results reinforce Aramco’s ability to generate consistent value for our shareholders...

Ithra Library Showcased at Sharjah International Book Fair

Ithra Library Showcased at Sharjah International Book Fair

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Ithra, a leading cultural institution in Saudi Arabia and the region, is shining the spotlight on its expansive library’s vast and unique reservoir of cultural offerings made available to avid readers locally, regionally, and around the globe as it joins Sharjah International Book Fair for the first time through Nov. 12.

Mariam Celebrated Her 18th Happy Birthday

Mariam Celebrated Her 18th Happy Birthday

BY Mariam Ata Ur Rehman / /

Mariam's 18th birthday was a milestone event that brought her close-knit family together in a warm and memorable celebration. Surrounded by her loving parents Ata Ur Rehman and Kiran Ata Ur Rehman, brothers Habib Ur Rehman and Obaid Ur Rehman...

Aramco ExPat Blends Interesting Work with a Convenient Lifestyle

Aramco ExPat Blends Interesting Work with a Convenient Lifestyle

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Todd started living as an expat in Saudi Arabia in 2008, when he moved there from Texas with his wife and three children. At the time, they were looking for an adventure, an attractive benefits package, and a more convenient lifestyle for their busy family.

FII7: One-size-fits-all Approach Not Acceptable, says Aramco CEO

FII7: One-size-fits-all Approach Not Acceptable, says Aramco CEO

BY The Arabian Sun / /

“A ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to the energy transition is not acceptable.” This was the key message Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser delivered to delegates at the 7th annual Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, in October.

Ayra's 4th Birthday Party

Ayra's 4th Birthday Party

BY Zoya Imran / /

Baby Ayra Khan turned 4 on October 12th, 2023! Time truly does fly. Ayra is the daughter of Engr. Bilal Ahmed Khan and Faryal Khaleeq. Ayra’s 4th birthday was celebrated on the 21st of October. The event was a Coco melon-themed extravaganza filled with joy, laughter, and cherished moments.

Leadership and Technical Excellence Earn Aramco SPE Awards

Leadership and Technical Excellence Earn Aramco SPE Awards

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Five Aramco professionals were recognized by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) for their significant technical and professional contributions to the petroleum engineering profession and to the worldwide oil and gas industry during the Society’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), mid-October in San Antonio.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections -  October 26, 2023

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 26, 2023

BY AramcoWorld / /

Most Syrians eat cauliflower this way, but any vegetable can be made into ma’aleh—just deep-fry it and make a sandwich as described above. But in my opinion, my mother’s oven-roasted cauliflower is even better; it’s a perfect side dish or sandwich filling.

Ithra Calls on Best and Brightest from Around the Globe to Support Refugee Relief

Ithra Calls on Best and Brightest from Around the Globe to Support Refugee Relief

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Ithra, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, is using the power of creativity to design sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life for refugees around the world. It’s all part of Ithra’s Tanween 2023, the largest creativity platform in the Kingdom designed to celebrate...

The Heart of Arabia Expedition, The Conclusion

The Heart of Arabia Expedition, The Conclusion

BY Brid Beeler / /

The Royal Geographical Society was founded in 1830. Its home for over 100 years has been the prestigious Lowther Lodge, situated in Kensington not far from South Kensington Tube Station in London. From its inception, the society’s purpose has been the “advancement of geographical science”...

1976 Abqaiq Ladies' Football Team Takes On Abqaiq Men's Football Team

1976 Abqaiq Ladies' Football Team Takes On Abqaiq Men's Football Team

BY Veronica (O’Neill) Anderson / /

I recently came across this photo in one of my albums and thought it might cause a few smiles and perhaps jog a few memories. We were certainly ahead of our time (about 47 years!), as a ladies' football team was something of an oddity in 1976. We were a diverse, multinational mix, with two Americans...

Aramco's Next Step: Bringing Gas to Our Local Markets with LNG

Aramco's Next Step: Bringing Gas to Our Local Markets with LNG

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco recognizes that meeting the world’s growing energy needs without compromising energy security, and reliability, is more essential today than ever before. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), which is natural gas in liquid form, offers a lower-carbon emission energy source than coal and fuel oil...

Aramco, ENOWA to Develop E-fuel Demonstration Plant

Aramco, ENOWA to Develop E-fuel Demonstration Plant

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco and ENOWA, NEOM’s energy and water company, have signed a joint development agreement to construct and establish a first-of-its-kind synthetic electro fuel (e-fuel) demonstration plant. The plant, which will be located in ENOWA’s Hydrogen Innovation and Development Center (HIDC)...

Zara Imran's 14th Birthday Celebration

Zara Imran's 14th Birthday Celebration

BY Zoya Imran / /

Every year, we all become eager to celebrate our birthday. It is special as it comes only once every year and we get to celebrate it with great joy and happiness. Usually, a lot of wishes of people come true on this day and they enjoy the day with their loved ones.

SAEEA Progress Meeting Minutes - October 21, 2023

SAEEA Progress Meeting Minutes - October 21, 2023

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on October 21, 2023. This was a video conferencing meeting and the 6th meeting of the current year 2023. SAEEA 2nd newsletter was delayed because of technical difficulties. It will be released within a short period of time.