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).

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 20, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 20, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

The snowpack crunched as her feet hit the ground. The Arctic air needled her face. The bright red air taxi fitted with skis had just deposited Raha Moharrak and seven other climbers at base camp, 2,200 meters above sea level on the Kahiltna Glacier, amid the snowy massifs of the Alaska Range. That’s when veteran climbing guide Dave Hahn walked up to the group and looked each of them in the eyes.

First came Harvey, then came Irma

First came Harvey, then came Irma

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Twice in recent weeks, major hurricanes have visited themselves upon the U.S. mainland, wreaking vast destruction with their waters and winds, claiming innocent lives in their fury, leaving enormous damage in their wakes for survivors to overcome.

Organizers of the 2018 Austin Hafla Having Fun While Making Plans

Organizers of the 2018 Austin Hafla Having Fun While Making Plans

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Planning is underway for the 2018 Austin Hafla Annuitants Reunion and by all accounts, volunteers who were able to attend the first meeting in Austin, Texas had a good time. Here's what co-hosts Bill and Judy Walker, and David and Vicki Jessich, had to say:

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 1

Shaikh Amin's Encounters with Aramcons: A Photo Series - Photo 1

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Shaikh Amin, retired chief photographer of Aramco, is currently on his yearly tour of the USA to attend the annual Photographic Society of America conference and spend time with his family. In this photo, Tareck Elass (son of late Majed Elass, former Vice President of Government Affairs and Board Member) is seen with his family visiting Shaikh at his son's residence in Princeton, New Jersey in July of 2017.

Aramco’s East-West Pipelines System Honored by Industry Consortium

Aramco’s East-West Pipelines System Honored by Industry Consortium

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Construction Industry Institute (CII) recently recognized Saudi Aramco’s East-West Pipelines Projects Department for its outstanding application of CII best practices on the Master Gas System Expansion (Phase 1) – Booster Gas Compression Stations project.

Saudi Aramco Licenses Technology to Locally-owned NOMADD Desert Solar Solutions

Saudi Aramco Licenses Technology to Locally-owned NOMADD Desert Solar Solutions

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, a fully-integrated, global energy and chemicals enterprise and a world leader in exploration and production, refining and distribution, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids, has entered into a technology licensing agreement with NOMADD Desert Solar Solutions...

Arabian Return Chapter XXVIII: Williams Move to Udhailiyah

Arabian Return Chapter XXVIII: Williams Move to Udhailiyah

BY Colleen Wilson / /

We ate breakfast with Sandy and Jack at the Dining Hall Friday morning, then went to the library for awhile before going home to pick up some film to take to the Kaul’s to see on their projector. Sandy and Jack had gone there as well, so we had coffee while watching the film. Oran wanted to rest and read that afternoon, so I went to the bowling alley to check on qualifying for the Tri-Area Tournament coming up. I put on a roast to cook when I got home before we drove to the Adams'.

Frankly Speaking, Life Has Been Good for Frank and Nit

Frankly Speaking, Life Has Been Good for Frank and Nit

BY Aramco ExPats / /

One thing can safely be said about long-time Aramcons: They’ve been a lot of places and seen a lot of things. Frank Anderson, badge number 094403, is no exception. Joining the Saudi Aramco family in 1977, Frank initially moved into al-Firdoz, Khobar...

Now Available, Christmas in Khobar!

Now Available, Christmas in Khobar!

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Tim Barger’s new collection of stories about 1950s Aramco, Arabia and life in general has just been released in print and e-book at Amazon. He hopes that you will enjoy it.

Arabian Return Chapter XXVII: Beginning Changes for Our Group

Arabian Return Chapter XXVII: Beginning Changes for Our Group

BY Colleen Wilson / /

Oran started driving back to Mubarraz on his new job Monday morning, but, at least, this would be a short work week for him. Things were beginning to change for our group as a whole, both men and women. Sheila went to work at Community Maintenance, and Marge and Marvin Williams were going to move to Udhailiyah. 

Aramco World - September 2017

Aramco World - September 2017

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.