AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 15, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 15, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

On September 27, 1822, 31-year-old Egyptologist and philologist Jean-François Champollion stood before the members of Paris’s Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres and proclaimed that “after 10 years of intensive research … we can finally read the ancient monuments.”

Saudi Aramco Takes Part in Saudi Supply Chain Conference

Saudi Aramco Takes Part in Saudi Supply Chain Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco participated as a strategic sponsor in the Saudi Supply Chain Conference held in Riyadh on November 13-14, 2017 at Al-Faisaliah Hotel. The event was organized by the Ministry of Transportation, under the patronage of HE Dr. Nabeel Al-Amudi.

Saudi Aramco Signs Agreements for Oil and Gas Megaprojects

Saudi Aramco Signs Agreements for Oil and Gas Megaprojects

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today signed agreements with several oil and gas service contractors for oil and gas megaprojects designed to enhance the company’s energy sustainability, diversify the economy, expand gas production, and localize domestic content. The agreements are valued at nearly $4.5 billion in total.

Asharqia Economic Forum 2017

Asharqia Economic Forum 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco showcased today a strategic model for supporting the contracting industry at Asharqia Economic Forum 2017. The event kicked off on Wednesday evening at Sheraton Hotel in Dammam under the patronage of HRH Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Amir of the Eastern Province.

Oil and Gas Woman of the Year: Abeer Olayan

Oil and Gas Woman of the Year: Abeer Olayan

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Oil and Gas Middle East and Refining and Petrochemicals Middle East recently held its eighth annual award ceremony to recognize excellence in Middle East upstream and downstream industries. Abeer Olayan, a petroleum scientist at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) who develops new materials for drilling fluids and cementing, was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the oil and gas industry.

Take Time to Plan for Boarding School Season

Take Time to Plan for Boarding School Season

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The beauty of any journey is that no two people’s experiences will be the same, and every journey needs a plan. As students and their parents begin to plan for boarding school selections, getting from point A to point B is never as simple as the line that denotes it.

Aramco World - November 2017

Aramco World - November 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.

Mapping the Red Sea

Mapping the Red Sea

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco undertakes an unprecedented geological task on the Kingdom’s West Coast as we look to first understand, and then uncover, the treasures buried beneath the waters of the Red Sea.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 01, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 01, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A fennec fox, the sand and stars, a baobab tree and a lad whose scarf unwinds to the length of a tagelmust, the face-covering turban worn by the nomads in the Sahara, are just some of the images that readers hold dear after finishing The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - October 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.

Saudi Aramco and Fellow OGCI Members Announce Investments in Promising Low-Emission Technologies

Saudi Aramco and Fellow OGCI Members Announce Investments in Promising Low-Emission Technologies

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser, today joined fellow oil and gas CEOs and key energy and climate leaders for the third annual meeting of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), where they announced investments in promising low-emission technologies to be implemented by OGCI Climate Investments (OGCI CI), the investment arm of OGCI.

Sharing the Keys to Success at MEPEC

Sharing the Keys to Success at MEPEC

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco took part in the three-day Middle East Process Engineering Conference and Exhibition (MEPEC) recently held in Bahrain.

AOC B.V. Enters into Arrangement to Buy Stake in Rotterdam Terminal from Gunvor

AOC B.V. Enters into Arrangement to Buy Stake in Rotterdam Terminal from Gunvor

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Overseas Company B.V. (AOC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, has entered into an arrangement to buy Gunvor Group’s stake in the Maasvlakte Olie Terminal (MOT) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Gunvor is one of the largest physical commodities trading houses in the world. The sale is targeted for completion by the end of October. The agreed terms have not been disclosed.

Saudi Aramco Participates in the Future Investment Initiative 2017

Saudi Aramco Participates in the Future Investment Initiative 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco participated in Future Investment Initiative (FII) 2017, a major gathering of global business and policy influencers organized by the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) and held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 24–26, 2017.

Fueling Prosperity Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow at AAPG-SEG 2017

Fueling Prosperity Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow at AAPG-SEG 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Speaking at this year’s American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) International Conference and Exhibition, Ibraheem M. Assa’adan, vice president of Exploration with Saudi Aramco, discussed how geosciences had fueled decades of success for hydrocarbons — the substance that changed human civilization and propelled economic prosperity over the past century.

Aramco Trading Company Recognized for Helping Pave the New Silk Road

Aramco Trading Company Recognized for Helping Pave the New Silk Road

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The New Silk Road is an increasingly popular term referring to an emerging network of infrastructure, enhanced transportation routes, and widening economic and energy corridors between the Far East and Europe, with the Arabian Gulf region as the geographical nexus enabling this growth.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 18, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 18, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

From the mid-10th century ce one of history's great scientific eras began to flourish across Islamic lands. Like the European Renaissance, it was marked as much by cultural exchange, synthesis and dialog as it was by individual discovery.

Dimensions International - Fall 2017

Dimensions International - Fall 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this edition: Seismic: pushing the boundaries in frontier exploration | Bringing Zuluf GOSP-3 back online | Building the first booster gas compressor station facilities in the Kingdom | UAVs take flight for explorationists