At the causeway heading back to Dhahran, a Bahraini officer asked: “Would you give this man a ride to Saudi?” I welcomed the man into my car, politely asserting: “Please, buckle up.” Surprisingly, the man replied, “Are you from Aramco?” I had nothing on me or in the car to give me away, so I asked him how he knew. “It’s obvious,” he replied. “Aramcons always buckle up!”
“Okay, guys,” Moharrak recalls him saying. “As you may have heard, a climber has lost his life. They are evacuating his body. I want you to know this because I want you to know what you are dealing with. I want you to understand where you are, the type of place you are, and the consequences.”
Described as one of the most competitive half-marathons ever run on American soil, the deep field of elite men and women runners competing in Houston always places the long-distance running community on high alert for new American or world records.
Saudi Aramco, alongside other 13 Saudi entities, is participating in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 in the UAE on January 13 – 20, 2018. The Saudi participation in the event is led by the Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, where high-profile Saudi organizations are showcasing sustainability-related initiatives and technologies at the Saudi Pavilion.
Saudi Aramco is participating at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, where it will be showcasing innovative technologies that have the potential to transform the internal combustion engine (ICE), greatly improving its efficiency and reducing its environmental impact.
Saudi Aramco was the sponsor of the recent Clean Fuels for Future High Efficiency Engines Symposium in Beijing, China. Part of the annual Society of Automotive Engineers International Powertrain, Fuels and Lubricants meeting, the symposium focused on peer relations for automotive original equipment manufacturers, trade associations, national laboratories, and automotive solution companies.
EXPEC Advanced Research Center recently won first and second place in the 2017 Innovation Award competition at the International Conference on Engineering Geophysics (ICEG) in Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.
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.
Saudi Aramco and its partners; Lamprell Plc, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (“Bahri”); and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI), today announced the official launch of their International Maritime Industries (IMI) joint venture. When fully operational in 2022, this integrated maritime yard will be one of the largest full-service maritime facilities.
Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine distributed to retired employees and adult children of the Saudi Aramco Enterprise.
This edition of the Journal of Technology includes articles on gel treatment to improve oil recovery, strategies of scale management for using seawater as fracturing fluid, and date seed particulate.
Saudi Aramco’s First Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Revolutionizing Underwater Surveying and Inspection
A new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can conduct offshore platform debris surveys to identify seabed clearance and potential debris was recently inaugurated by Saudi Aramco.
Following the signing ceremony, Mr. Fathi Al-Saleem stated: "These projects will support the growth and localization of the supply chain related to the energy sector and help enhance the speed of supply and reduce associated costs for Saudi Aramco.”
Saudi Aramco has awarded a contract to build three Temporary Construction Facilities (TCFs) to AZMEEL Contracting Company as part of the company’s Gas Compression Program in Haradh and Hawiyah.
Saudi Aramco and the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) inaugurated the National Construction Training Center (NCTC) today in Al-Nairiyah.
Saudi Aramco’s Yanbu’ Refinery Department (YRD) recently won the prestigious International Green Apple Environment Award for its one-of-a-kind initiative “YRD Flare Optimization by 57%.” The award marks the first time a department in Saudi Aramco has won the award.
Saudi Aramco organized and hosted the National Information Technology Academy’s Executive Forum in Dhahran, where participants discussed a number of important topics that aim at developing human capital in the ICT sector and leveraging the role of the academy.
Saudi Aramco has welcomed plans by Schlumberger to develop an industrial manufacturing center within the King Salman Energy Park in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The announcement was made at a ground-breaking ceremony at the Park, where Schlumberger will be a key anchor tenant.
Saudi Aramco has awarded Schlumberger two lump sum contracts for drilling rigs and services for oil and gas wells. Under the contracts, Schlumberger Integrated Drilling Services (IDS) will provide drilling rigs and services for up to 146 gas wells and up to 128 oil wells over three years.
Saudi Aramco participated as a sponsor at the 2017 Saudi Arabia Smart Grid (SASG) Conference and Exhibition held on December 12-14, 2017 in Jeddah, under the patronage of H.E. Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources.