Abqaiq Clicks in Contest

Abqaiq Clicks in Contest

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The Abqaiq Photography Group (APG) successfully held its first photography contest, open to members and nonmembers in the Abqaiq community. A total of 37 photograph entries were received by the deadline, with winners being selected based on two different categories: Judges’ Selection and Members’ Favorite.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 04, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 04, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

The traditional architecture of Muharraq, once the capital of Bahrain and pearling capital of the Gulf, contrasts with the skyscrapers of Manama, the island-nation’s capital today, just a couple of kilometers to the west.

Showcasing Saudi Aramco’s First In-house Basin Simulator

Showcasing Saudi Aramco’s First In-house Basin Simulator

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s first in-house basin simulator was recently introduced to our upstream scientists, showcasing the capabilities of the powerful new simulator, which is designed to reveal the hidden journey of oil to its present day locations to support explorationists in their discovery of new hydrocarbon deposits.

Enviro News - Second Quarter 2017, Issue 26

Enviro News - Second Quarter 2017, Issue 26

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this edition of Enviro News, find out how Saudi Aramco protects the Kingdom's precious biodiversity as well as the steps taken to ensure clean air when flaring. Also, learn more about how poor office posture can harm your health, how to avoid salmonella in your home and more on risk assessment from a biodiversity perspective.

Saudi Aramco Partners with Petronas Chemicals to Enhance Value

Saudi Aramco Partners with Petronas Chemicals to Enhance Value

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has entered into a strategic partnership with Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) to enhance the value and competitive positioning of its petrochemicals projects within the PETRONAS Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in the southern Malaysian state of Johor.

RE: WSJ Report on 2015 Fire at Radium

RE: WSJ Report on 2015 Fire at Radium

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Following the publication by the Wall Street Journal of an article on the 2015 Radium compound fire, Saudi Aramco reiterates its deepest sympathy to those who lost their lives in this tragic incident.

Arabian Return Chapter XXX: Top Name Performer in Abqaiq

Arabian Return Chapter XXX: Top Name Performer in Abqaiq

BY Colleen Wilson / /

The next day, Monday, it was back to normal. Estella and I went to breakfast in the Dining Hall and met a new wife, Jerry Hook, then went to the pool and stayed all morning. That Wednesday evening, Oran and I went to the Kaul’s before going with them to a performance by "Archie Bell and The LaDrells".

Arvid, Jakki, Mike and Sue Picking Grapes in Portugal

Arvid, Jakki, Mike and Sue Picking Grapes in Portugal

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Were you to throw a dart at a map of the world hung on a wall from ten paces away and hit a continent and not an ocean, chances are you’d find an ex-Aramcon or two living somewhere close by wherever your dart landed. The geographic spread of our readership suggests that...

Is Your Smartphone Hurting You?

Is Your Smartphone Hurting You?

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Apprentices at the Jiddah Industrial Training Center (JITC) held their heads up high during the first “Text Neck Syndrome” awareness campaign as part of the “2017 Year of Health” series. Summer Program B participant and JITC health team member Bandar Al-Harbi delivered an eye-opening presentation designed to raise awareness of the syndrome with more than 200 apprentices, along with staff, in attendance.

O&BS Unearths Creative Talent in Best Photographer Competition

O&BS Unearths Creative Talent in Best Photographer Competition

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Operations and Business Services (O&BS) has a unique approach when it comes to engaging employees and unearthing the hidden talent within its organization. It organizes competitions that O&BS employees can enter as individuals on an equal footing without having to follow the usual hierarchical procedure of first obtaining management permission.

College Preparatory Program Students Excel on International Advanced Placement Exams

College Preparatory Program Students Excel on International Advanced Placement Exams

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Saudi Aramco’s College Preparatory Program (CPP) students, who sat for Advanced Placement (AP) International Exams during a two-week period earlier this year, not only achieved the highest AP exam grades of any previous class of CPP students but also surpassed global averages in all of the subjects tested.

Workforce Well-being Investment Highlighted

Workforce Well-being Investment Highlighted

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

From across the Gulf Cooperation Council, well-being practitioners gathered in Bahrain last week to discuss the benefits of investing in the well-being of employees, on the theme of “Accelerating Workplace Health and Performance Globally.”

Arabian Return Chapter XXIX: Explosion at the Plants

Arabian Return Chapter XXIX: Explosion at the Plants

BY Colleen Wilson / /

The beach facilities at Qurrayah that were being constructed by the company for Abqaiq and Udhailiyah residents were not completed yet, but a site had been established north of the Seawater Plant. Our friend, Jack Hayes, who lived on the Construction Barge there, said he had been working on the site by bulldozing huge amounts of sand onto the beach itself and into the water.

Enhancing Inspection, Fighting Corrosion with Education

Enhancing Inspection, Fighting Corrosion with Education

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Inspection tools and techniques form the backbone to ensure reliable and safe operations across our facilities, as they provide the basis for effective corrosion and asset integrity management. Combatting chronic corrosion and integrity issues involves using innovative inspection techniques and equipment along with traditional methods.

Saudi National Day Celebrating the Unification of Saudi Arabia

Saudi National Day Celebrating the Unification of Saudi Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Few people in history have had the impact on their nation that Abdul Aziz ibn Abdur Rahman ibn Faisal al Saud, better known as ibn Saud, had on his. Conqueror, warrior, leader, visionary, commanding in presence, fearless in battle, cunning in negotiations...

Release of Excelsior!

Release of Excelsior!

BY Aramco ExPats / /

This story from Christmas in Khobar has never been published before. In part, it’s about the miracle of receiving a shipment which for Aramcon families in the fifties was like Christmas in July.

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting - September 16, 2017

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting - September 16, 2017

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on Sept 16, 2017, at Kamal Farooqi’s office. The meeting started with a recitation of Holy Quran by the President, Kamal A. Farooqui.

Saudi Aramco Takes Part in “BIBAN” SMEs Forum

Saudi Aramco Takes Part in “BIBAN” SMEs Forum

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abdulaziz Al-Abdulkarim, vice president for Procurement & Supply Chain Management in Saudi Aramco, spoke in a panel discussion during the BIBAN SMEs Forum 2017, organized by the Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (Monsha’at) and held on September 17-20, 2017, in Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC).