From the south, one must cross the desert of Kara Kum, or Black Sand; from the east, it is the Kyzyl Kum, or Red Sand; and from the west, the route transits the desiccated Usturt Plateau as it tilts off the Caspian Sea’s shoreline. From the southeast, down the river Amu Darya, known in antiquity as the Oxus and to the Arabs as the Jayhoun, the journey requires 2,500 twisting kilometers from its source in the Pamir Mountains hard against the border of China.
Khursaniyah oil field provided the venue for the recent 2017 desert cleanup campaign held under the theme “Together, We Make Our Field Better.”
After 26 years of service with Saudi Aramco, in two separate stints, Stephen J. Bushkuhl will retire May 31 as manager of the Downstream Planning and Performance Management Department (P&PMD).
Saudi Aramco signed a shareholder agreement with Lamprell plc (“Lamprell”), the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (“Bahri”), and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (“HHI”) to enter into a joint venture (“JV”) partnership with respect to the establishment, development and operation of a world-class maritime yard, which is the anchor project within the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services located in Ras Al-Khair, near the Jubail Industrial City on the Kingdom’s east coast.
Noor’s deflated the bouncy castle again!” complains one of the children. I look over at our newly planted persimmon tree onto which the now-flaccid structure has fallen, right by our “Happy Ramadan!” garden flag in the lawn. I sigh, but it’s almost sunset and guests are arriving in droves, setting up their dishes of choice in the back yard.
Made in Saudi Arabia: Innovative robots enhance operational efficiency - How Saudi Aramco is revolutionizing its inspection capabilities with cutting-edge robotic technologies.
During the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) week, Aramco conducted a business forum for North American companies to learn about opportunities to partner with Saudi Aramco and invest in the Kingdom.
Even as Aramco expands further downstream in refining and chemicals, the company’s commitment to its core upstream oil and gas program remains strong. For attendees at the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), the world’s largest oil and gas industry event, this comes at a time when continued long-term investment is needed to meet growing global energy demand.
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.
It's three o'clock in the afternoon and a cacophony of car horns, bus engines and shouting people is making an unusually unbearable din in what is, on the best of days, a noisy city. This is not rush hour, nor a construction bottleneck. This is Ramadan. Nearly everyone in this metropolis of 16 million people is trying to get home by exactly 4:55, in time to break the day's fast with family and friends.
Saudi Aramco today signed agreements with major U.S. companies which will pave way for the company to enhance its business synergy with the U.S. as well as attracting investments from its U.S. counterparts to the Kingdom.
Saudi Aramco President and CEO Amin H. Nasser participated today in the Saudi-U.S. CEO Forum, organized as part of the Saudi-U.S. Summit and the historic visit to Saudi Arabia by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Nestled along the Androscoggin River in central Maine, the former mill town of Lewiston is not a place that usually comes to mind for groundbreaking international art exhibits.
Saudi Aramco, China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO), and Panjin Xincheng Industrial Group, Co., Ltd. signed the joint development agreement and held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Saudi Aramco - NORINCO Refining, Petrochemical and Retail Project in Panjin, in northeast China’s Liaoning province.
Nearly 40 Korean companies and 100 participants recently attended the “Downstream Manufacturing Opportunities in Saudi Arabia” forum in Seoul, South Korea, as a way to promote investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia.
Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine distributed to retired employees and adult children of the Saudi Aramco Enterprise.
Read about channel fracturing, an effective technology to unlock tight gas production in Saudi Arabia, Kinetic approach for modeling scale formation during water injection into carbonate reservoirs, and other articles.
Roads of Arabia: Archeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia’ exhibition, a joint initiative of Saudi Aramco’s King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), was inaugurated yesterday at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul.
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.
This unnamed traveler would have been among countless merchants, pilgrims, soldiers and adventurers who journeyed the long stretches of the Silk Road network that spanned thousands of kilometers from China to the Mediterranean Sea between roughly 500 bce and 1500 ce.