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, Shaikh joins the family of Azmat Deane who joined Aramco in 1954.
Saudi Aramco participated in Future Investment Initiative (FII) 2017, a major gathering of global business and policy influencers organized by the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) and held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 24–26, 2017.
Speaking at this year’s American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) International Conference and Exhibition, Ibraheem M. Assa’adan, vice president of Exploration with Saudi Aramco, discussed how geosciences had fueled decades of success for hydrocarbons — the substance that changed human civilization and propelled economic prosperity over the past century.
The New Silk Road is an increasingly popular term referring to an emerging network of infrastructure, enhanced transportation routes, and widening economic and energy corridors between the Far East and Europe, with the Arabian Gulf region as the geographical nexus enabling this growth.
If you are a baby boomer that grew up in America in the ’50s, chances are you remember a children’s song called “Donkey Riding.” The lyrics to the first few stanzas go like this:
Our concern for Aramco ExPats affected by the series of natural disasters that have struck in the United States and its territories in recent months continues to grow. First, there were the hurricanes: Harvey, Irma, Maria, and others. Now there’s fire in California to add flames to their rain.
Dubai, UAE – 10 September 2017: Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) opened its Secondary School campus with first class facilities for Grades 6-10 on September 10th 2017. The new Secondary School follows the successful launch of the Primary School campus in 2015.
From the mid-10th century ce one of history's great scientific eras began to flourish across Islamic lands. Like the European Renaissance, it was marked as much by cultural exchange, synthesis and dialog as it was by individual discovery.
In this edition: Seismic: pushing the boundaries in frontier exploration | Bringing Zuluf GOSP-3 back online | Building the first booster gas compressor station facilities in the Kingdom | UAVs take flight for explorationists
Saudi Aramco participated as the diamond sponsor in the 5th Water Arabia Conference and Exhibition under the theme “Sustaining water resources through innovative and reliable water and wastewater treatment technologies.”
A recent joint symposium between Saudi Aramco and the Japan Cooperation Center, Petroleum (JCCP) held in Tokyo featured the theme “The Global Perspective of the Hydrogen Economy.”
Saudi Aramco is participating in the 2nd International C4I (Command, Control, Communication, Computer, and Intelligence) Conference to be held from October 17 to 19, 2017 in Riyadh under the patronage of HRH Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense.
For more than 90 years, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has created a platform for sharing technical ideas in oil and gas exploration and production, and serving as a place for industry to debut its latest technologies.
Construction of new camp facilities was progressing at a rapid pace, too. Work was underway to widen and pave the road to the new townhouses, now 25th St, and the north perimeter road. As new housing areas and the additional 9 holes of the Golf Course were being completed, the camp was expanding to the west toward the highway to Dhahran.
“The inauguration of a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility for gas and steam turbines and compressors represents a new milestone in the fruitful cooperation with Saudi Aramco's strategic partner, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd.,” said Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani, Saudi Aramco's senior vice president of Upstream.
The world needs a healthy geophysical industry. Connecting applied geophysics to the business is more important than ever as operators look to lower costs and identify economically viable exploration and production opportunities.
Aramco Expats correspondent Grace Gail Malone interviews Tim Barger about his new book. "Your new collection of stories is entitled Christmas in Khobar. The name comes from one of your stories, but aren’t you concerned that a wider audience might not have even heard of the place?"
Reilly Financial Advisors Named To The 2017 Financial Advisor Magazine’s Top 50 Fastest Growing RIAs!
It has been a busy year thus far for Reilly Financial Advisors. Adding to an already long list of awards, RFA was named to the 2017 Financial Advisor Magazine’s Top 50 Fastest-Growing RIAs!
Research scientists at the Saudi Aramco EXPEC Advanced Research Center may be on the cusp of mitigating future elemental sulfur and even removing its deposition tenfold by using a cheaper solid-liquid mixture — simple garlic and low-grade heavy diesel oil.
Saudi Aramco participated in the first Saudi Electricity Forum (SEF) and its accompanying exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources (MEIM) at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh from 10‑12 October 2017.