Aramco Houston Half Marathon Goes Virtual for First Time

Aramco Houston Half Marathon Goes Virtual for First Time

BY The Arabian Sun / /

This year’s Aramco Houston Half Marathon was held virtually Jan. 8-17, with runners completing 13.1 miles in their neighborhoods as races observe physical distancing during the pandemic to keep people safe.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 20, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 20, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Built in 1884 to represent Mexico at the World Cotton and Industry Centennial Exhibition held in New Orleans, US, the Kiosk of Santa Maria la Ribera was called at the time “The Mexican Alhambra.” Now standing in a park in Mexico City, it inspired the construction of more than a dozen smaller neo-Arabic kioscos throughout Mexico.

Aramco and stc unveil Dammam 7 Supercomputer

Aramco and stc unveil Dammam 7 Supercomputer

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco and stc announced today the launch of Dammam 7, a new supercomputer among the top ten most powerful in the world. The supercomputer presents new opportunities in both exploration and development and enhances Aramco’s decision-making on exploration and investment decisions.

AramcoWorld - January 2021

AramcoWorld - January 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

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.

More than Just a Pretty Place: Aramco’s New Mangrove Eco-Park a Natural Wonder

More than Just a Pretty Place: Aramco’s New Mangrove Eco-Park a Natural Wonder

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser took part in a ceremony to open the Mangrove Eco-Park near Ras Tanura on Jan. 11. The Eco-Park is the first facility in the Kingdom dedicated to the preservation of mangrove forests, which provide critical buffer zones between land and sea as well as breeding and nursery grounds for various marine life.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 6, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 6, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Stripped from their stalks, washed and wound into bundles, raw jute fiber awaits wholesale buyers in Bangladesh, where jute, after readymade cotton garments, is currently the country's second-largest export earner and a livelihood for an estimated 25 million people.

Al-Sowayigh Steps Down from Aramco After more than 36 Years of Dedicated Service

Al-Sowayigh Steps Down from Aramco After more than 36 Years of Dedicated Service

BY The Arabian Sun / /

He along with his team excelled in meeting challenges, helping lead the restoration of Khurais in 2019, and responding to the company’s call for Khurais to reach maximum sustained capacity levels, despite structural challenges and lockdown restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Message from the CEO: In a Challenging Year, Our Aramco Family Became Closer

Message from the CEO: In a Challenging Year, Our Aramco Family Became Closer

BY The Arabian Sun / /

As we look forward to 2021, I want to thank you for your hard work and sacrifice, in a year in which we all had to discover new sources of resilience. It has been undeniably tough. We’ve missed our families and each other. We’ve had to become more flexible as a company.

A Day in the Aramco Community

A Day in the Aramco Community

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco facilities are known for being the greenest and most colorful in the Kingdom. The credit goes to the great efforts of Community Services (CS), who year after year try to find new ways to spruce up the Aramco communities, keeping them fresh, groomed, and aesthetically pleasing.

Aramco Continues Progress in Digital Transformation with SAP Strategic Alliance

Aramco Continues Progress in Digital Transformation with SAP Strategic Alliance

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco today announced a strategic alliance with SAP Saudi Arabia to expand the digitalization of its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. The agreement with SAP is another step in Aramco’s digital transformation journey, paving the way for further integration of new technologies in a rapidly evolving technological landscape.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 23, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 23, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

2020 has reminded us how deeply we depend on each other, in ways too many to count. At AramcoWorld, in March we reshuffled our editorial scheduling as travel-based stories got put on hold. Our writers and photographers rose to the challenges. We are proud of the work they did.

Aramco to bring Google Cloud Services to Saudi Arabia

Aramco to bring Google Cloud Services to Saudi Arabia

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Development Company, a subsidiary of Aramco, today announced it had teamed up with Google Cloud to offer high-performance, low-latency cloud services to enterprise customers in Saudi Arabia.

Aramco and Cognite Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Industrial Digitalization

Aramco and Cognite Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Industrial Digitalization

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco and Cognite will establish a new company that will focus on digitalization in Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East and North Africa region. The JV will develop, distribute and deploy end-to-end digital and advanced solutions for customers across industries, including oil and gas, power and utilities, manufacturing and shipping.

Jazan’s Hidden Charm

Jazan’s Hidden Charm

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Jazan could seem lacking in appeal to an indifferent tourist. Its charm is, in fact, linked to its surrounding hinterland, a huge green lung of mountain peaks stretching toward the sky.

Amin Nasser Recognized by Peers for Excellence at Industry Awards

Amin Nasser Recognized by Peers for Excellence at Industry Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco president and CEO, Amin Nasser, received The Chemists’ Club Kavaler Award... “I am proud to accept this award on behalf of the thousands of men and women of Aramco who are showing great determination and resilience in a year that has been unlike any in our lifetime,” Nasser said. “This is definitely their award too.”

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 09, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 09, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

My grandmother picking through lentils to remove stones. The tinkling jangle of her bracelets as she stirred the pot. The waft of cumin down the hallway as she opened her door to greet us. These are some of my earliest memories as a child. If you ask almost anyone for their memories of childhood, it won’t be long before they mention food.