Brighton and Hove & Bristol: Two Global #1s

Brighton and Hove & Bristol: Two Global #1s

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Separate from its tempestuous politics, the U.K. has been getting a lot of positive attention of late for other, more upbeat reasons. Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave for the past month, you’re likely already aware that the 2018 FIFA World Cup is underway in Russia.

A Man of Many Names

A Man of Many Names

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Story-telling comes in many forms, written and oral, prose and poetry, fact and fiction. There are fables like “The Tortoise and the Hare” and folktales like “The Pied Piper.” There are ghost stories like “Ali the Cairene and the Haunted House in Baghdad” and fairy tales like “Cinderella.”

UNESCO Puts al-Hasa on World Heritage List

UNESCO Puts al-Hasa on World Heritage List

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Al-Hasa, the ancient oasis region in eastern Saudi Arabia, received an official world heritage listing last week during meetings in Bahrain of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee.

FRP Rebar: A Revolution in Concrete Construction

FRP Rebar: A Revolution in Concrete Construction

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) rebar has brought a concrete construction revolution that is in full alignment with Saudi Aramco efforts to promote nonmetallic solutions.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 11, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 11, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Edna Adan offers words of comfort to a young mother after treatment at the hospital named after her. Adan says the mother was fortunate. “When it takes them five days to get to a hospital, it’s too late,” she says. “Somaliland is bigger than 20 other countries in Africa. It’s a huge territory. Medical facilities are clustered around the main cities. What about the other areas? Women are having babies everywhere.”

Aramco World - July 2018

Aramco World - July 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.

The Wonders of the Red Sea

The Wonders of the Red Sea

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Saudi Arabia is a special place. The Kingdom owes a major component of its unique identity to the distinctive geological history of the region—on land and sea. The Arabian Peninsula sits squarely between two fabled bodies of water with long and colorful histories: the Arabian Gulf and the Red Sea.

Happy 90th Birthday, Verne Stueber

Happy 90th Birthday, Verne Stueber

BY Verne Stueber / /

Every year has its noteworthy events, and 1952 was no exception. In February in the U.K., Elizabeth II became Queen of England upon the death of her father, King George VI. In May, also in the U.K., the jet age of travel was born with the introduction into service of the world’s first passenger jet, the ill-fated de Havilland DH 106 Comet.

'Roads of Arabia’ paves the way in the Far East

'Roads of Arabia’ paves the way in the Far East

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

After a series of visits to European and U.S. cities, the The “Roads of Arabia” exhibition tour journeyed through the Far East region of China, South Korea, and Japan.

Saudi Aramco Rebalances its Asia Crude Oil Benchmark

Saudi Aramco Rebalances its Asia Crude Oil Benchmark

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco announced that it is adjusting its Asia crude oil pricing marker in an effort to increase the overall reliability of its crude oil pricing. Saudi Aramco’s long-standing price marker was the average of Platts Dubai and Platts Oman assessments.

Panorama 2018 – Issue 1

Panorama 2018 – Issue 1

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue, learn more useful techniques to use when teaching defensive driving skills as well as tips for safely preparing your home for a new baby. Be sure not to miss our behind the scenes interviews with medical and traffic professionals.

Panorama 2017 – Issue 3

Panorama 2017 – Issue 3

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue, learn more about how to ensure that your charitable donations are being used wisely, tips for keeping your kids safe in the home home, and advice on how to get the best selfie.

Saudi Aramco and NOV Sign Joint Venture Agreement

Saudi Aramco and NOV Sign Joint Venture Agreement

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco signed a shareholder agreement with National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) to form a joint venture partnership to establish an integrated world-class on-shore rig and equipment manufacturing and aftermarket facility in Ras Al-Khair in Saudi Arabia. Per the shareholder agreement, Saudi Aramco will own 30% of the joint venture’s shares, while NOV will own the remaining 70%.

“Will the real hamour please stand up?”

“Will the real hamour please stand up?”

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Baby boomers in the U.S. will remember this. Beginning in 1956 on CBS, a popular panel game show called “To Tell The Truth” ran for 12 years on American television. The show featured four panelists who were tasked with trying to figure out which of three guests...

2019 Aramco Brats Reunion - Hotel Reservations Now Open!

2019 Aramco Brats Reunion - Hotel Reservations Now Open!

BY Aramco Brats / /

The moment you have been waiting for has arrived! Yep, after months of negotiations, your intrepid reunion committee is excited to announce that our group room reservations are now open at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 27, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 27, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

It’s a torrent of teenagers, flowing uphill toward me on the narrow trail. I step to the left, cramming myself into a wedge of stone wall beneath the spread of an olive tree as they clatter past in a cloud of bubble-gum perfume, sullen-eyed puffing, laughter and primary colors. The last in line gives me the side-eye as he shoulders an outsized loudspeaker up toward the trailhead on the slopes above.

OPEC: Supply, Investment, Balance

OPEC: Supply, Investment, Balance

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Speaking at the OPEC International Seminar, Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser said investment in the upstream oil sector would need to rebound following a period of decline from 2014 to 2016.

Saudi Aramco Signs Framework Agreement with ADNOC and MoU with Indian Consortium RRPCL

Saudi Aramco Signs Framework Agreement with ADNOC and MoU with Indian Consortium RRPCL

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced today that they have signed a Framework Agreement to jointly develop the Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (RRPCL), a 1.2 million barrels per day integrated mega refinery and petrochemicals complex at Ratnagiri, 215 miles south of Mumbai in Maharashtra, India.

Amira Badawi Weds Brian Voorhees

Amira Badawi Weds Brian Voorhees

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Ali and Elizabeth Badawi are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Amira (DH 1991) to Brian Voorhees. The couple live and work in Washington, DC.