EXPEC ARC Wins Three Awards at ADIPEC

EXPEC ARC Wins Three Awards at ADIPEC

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) won three out of five awards at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC).

Last Chance To Save Your Seat For Our Free Financial Education Workshop!

Last Chance To Save Your Seat For Our Free Financial Education Workshop!

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

Do you feel comfortable making financial decisions, or do you often find yourself asking questions such as “Am I saving enough and in the right place?” Join Reilly Financial Advisors for a complimentary two-day workshop at the Tandoori House, where we provide general financial education, aimed at helping you answer common questions like these.

A Diamond in the Desert

A Diamond in the Desert

BY Aramco ExPats / /

“Diamante” is the Italian word for diamond. It also happens to be the last name of Giovanni Diamante, Badge Number 160876, a former senior trainer with Saudi Aramco who came to Ras Tanura in 1993 and worked for the company for the next four years as a teacher.

80 Years of Prosperity

80 Years of Prosperity

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Ours is the industry of Spindletop and shale, of Manifa and Ghawar, of Steineke and Khamis. As they knew 80 years ago, and as Americans and Saudis know today, going the extra mile together when others are starting to write us off is the best way of making our own history. — Amin Nasser

King Salman Energy Park: At the Epicenter of a Global Industry

King Salman Energy Park: At the Epicenter of a Global Industry

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Arabia continues to power toward the goals set out in its transformative Vision 2030 economic road map with the recent announcement of an official endorsement by the Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques, King Salman ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Aziz Al Sa’ud, of the naming of King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province.

Arabian Return Chapter XLIII: Preparing for Our Departure

Arabian Return Chapter XLIII: Preparing for Our Departure

BY Colleen Wilson / /

At the beginning of next week, we were assigned a packing date of July 18th and made reservations to leave July 26th on a British Airways flight to London. Oran would stay one night, then fly on to Dallas, and I would stay 4 more nights as a concession for our not stopping in Athens again, which I had wanted to do. I started getting organized in earnest for the packers.

Aramco Services Company to Strengthen MIT Collaboration with $25 Million Research Commitment

Aramco Services Company to Strengthen MIT Collaboration with $25 Million Research Commitment

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Services Company (ASC), the North American arm of Saudi Aramco; and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has entered into a new 5-year $25 million collaboration targeting new research and development (R&D) in the fields of sustainable and renewable energy; advanced materials; carbon capture, utilization, and storage; environmental sciences; energy storage; water conservation and reuse; advanced materials; and cutting edge technologies including computational modeling, artificial intelligence, robotics and nanotechnologies.

Bringing You Home to Saudi

Bringing You Home to Saudi

BY 2019 KSA Reunion Committee / /

“Life takes you unexpected places, love brings you home.” – Melissa McClone. With planning well and truly underway for the next KSA Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion in March 2019, the big question is “why should I return?”

The Family of Andrea Kopczynski Peterson Asks for Your Support

The Family of Andrea Kopczynski Peterson Asks for Your Support

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Andrea Kopczynski Peterson, daughter of Barbara and Ed Kopczynski, is suffering from Scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease. Andrea grew up in Ras Tanura and Dhahran along with her sister Erica and brother Patrick who died in 2010 and whose two children Andrea and her husband Craig have taken in to raise as their own along with their four children.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 21, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 21, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Often considered poor man’s food because it is cheap and filling, kushari (koo-shar-ee) showcases the simple flavors of Egypt, making it popular among children and world travelers alike.

A Continued Tradition of Excellence

A Continued Tradition of Excellence

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Another chapter was added to Saudi Aramco’s storied history of excellence last week as the company celebrated the 2018 Excellence Awards with a ceremony at al-Ghawar Hall.

Arabian Return Chapter XLII: Oran Returns

Arabian Return Chapter XLII: Oran Returns

BY Colleen Wilson / /

On Wednesday night I went to a dance in the gymnasium with the Kings, Yates, and some others to see a group called "The Blue Notes". My week alone went by really fast and Oran returned from the U.S. on a British Air Flight from London on Friday, June 9th, 1978, arriving at 6 p.m. Wouldn't you know it, his flight back and overnight in London were very nice. 

Tape Ball Cricket Tournament by Being Student 2018

Tape Ball Cricket Tournament by Being Student 2018

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Being Student is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to bridging the gap between industry and the students. Being Student promotes learning and encourages cooperation between professionals and individuals seeking opportunities in the industries.

Renewable Best Practice

Renewable Best Practice

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco's Power Systems Renewables Department (PSRD) recently hosted its first engagement workshop with domestic joint ventures and relevant Saudi Aramco departments to identify opportunities and share knowledge about renewables and smart energy solutions.

SAEEA 18th Reunion

SAEEA 18th Reunion

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 18th Reunion on March 03, 2018 at Arena Club, Karachi.

Palestine Olive Harvest Trip

Palestine Olive Harvest Trip

BY Lisa Jacobs and Raidah Ziadeh Hudson / /

In October 2017, a group of Aramco Brats went on an amazing tour of Jordan and Palestine and to visit Daily Hugz, a nonprofit animal sanctuary founded by fellow Aramco Brat, Maad Abu-Ghazalah (DH 1977).