MoU Signed with KBR to Strengthen Company’s in-Kingdom Procurement of Services

MoU Signed with KBR to Strengthen Company’s in-Kingdom Procurement of Services

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s commitment to develop a competitive and reliable local supply chain through its In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program was given a significant boost with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of its key supply chain partners, Kellogg Brown & Root Limited (KBR).

Creating and Sustaining an Innovation Culture

Creating and Sustaining an Innovation Culture

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

What do you get when you put an inventor, industrial design specialist, patent attorney, commercialization and licensing specialist, and entrepreneurial specialist together in one room for three days? The answer is the ultimate mentorship accelerator for taking great ideas to market.

Reducing Power Consumption with a World’s First in Automation Technology

Reducing Power Consumption with a World’s First in Automation Technology

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Southern Area Oil Operations has successfully completed the world’s first pilot project to implement Advanced Process Control (APC) technology in the Khurais oil field to reduce power consumption by efficiently managing electrical submersible pumps (ESPs) that are located inside the well. This cutting-edge technology positions Saudi Aramco as a leader of automation technology in conventional oil fields.

Saudi Aramco and Partners Shatter Supercomputing Record

Saudi Aramco and Partners Shatter Supercomputing Record

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and ANSYS (a global leader in engineering simulation) have set a new supercomputing milestone by scaling ANSYS® Fluent® to nearly 200,000 processor cores — enabling organizations to make critical and cost-effective decisions faster and increase the overall efficiency of oil and gas production facilities.

Facts & Figures 2016

Facts & Figures 2016

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Facts & Figures booklet is a statistical compendium of our 2016 Annual Review and includes oil and gas reserves and production figures for year-end 2016 as well as other valuable figures, and a brief summary of key developments.

FUELCOM Scientists Scoop Top Award

FUELCOM Scientists Scoop Top Award

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Scientists from Saudi Aramco’s Fuel Technology Program (FUELCOM) recently won the prestigious 2017 Harry L. Horning Memorial Award, a sign that the company’s Research and Development Center (R&DC) is well on its way toward changing the way automakers design future car engines and the fuels they use.

Young Employees Take Center Stage in Master Gas System Expansion

Young Employees Take Center Stage in Master Gas System Expansion

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In the heart of the desert, and close to Pump Station 3, which is only 100 kilometers from Riyadh, there is a story worth telling — a story whose heroes are young Saudis working at Saudi Aramco facilities who are involved with the important achievement of building the first two booster compressor stations in the Kingdom.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 26, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 26, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

"It’s important that each message speaks to the local community but also has a universal significance,” says eL Seed, who last year on a facade of the Graduate College of Social Work at the University of Houston, Texas, translated into Arabic and rendered into calligraffiti a quote from city founder Sam Houston: “Knowledge is the food of genius, and my son, let no opportunity escape you to treasure up knowledge."

SyPD and KAUST Initiate a Pioneering Ecological Research Project

SyPD and KAUST Initiate a Pioneering Ecological Research Project

BY KAUST / /

In line with Shaybah Producing Department strategy to establish partnerships with elite academic institutions, Professor Daniele Daffonchio and research scientist Dr. Ramona Marasco of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) spent three days in Shaybah undertaking deep desert ecological fieldwork.

Seismic: Pushing the Boundaries in Frontier Exploration

Seismic: Pushing the Boundaries in Frontier Exploration

BY The Arabian Sun / /

When the early pioneers set foot in Saudi Arabia in the 1930s, their mission was simple: explore for oil. Those early years were fraught with hope and disappointment in equal measure — but persistency paid off.

Aramco Asia Launches CSR Program

Aramco Asia Launches CSR Program

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Asia, China Daily and Xiamen University recently launched a joint corporate social responsibility (CSR) program to support students of Xiamen University who are interested in clean energy, entrepreneurship, and sustainable development, as well as ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 12, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 12, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

Century after century, home along the east-central coast of the Arabian Peninsula generally meant a house of mud or coral brick, roofed with palm thatch, in a small town or settlement. Food staples were local dates and rice, as well as fish that came to shore aboard dhows powered by the winds.

Oil will Continue to Play a Key Role in Global Energy Mix

Oil will Continue to Play a Key Role in Global Energy Mix

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The world can’t prematurely disengage from proven and reliable energy sources like oil and gas. Falling investments in oil with $1 trillion already wiped out, is cause for concern to global energy security. Saudi Aramco produced a record 10.5 million bpd in 2016 and plans to invest $300 billion over the coming decade.

Annual Review 2016

Annual Review 2016

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today released its 2016 Annual Review, highlighting the significant calendar year achievements in progressing its long-term strategy as the world's leading integrated energy company.

Information Security: Let's Catch a Phish

Information Security: Let's Catch a Phish

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Overall, the internet has been a boon to all of us. It has simplified exchanges of ideas and opened up whole new areas of exploration, all via our laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets. Unfortunately, there is a downside to the internet, a true bain, and it is more evident today than ever before.

Aramco World - July 2017

Aramco World - July 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.

A Step Forward in Fuel Technology

A Step Forward in Fuel Technology

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Collaboration and technology go hand-in-hand and this was on full display when the Aramco Fuel Research Center (AFRC) in Paris unveiled the latest development in its energy efficient, Octane-on-Demand (OoD) engine technology. Since 2013 the project has been a collaboration with prestigious French energy research institute IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN), with the goal of improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions.

Saudi Aramco, Dussur, and Hyundai Heavy Industries Sign MOU

Saudi Aramco, Dussur, and Hyundai Heavy Industries Sign MOU

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, Dussur – the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company, and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly collaborate on engines and pumps business development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - June 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - June 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.