Dhahran Community, Serving Residents for More Than 80 Years

Dhahran Community, Serving Residents for More Than 80 Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Living “on camp,” as locals put it, is a rewarding and memorable experience. From backyard BBQs and early morning swims to games of tennis and tee times on the golf course, anyone who has lived in an Aramco community shares an extraordinary bond that comes from working and socializing together.

Hussain M. Al Haleimi Retires After 43 Years

Hussain M. Al Haleimi Retires After 43 Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Hussain M. Al Haleimi will be retiring from Aramco after more than 44 years with the company. His most recent position has been manager of Gas Drilling & Workover Operations. Al Haleimi joined the company in 1977 as a trainee in the Industrial Training Center in al-Hasa.

Chandresh Verma Retires After More Than 15 Years with Aramco

Chandresh Verma Retires After More Than 15 Years with Aramco

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Chandresh Verma, a drilling engineering specialist in the Workover Engineering Department, after more than 15 years of service in Aramco, will see his last working day with the company on July 31. Verma joined Aramco in 2006 in Drilling & Workover (D&WO), with 22 years of prior experience in onshore and offshore oil field operations, engineering, and contract.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 21, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 21, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

The scene of a hero chasing an ostrich comes to life like a movie still when a 3-centimeter cylinder of chalcedony carved in Mesopotamia more than 3,000 years ago is rolled over a strip of clay.

The Blessed Holiday of ‘Id al-Adha

The Blessed Holiday of ‘Id al-Adha

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dear colleagues, The blessed holiday of ‘Id al-Adha next week comes at a time of cautious optimism for all of us. On the positive side, COVID-19 vaccines are proving effective and there are hopeful signs that a global recovery is underway.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 7, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 7, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

For the people of Paris, May 1709 was a time of anger. Inflation was running out of control, driving up the price of wheat daily. Louis XIV, who had been king of France for more than 65 years, ruled with absolute authority, yet his regime was starting to unravel.

Company Appoints Two New Members to the Board of Directors

Company Appoints Two New Members to the Board of Directors

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Khalid H. Al-Dabbagh has recently been appointed to the Aramco Board of Directors. Currently, Al-Dabbagh serves as the chairman of the Board of Directors for SABIC and director on the Board of Governors of the GCC Board Directors Institute. Aramco recently appointed former HSBC CEO Stuart T. Gulliver to the Board of Directors.

Tea and Tracker Tales with a Retired Remote Area Expert

Tea and Tracker Tales with a Retired Remote Area Expert

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The desert is a book that can be read. Which direction is the wind blowing? What color is the sand? Where is the Polar star? What shape does a footprint take? These are questions a tracker asks himself. Someone who can read the sand by day and the sky at night.

AramcoWorld - July 2021

AramcoWorld - July 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.

Aramco: Scaling Up Hydrogen as the Low Carbon Fuel of the Future

Aramco: Scaling Up Hydrogen as the Low Carbon Fuel of the Future

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco’s efforts to promote and develop low carbon fuel solutions are gaining attention. During a recent media visit to company facilities by news agency Bloomberg, Aramco’s chief technology officer, Ahmad O. Al-Khowaiter said that Aramco is exploring investment and partnership opportunities in blue hydrogen to meet increasing global demand for low carbon energy solutions, following the company’s first-ever delivery of the low carbon fuel source to Japan last year.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 23, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 23, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Three kilometers long and less than one wide, the island of Pulau Rhun is so tiny, says Indonesian photojournalist Muhammed Fadli, that it doesn’t even appear on many older maps.

An Ancient and Magnificent Dam

An Ancient and Magnificent Dam

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The Khaybar area, 200 km from Medina Al Munawarah City, has a number of pre-Islamic dams, with the most impressive being the Al Bint, meaning “a girl” in Arabic. The dam has a height of 30 meters and a length of 130 meters of standing structure. It is mostly in good condition, but approximately one-third of the dam has fallen.

Panorama: 2021 - Issue 1

Panorama: 2021 - Issue 1

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue learn more about: authentically organic, tech for today, helmets: to wear or not to wear, stress less, protect your digital trail, getting along with dogs, stars of safety, keep clear of floodwaters, and dealing with bullies.

Aramco Closes $12.4 Billion Infrastructure Deal with Global Investor Consortium

Aramco Closes $12.4 Billion Infrastructure Deal with Global Investor Consortium

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco and an international investor consortium, including EIG and Mubadala, today announced the successful closing of the share sale and purchase agreement, in which the consortium has acquired a 49% stake in Aramco Oil Pipelines Company, a subsidiary of Aramco, for $12.4 billion.

2021 Saudi Aramco Excellence Awards

2021 Saudi Aramco Excellence Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

In a year of unprecedented challenges for the global economy and the world’s energy industry, Aramco has stood out with impressive accomplishments, which have enabled the company to remain a reliable energy provider during critical times when supply chains in different parts of the world were disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 9, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 9, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Many of the acrobats who entertained audiences and festival crowds throughout Europe from the 18th to 20th century came from Turkey and North Africa, and particularly from Morocco. In Venice the tradition of the “Flying Angel,” which marks the opening of the city’s annual carnavale, was one particularly famous occasion.

Aramco Signs Public-private Agreement for Six East-West Pipeline Residential Compounds

Aramco Signs Public-private Agreement for Six East-West Pipeline Residential Compounds

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has signed an agreement with a private sector real estate developer to build and operate six residential compounds along the East-West pipeline. Aramco and the East West for Real Estate Development Company have signed 23-year long contracts to build, own, operate, and transfer six residential compounds along the 1,200-kilometer East-West Pipeline. The deal was signed last month.

The Wondrous Subsurface Realms of the Kingdom's Waters

The Wondrous Subsurface Realms of the Kingdom's Waters

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Along the east and west coasts of Saudi Arabia are two seas that contain a treasure of marine life that few knew existed -- and even fewer had ever seen. The Arabian Gulf was formed at the end of the last Ice Age, some 10,000 years ago, and the Red Sea's history goes back even further.