Secretaries Wanted in Saudi Arabia - Part 1

Secretaries Wanted in Saudi Arabia - Part 1

BY Betty Clase Felice / /

It was the desire to earn and save enough money to buy a car that convinced me I should answer an ad in the Phoenix Arizona Gazette for secretaries wanted in Saudi Arabia with The Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO).

"Roads of Arabia" Exhibition Inaugurated at Tokyo National Museum

"Roads of Arabia" Exhibition Inaugurated at Tokyo National Museum

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

‘Roads of Arabia: Archeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia’ exhibition, a joint initiative of Saudi Aramco’s King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), co-sponsored by Sumitomo Chemical and Showa Shell was inaugurated today at the Tokyo National Museum in the Japanese Capital, Tokyo, the third leg in the exhibition’s Asia tour, which included Beijing and Seoul.

Arabian Gulf Fish Story

Arabian Gulf Fish Story

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramco annuitant Jimmy Churchill previously shared with us memorable experiences he had while living in Safaniya in the ’70s. Located off the Arabian Gulf coast north of Dhahran, Safaniya is famous as home to the largest offshore oil field in the world.

Why Being An Aramcon is Truly Priceless

Why Being An Aramcon is Truly Priceless

BY The Arabian Sun / /

At the causeway heading back to Dhahran, a Bahraini officer asked: “Would you give this man a ride to Saudi?” I welcomed the man into my car, politely asserting: “Please, buckle up.” Surprisingly, the man replied, “Are you from Aramco?” I had nothing on me or in the car to give me away, so I asked him how he knew. “It’s obvious,” he replied. “Aramcons always buckle up!”

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 24, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 24, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

“Okay, guys,” Moharrak recalls him saying. “As you may have heard, a climber has lost his life. They are evacuating his body. I want you to know this because I want you to know what you are dealing with. I want you to understand where you are, the type of place you are, and the consequences.”

Records Broken at Aramco Houston Half-Marathon

Records Broken at Aramco Houston Half-Marathon

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Described as one of the most competitive half-marathons ever run on American soil, the deep field of elite men and women runners competing in Houston always places the long-distance running community on high alert for new American or world records.

Shahab Shaikh visit to Pakistan

Shahab Shaikh visit to Pakistan

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees who migrated from Saudi Arabia to North America or Canada do visit their families in Pakistan or India on a regular basis. Most of their close relatives are all in their home countries.

2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Take a look back at Aramco ExPats' top hits and highlights of 2017 where we share the community's favorite photos, stories, celebrations, and accomplishments. Thanks to all our readers, contributors, and sponsors for another great year!

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 8

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 8

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Shaikh Amin, retired chief photographer of Aramco, recently went on his yearly tour of the USA to attend the annual Photographic Society of America conference and spend time with his family and friends. In this photo, Shaikh sits with his Aramco friend Bert Seal along with Bert's daughter Lynda and Lynda's husband Stephen.

Arabian Return Chapter XXXIX: Sandy and Jack Adam's Departure

Arabian Return Chapter XXXIX: Sandy and Jack Adam's Departure

BY Colleen Wilson / /

So our impending departure was the reason I felt like I had to turn down Art Spitzer's offer of a full-time job when I returned to work. Kay Hays, in Work Orders, was leaving and he needed to fill that position. I felt like I should be honest with him, so he could find someone who would be a permanent replacement.

Saudi Aramco Showcases Innovative Technologies and Initiatives at ADSW 2018

Saudi Aramco Showcases Innovative Technologies and Initiatives at ADSW 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, alongside other 13 Saudi entities, is participating in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 in the UAE on January 13 – 20, 2018. The Saudi participation in the event is led by the Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, where high-profile Saudi organizations are showcasing sustainability-related initiatives and technologies at the Saudi Pavilion.

Saudi Aramco Participates at the North American International Auto Show

Saudi Aramco Participates at the North American International Auto Show

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco is participating at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, where it will be showcasing innovative technologies that have the potential to transform the internal combustion engine (ICE), greatly improving its efficiency and reducing its environmental impact.

Taking a Strong Role at Clean Fuels Symposium in Beijing

Taking a Strong Role at Clean Fuels Symposium in Beijing

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco was the sponsor of the recent Clean Fuels for Future High Efficiency Engines Symposium in Beijing, China. Part of the annual Society of Automotive Engineers International Powertrain, Fuels and Lubricants meeting, the symposium focused on peer relations for automotive original equipment manufacturers, trade associations, national laboratories, and automotive solution companies.

A Nurse’s Memories of Life in the Kingdom

A Nurse’s Memories of Life in the Kingdom

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Anyone who once lived in Saudi Arabia while working for Aramco remembers the exceptional health care benefits the company provided. Those services reflected in the best possible way the company’s deep concern for the welfare of its people.

AramcoExPats.Com Turns 15 with A Smile

AramcoExPats.Com Turns 15 with A Smile

BY Arthur Clark / /

AramcoExpats.com, which is celebrating its 15th birthday this year, was an unexpected child. “I always had an interest in publishing, but never imagined I would end up in this field,” said Vicci Turner, who cofounded the digital publication for Aramcons past and present, and potential new employees, with her son Rusty Swayne in 2002. “Life is full of surprises!”

A World Map of Aramco ExPats

A World Map of Aramco ExPats

BY Aramco ExPats / /

In August 2016 we introduced readers to ZeeMaps.com, a website that allows groups of individuals to enter information about where they live—anywhere in the world. That information is then graphically illustrated by colored balloons on a scalable map of the world.

NED69ers Mini Reunion - January 09, 2018

NED69ers Mini Reunion - January 09, 2018

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Engr. Syed Shareef Naqvi NED69ers Electrical who retired four years back and presently settled in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was in town for last three weeks and was very busy with his family attending parties, family weddings and meeting all his relatives.

Aramco World - January 2018

Aramco World - January 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.