Jiddah is a city that hosts great contrasts: on the one hand, it is a large, modern metropolis, and on the other, it is has always existed. Some say the city houses the tomb of Eve, from which the name of the city is said to be derived: جدة “Jaddah,” meaning “grandmother.”
In April 2014, my friend, Suhaim Alsy’ari, invited me to a special event in the desert. I first met Suhaim in 1978, when he was eight years old and I was 23. At that time, Suhaim and his family lived in a humble Bedouin encampment situated close to the remote Aramco construction site...
Sponsored by the Saudi Aramco president & CEO and organized by Saudi Aramco Golf Association (SAGA), the CEO Cup Golf Tournament began back in the 1970s, and it has been held annually continuing the tradition ever since.
Savory Balls or Bitterballen - 1976 Al Hasa Cookbook
Syed Moazzam Ali married Fozia Mazhar. Moazzam is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ovais Akram Ali, Badge No. 73168. Ovais is an ex-employee of the Safaniya Producing Department. Fozia is the daughter of the late Mazhar Saeed.
UK Boarding Schools adapted quickly and effectively to the restrictions brought about by COVID, providing their students with a safe and secure home away from home with the benefit of being able to socialise with their friends, support from tutors, and access to excellent facilities and extensive grounds.
Dr. Ata Ur Rehman is a graduate of Dow University with a diverse interest in all fields of medicine. He completed his M. Phil from Hamdard University and is currently pursuing his PhD from BMSI Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center. He also obtained his post-graduate degree from Baqai University in Endocrinology.
With more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Said A. Al-Hadrami is retiring as vice president of Retail and Lubes Development. Al-Hadrami, who was honored at an event attended by Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser and other members of management, spoke of his pride of being involved in “the company family.”
Vice president of New Business Development (NBD), Mohammad I. Al Assaf, is retiring after 36 years with the company. Al Assaf was honored by Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser and other members of corporate management at a recent ceremony in Dhahran.
Clarification on Aramco – Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings (HHIH) MoU for Blue Hydrogen and Ammonia
In its press release of 3rd March 2021, Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings (HHIH) announced a non-binding MoU for a research and development opportunity, not a commercial agreement.
Today, I have the honor of sharing one of the most thrilling and heartwarming stories I’ve heard in a very long time, one that made me feel nostalgic, curious, and hopeful all at the same time.
On March 4, 1938, “Lucky 7” started producing and Saudi Arabia was launched on its journey to become the world’s largest oil producing nation. Or so runs the widely accepted version of history. But the two years after Lucky 7 were incredibly difficult. The author reveals three major events the early employees had to overcome in those critical years.
Aramco Brat and pilot, Captain Miki Dykes took part from the skies in the 7-day road cycling UAE Tour stage race held from February 21 - 27, 2021 in the United Arab Emirates. The 2021 race was the third edition of the UAE Tour, 'The one and only world tour race in the middle east,' and the first race of the 2021 UCI Cycling World Tour.
Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Arabia’s longest-serving oil minister and the man behind the oil embargo after the 1973 Arab-Israeli war, has died in London at the age of 90. Yamani became oil minister in 1962, replacing Abdullah Tariki, a founding member of OPEC.
Tips for Using Vinegar - 1976 Al Hasa Cookbook
It’s easy to think of blue as a naturally pervasive color. It’s all around us in clear skies and bodies of water. Yet elsewhere blue appears infrequently, coloring only a handful of minerals and less than 10 percent of flowering plants.
AramcoWorld, 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.
Umaima's wedding preparations had begun not long after her Nikkah which was held in the first half of the year in the month of May. After her Nikkah ceremony, from June until the end of November her dowry was collected. As the month of December started the wedding festivities begun.
Ali Al-Baluchi’s memoir offers a rare Saudi insight into the development of his home community as it paralleled the growth of the world’s largest energy company, and the forging of an international community of Aramcons.
This small collection of verses was written as a poetic diary of my thoughts and impressions, influenced by my life and travel within Saudi Arabia during the past eight years (circa 1980s), intending, hopefully, for them to be handed on...