Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.
Hamud finished his pitch, and I was about to take the jeep for a spin when the call to evening prayer sounded and the din of the arena began to settle. I pulled out a thousand riyals deposit and said I’d return tomorrow with a friend to check out the mechanicals and close the deal
Saudi Aramco and SABIC Announce Yanbu as The Site for the Development of an Integrated Industrial Complex to Convert Crude Oil to Chemicals
Saudi Aramco and SABIC have announced their selection of Yanbu, on the west coast of Saudi Arabia, as the site for the development of an integrated industrial complex to convert crude oil to chemicals (COTC).
Two weeks ago, an Aramco ExPats feature on Petra noted that the ancient capital of the Nabataean Empire has been named one of the “new” Seven Wonders of the World. Other countries in the Middle East, not just Jordan with Petra, are awash with stunning historical attractions...
In September 2018, I planned to perform Umrah along with my wife, Zohra Iqbal, and my eldest daughter and her husband. As Zohra has been ill for some time but is now feeling better we thought it a good time to perform Umrah.
Dhahran — Launched last week, Saudi Aramco’s refreshed website is a tantalizing discovery of modern stories about one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas companies, enticing viewers to know more by custom displaying content based on browsing choices.
This dish reflects the multicultural environment of my upbringing; it combines local ingredients and my Chinese heritage wok cooking. I learned most of my basic culinary skills in my mother’s kitchen. She taught me everything—from raising livestock and preparing animals for slaughter, through the chopping block and ending at the dinner table.
Narrowing Gender Gap is a Key Priority for Saudi Aramco, CEO Amin Nasser says at Gulf Region Organization for Women Forum
Saudi Aramco hosted the Gulf Region Organization for Women (GROW) forum under the banner of “Shaping the Future of Female Opportunities”, at the Plaza Conference Center today. GROW is a strategic platform seeking to promote policies supporting professional development for women in the Gulf.
Saudi Aramco Reinforces its Backing for Women Empowerment at Leadership Excellence for Women Awards and Symposium
Saudi Aramco, chaired the “Leadership Excellence for Women Awards and Symposium” (LEWAS), a leading industry event held at the Bahrain International Convention & Exhibition Center from October 23-25, promoting efforts to increase professional opportunities for women engagement and leadership in the Downstream sector of the energy industry.
“Do they not look at the camels, how they are made?” [Al-Qur’an 88:17] The horse, the cow, and the camel are the three most important animals in the history of the world. Without any one of them, the story of humankind would have to be rewritten. Without the camel, the story of Islam...
Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools received more than six-hundred responses to a survey sent to alumni earlier this year. Inspired by the feedback and nostalgic stories we have decided to reach out to you again!
Mohammed O. Al Subaie’s distinguished 25-year career with Saudi Aramco was celebrated earlier this month when executive senior management — past and present — as well as colleagues, friends, and family, gathered to recognize him for his contributions to the company and wish him well in his retirement.
Saudi Aramco won the Best Exploration Technology Award at the recently held 2018 World Oil Awards, honoring groundbreaking strides in the oil and gas industry. The technology is SpiceRack, an innovative robotized solution for seabed seismic acquisition.
Saudi Aramco Chairs Gulf Downstream Association Conference Promoting Strategic Investment, Innovation and Technology
Saudi Aramco, a founding member of the Gulf Downstream Association (GDA), is chairing the GDA 2018 International Downstream Conference & Exhibition held at the Bahrain International Convention & Exhibition Center from October 23-25 under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Kingdom of Bahrain.
Saudi Aramco Signs 15 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) at the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Forum worth $34 Billion
At the highly impactful Future Investment Initiative (FII) forum in Riyadh today, Saudi Aramco signed 15 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) and strategic and commercial collaborations valued at more than US$34 billion with 15 international partner companies and entities from eight countries in 3 continents.
Saudi Aramco Highlights its Contributions to the Realization of Saudi Vision 2030 at Future Investment Initiative
President and CEO Amin Nasser: “Saudi Aramco is proud to be a strategic partner in the Future Investment Initiative. We seek to be an active participant in the design of the economic future and standing of the Kingdom, not only domestically but also internationally.”
Saudi Aramco Expands Presence in China Refining Market with Signing of MOU with Zhejiang Petrochemical
Saudi Aramco recently signed an MoU with Chinese Zhejiang provincial government during the 2nd International Petroleum and Natural Gas Enterprises Conference (IPEC), to acquire a share of Zhejiang Petrochemical’s new refinery project.
There were a lot of pick-up trucks available, though the Japanese models were too compact for me, and I wanted a back seat. The vehicles most closely to what we now call a SUV were the Chevy Blazer and the Toyota Land Cruiser, but they were new and pricey.
Over the years, legions of ExPats living in the Kingdom and working for Aramco have taken advantage of their close proximity to the famous historical sites of the Middle East to explore their wonders in person. AramcoExPats publisher Vicci Turner was one of them. During her 25 years in Saudi...
Austin — A Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion with a “heart-of-Texas” flavor recently unrolled near Austin, Texas. The reunion featured unique activities such as trapshooting and longhorn steer riding, plus a trio of banquets — including a gala hosted by Aramco Services Company (ASC) as a “thank you” for the participants’ combined centuries of work at the enterprise — as well as another event dubbed the Chuck Wagon Buffet.