Guided by our policies and standards, Aramco’s Biodiversity Protection Area (BPA) program directly contributes toward this year’s theme of “Build Back Biodiversity.” Our BPA program recognizes the exceptional biodiversity value of the Kingdom and currently affords protection to 12 BPAs covering an area of approximately 985 km2.
Fifty-five years after its inception, the Kingdom’s stratigraphic lexicon is getting a makeover. Aramco’s Exploration admin area recently presented an updated stratigraphic lexicon to management, and more than 400 professionals and officially launched a new Lexicon Interface.
In March of this year, the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) elected Qiwei Wang as a Fellow for his distinguished contributions in technology development and significant role in knowledge dissemination. The AMPP, with more than 40,000 members from over 130 countries, represents the global community of the protection of assets and the performance of industrial and natural materials.
Leaders from Gulfstream Aerospace and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently visited the Detroit Research Center to learn about Aramco’s innovative work to decarbonize transportation and develop new technologies to address energy challenges. They were shown our technologies for near-zero pollutant emissions, mobile carbon capture, and low climate impact fuels.
An expert panel of global dignitaries, U.S. corporate leaders, and Aramco executives illustrated the climate for doing business in Saudi Arabia’s energy sector at the 2023 Supplier Forum in Houston. The annual event, co-hosted with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, coincides with the Offshore Technology Conference to maximize on the energy industry presence.
From the May 11, 1977 edition of The Arabian Sun. When the first of two new 740-ton high-pressure storage tanks nestled down onto its foundation at the Ju’aymah NGL site in mid-April, it did so with an ease quite foreign to any object so gigantically sized.
From the May 10, 1972 edition of Sun and Flare. Construction of the new QRT-8 and QA-6 lines, Aramco’s second 40”/42” pipeline, has been underway since March. The total pipeline consists of two onshore sections, approximately 94 kilometers in length, and a Tarut Bay crossing 4 kilometers long. A welding crew at work on a section of the QRT-8 is pictured above.
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Each year, we plan a trip to navigate around the Kingdom — a new adventure to connect with history in unique locations. We carefully select our team, equipment and tools, routes, and refueling plans. Earlier this year, we planned for an extended trip of some 2,800 km over seven days.
From the May 4, 1994 edition of The Arabian Sun. Some winning golfers stepped forward recently to receive their awards from Ali I. Naimi, Saudi Aramco president and chief executive officer, and the sponsor of the CEO Cup, an annual golf event hosted by Rolling Hills Country Club.
Commenting on the results, Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser, said: “The results reflect Aramco’s continued high reliability, focus on cost and our ability to react to market conditions, as we generate strong cash flows and further strengthen the balance sheet.
From May 7, 1980 edition of The Arabian Sun. The biggest storage tank ever to be constructed at the Ras Tanura Terminal is now nearing completion. Designed to hold natural gasoline produced at the natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionation plant at Ju’aymah, the tank has a capacity of 1.5 million barrels...
From the May 3, 1972 edition of the Sun and Flare. SIX NEW COLUMNS for processing waste gas will soon manufacture more LPG for Aramco's growing markets here and abroad. Work on the first increment begin in July 1971 by driving nearly 1,000 steel piles 40 feet into the ground.
More than 35 expatriate retirees and their families recently had an opportunity to connect with current and former employees on a visit to Khursaniyah Gas Plant (KGP) and the Northern Area Gas Operations’ neighboring plants.
Twelve years ago, Aramco research scientist Esam Z. Hamad received an interesting research assignment: Design a system to capture carbon emissions from the exhaust pipe of a motor vehicle. Having knowledge of systems to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) in industrial plants, Hamad had a few ideas about how to scale down those systems to fit into a pickup truck.
Mangrove honey produced in the Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia has won a gold medal in Paris. For centuries, mangrove forests along the shores of the Arabian Gulf have protected beaches from erosion, provided sanctuary for shrimp and fish spawn, absorbed carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and produced flowers that attract honey bees.
Remarks by Amin Nasser at the Baosteel-Aramco-Public Investment Fund Joint Venture Steel Plate Signing Ceremony in Dhahran
Your Excellencies, Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, This is a historic day. Today’s agreement to establish the Kingdom’s first integrated steel plate manufacturing complex further strengthens the ties between trusted partners, companies and countries.
From the April 30, 1958 edition of The Sun and Flare. An audience estimated at 3,000 attended the second Annual Arabian Horse Day held Friday at the corral. The aim of the annual event is to demonstrate the competitive ability and versatility of the Arabian horse.
From the May 1, 1957 edition of The Sun and Flare. Sudden gusts of winds, reaching a velocity of 52 miles per hour, left a line of uprooted trees, buckled towers, and damaged roofs early Sunday afternoon in Dhahran and the surrounding area.
The Saudi Film Festival, now in its ninth edition, will be held May 4-11 at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) in Dhahran. The festival is one of the most prominent annual initiatives held by the Cinema Association in partnership with Ithra and supported by the Film Commission.