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.

A New Crown Prince in Saudi Arabia

A New Crown Prince in Saudi Arabia

BY Dr. John Duke Anthony / /

On June 20, 2017, many Americans shut down their computers. Others turned off their televisions. Still more set down their mobile phones for the night. Few could have imagined the next morning’s news. Fewer still would have predicted a new Arab political reality.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 28, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 28, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

That the government should turn to Cremona—informally known as Malta’s godfather of olive oil—for the rare white olive is not surprising. Since 1999, when he began processing oil from trees planted on his farm eight years earlier (using an imported Sicilian olive press, as there were none left on Malta at the time), the 66-year-old Malta native and retired gemologist has dedicated himself to reviving what had been a moribund industry.

The Little 'Id

The Little 'Id

BY AramcoWorld / /

Through a break in the clouds a ray of moonlight filtered through and flickered briefly in the sky. Below, one of a group of men scanning the skies over Mecca saw it and pointed excitedly. "There it is," he said. "It is at hand!"

Japanese Dryland Researchers Visit Saudi Aramco

Japanese Dryland Researchers Visit Saudi Aramco

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

As part of Saudi Aramco’s corporate social responsibility (CSR), Aramco Asia-Japan (AAJ) has partnered with Japan’s Arid Land Research Center (ALRC), Tottori University to support their dryland research efforts.

Dhahran Residents Respond Robustly to First Xeriscape Contest

Dhahran Residents Respond Robustly to First Xeriscape Contest

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The winner of the inaugural xeriscape gardening competition in Dhahran is the first to admit she isn’t a gardener. However, the idea of an environmentally friendly yard that takes less time to tend certainly appeals to her and her husband — both of whom work at Saudi Aramco.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 14, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 14, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

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.

Working for a Better Environment in Khursaniyah

Working for a Better Environment in Khursaniyah

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Khursaniyah oil field provided the venue for the recent 2017 desert cleanup campaign held under the theme “Together, We Make Our Field Better.”

Bushkuhls Retire After 26 Years with the Company

Bushkuhls Retire After 26 Years with the Company

BY The Arabian Sun / /

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 Signs Landmark Joint Venture Agreement with Lamprell, Bahri, and Hyundai

Saudi Aramco Signs Landmark Joint Venture Agreement with Lamprell, Bahri, and Hyundai

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 31, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 31, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

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.

Dimensions International - Spring 2017

Dimensions International - Spring 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Made in Saudi Arabia: Innovative robots enhance operational efficiency - How Saudi Aramco is revolutionizing its inspection capabilities with cutting-edge robotic technologies.

OTC: Meeting Offshore Challenges with Innovation and Collaboration

OTC: Meeting Offshore Challenges with Innovation and Collaboration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.