On Memorial Day Weekend, 2021 ABI Welcomes all Aramco Brats to Tucson, Arizona!

On Memorial Day Weekend, 2021 ABI Welcomes all Aramco Brats to Tucson, Arizona!

BY AramcoBrats / /

The brAts spoke and ABI listened. Based on our survey results, brAts want their next reunion to be: “in a place that is hot and sunny”; “the resort needs a central gathering place with bars”; “we need one pool or pools close together”; “we want a resort that is not so spread out”. BrAts you got it!

'Desert Diamonds' Dhahran Quilting Community Surges

'Desert Diamonds' Dhahran Quilting Community Surges

BY The Arabian Sun / /

It’s a good time to be crafty because the Dhahran Oasis Quilt Guild (DOQG) is experiencing a resurgence in popularity, and that is translating to more quilting classes and a growing quilting community.

Congratulations to Aramco Annuitant Mohammed Ifteqaruddin

Congratulations to Aramco Annuitant Mohammed Ifteqaruddin

BY Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

Congratulations to Aramco annuitant Mohammed Ifteqaruddin, Technical Advisor Mechanical Services, Ras Tanura Refinery, upon receiving a diploma in Mass Communication and Public Relations.

Ministry of Energy Directed Saudi Aramco to Raise Maximum Capacity

Ministry of Energy Directed Saudi Aramco to Raise Maximum Capacity

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco announces that it received a directive from the Ministry of Energy to increase its maximum sustainable capacity (MSC) from 12 million barrels per day (MMBD) to 13 MMBD. It is to be noted that the MSC is determined by the State pursuant to the Hydrocarbons Law, enacted by Royal Decree M/37, dated 12/20/2017.

Aramco Announces Partnership with Formula 1®

Aramco Announces Partnership with Formula 1®

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco, the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company, today announced a long term global sponsorship with Formula 1®, connecting the Company to a worldwide audience of 500 million racing fans. This agreement marks the Company’s first global sponsorship of a major sporting event.

Osama Nafees Qureshi Weds Fiza Liaqat

Osama Nafees Qureshi Weds Fiza Liaqat

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The wedding reception of Osama Nafees Qureshi, son of Mr. and Mrs. Muhammad Nafees Qureshi, to Fiza Liaqat, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Liaqat Ali Malik was held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the PNS Bahadur Lawn, Karsaz, Karachi, Pakistan.

Panorama 2020 – Issue 1

Panorama 2020 – Issue 1

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue learn more about: how to keep safety in focus, weather affects your vehicle, the joys of childhood, simple steps to improve online privacy, getting your best sleep, buying a home that's safe and sound.

Rebuilding the Center of ’Udhailiyah

Rebuilding the Center of ’Udhailiyah

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The smallest and most remote of Saudi Aramco’s residential communities for families, ‘Udhailiyah is famed as the “Flower City.” Here, individuals and families make tight bonds with each other — bonds that are strengthened at community activities, sports events, and special celebrations.

Dhahran in the Summer of 1965: Part 11 of Distant Arabia

Dhahran in the Summer of 1965: Part 11 of Distant Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

Filmed by Peter Benjamin, this film shows the familiar landmarks of Dhahran beginning with the Gateway to Safety. The Mail Center is seen at 0:33, the commissary at 0:48, followed by the Ad Building and the Dining Hall. At 1:11 the scene cuts to the Swimming Pool and the returning students lounging in the sun.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 04, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 04, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

With droning electric guitars and gravel-voiced lamentations, the collective of Malian Tuareg musicians named Tinariwen—pronounce it tee-NAH-ree-wen—has risen to become one of central Saharan Africa’s global voices and a pioneer of a new musical genre.

Exploring Rani Kot Fort in the Interior of Sindh, Pakistan

Exploring Rani Kot Fort in the Interior of Sindh, Pakistan

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Being a dedicated engineer, I have never found the opportunity to explore our own province of Sindh, one of the four provinces of Pakistan. After retirement from Saudi Aramco, I started reading about the beauty of the interior of Sindh...

SAEEA Visits Ailing Member - Syed Shabbar Hassan Abidi

SAEEA Visits Ailing Member - Syed Shabbar Hassan Abidi

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

As a regular practice, Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) visits their ailing members. On Saturday, February 29, 2020 SAEEA Coordinator Mohammad Abdul Matin and two other friends visited Syed Shabbar Hassan Abidi. badge number 73819, of MSA/Materials Distribution Department Dhahran.

Saudi Aramco Former Employees Reunion in Hyderabad, India

Saudi Aramco Former Employees Reunion in Hyderabad, India

BY Dr. Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

The Saudi Aramco Ex-Employee Association (SAEEA) in Hyderabad, India organized its annual meeting on 23rd February, 2020 from 14:00 to 17:00 hours at Abul Kalam Azad Memorial and Research Oriental Institute Hall at Public Garden in Nampally, Hyderabad.

Aramcons on the Move in Al-Ula

Aramcons on the Move in Al-Ula

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A group of 76 Aramcons recently flew to Al-Ula, one of the Kingdom’s undiscovered wonders, for a weekend packed with activity and adventure. Fifty-five Aramcons participated in the second annual EcoTrail Race, which took them past dramatic landscapes, rock formations, canyons, and deep into desert valleys.

Authentic Whirling Dervishes: Part 10 of Distant Arabia

Authentic Whirling Dervishes: Part 10 of Distant Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

Filmed by Aramco Brat and Aramcon Doug Webb at the ancient Sufi school in Aleppo, Syria during a visit in the mid-80s, this video is a crowd-pleaser. The dervishes dance to a drum accompaniment that is centuries old.

Saudi Aramco sponsors first International Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Conference (iCCUS) in Riyadh

Saudi Aramco sponsors first International Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Conference (iCCUS) in Riyadh

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco is sponsoring the first international Carbon capture, utilization, and storage conference (iCCUS), held under the patronage of HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Saudi Minister of Energy, and HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Bahraini Minister of Oil, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh (February 25-26).