Roman Dreams of Life in the Desert

Roman Dreams of Life in the Desert

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Over the years, we have been fortunate to feature the profiles of Aramco annuitants and brats from many different countries. This week, for the first time, we have the honor of profiling an ex-Aramcon from Italy, Annibale Bernardeschi, Badge Number 96147. 

Take Time to Plan for Boarding School Season

Take Time to Plan for Boarding School Season

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The beauty of any journey is that no two people’s experiences will be the same, and every journey needs a plan. As students and their parents begin to plan for boarding school selections, getting from point A to point B is never as simple as the line that denotes it.

Aramco World - November 2017

Aramco World - November 2017

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.

Mumbai Memories of Arabia

Mumbai Memories of Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The port city of Mumbai in India was originally cobbled together from seven separate islands over 1,000 years ago, forming a part of the Kingdom of Ashoka. For hundreds of years, it was known by the name given to it by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century, Bombay.

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 3

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 3

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Shaikh Amin, retired chief photographer of Aramco, is currently on his yearly tour of the USA to attend the annual Photographic Society of America conference and spend time with his family. In this photo, the family of the late Raja Ghulam Ali Khan poses with Shaikh.

Happy 90th Birthday to Marion Rich DeFord

Happy 90th Birthday to Marion Rich DeFord

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Daughter, Lisa Rich Hunter, shares the announcement of her mother Marion Rich DeFord's upcoming 90th birthday on November 6, 2017. On behalf of all Aramco ExPats, we wish Marion a very happy birthday.

Mapping the Red Sea

Mapping the Red Sea

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco undertakes an unprecedented geological task on the Kingdom’s West Coast as we look to first understand, and then uncover, the treasures buried beneath the waters of the Red Sea.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 01, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 01, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A fennec fox, the sand and stars, a baobab tree and a lad whose scarf unwinds to the length of a tagelmust, the face-covering turban worn by the nomads in the Sahara, are just some of the images that readers hold dear after finishing The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Arabian Return Chapter XXXIII: Work - The Biggest Change of All

Arabian Return Chapter XXXIII: Work - The Biggest Change of All

BY Colleen Wilson / /

I didn't realize it then, but that was to be my last week of freedom for a while. Jeanine King was still in the hospital so she requested I help out at Community Maintenance until she could return. Her boss, Art Spitzer, called to make the offer on Saturday, October 22nd, and when I asked when he would need me he said, "yesterday".

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 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.

Saudi Aramco and Fellow OGCI Members Announce Investments in Promising Low-Emission Technologies

Saudi Aramco and Fellow OGCI Members Announce Investments in Promising Low-Emission Technologies

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser, today joined fellow oil and gas CEOs and key energy and climate leaders for the third annual meeting of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), where they announced investments in promising low-emission technologies to be implemented by OGCI Climate Investments (OGCI CI), the investment arm of OGCI.

Sharing the Keys to Success at MEPEC

Sharing the Keys to Success at MEPEC

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco took part in the three-day Middle East Process Engineering Conference and Exhibition (MEPEC) recently held in Bahrain.

AOC B.V. Enters into Arrangement to Buy Stake in Rotterdam Terminal from Gunvor

AOC B.V. Enters into Arrangement to Buy Stake in Rotterdam Terminal from Gunvor

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Overseas Company B.V. (AOC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, has entered into an arrangement to buy Gunvor Group’s stake in the Maasvlakte Olie Terminal (MOT) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Gunvor is one of the largest physical commodities trading houses in the world. The sale is targeted for completion by the end of October. The agreed terms have not been disclosed.

A Buckeye in Arabia

A Buckeye in Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

People from the state of Ohio are known as “Buckeyes.” For readers unfamiliar with the term, buckeye trees are members of the Horsechestnut Family, and there are more than a dozen species. One of those species is Aesculus glabra, commonly known as the Ohio buckeye.

Announcing Austin Hafla 2018 Committee Chairs

Announcing Austin Hafla 2018 Committee Chairs

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Your Austin Hafla 2018 cohosts, Bill & Judy Walker and David & Vicki Jessich, are pleased to announce these chairpeople for our reunion at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines from Sept. 16th through the morning of Sept. 19th, 2018. Our Hafla Sign-in and Registration Desk will open a day early on Saturday, Sept. 15th...