The Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy Holds First Graduation Ceremony

The Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy Holds First Graduation Ceremony

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy (SADA) today held its first graduation for a cohort of 132 students representing 34 drilling and services companies, in response to the oil and gas industry’s rising need for thousands of skilled exploration, drilling and workover talent, and in alignment with Saudi Vision 2030 workforce development aims.

Aramco World - September 2018

Aramco World - September 2018

BY AramcoWorld / /

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 SVP for Upstream Speaks at the Dhahran Techno Valley Event in Dhahran

Saudi Aramco SVP for Upstream Speaks at the Dhahran Techno Valley Event in Dhahran

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Mohammed Y. Al-Qahtani, Saudi Aramco Senior Vice President for Upstream and Chairman of the Dhahran Techno Valley Company (DTVC) Advisory Committee, attended the annual Dhahran Techno Valley (DTV) event today, where he delivered a keynote speech titled: “Taking Dhahran Techno Valley to the Next Level.”

Aramco Asia Supports Mangrove Conservation in Fujian

Aramco Asia Supports Mangrove Conservation in Fujian

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Asia has provided support to the China Mangrove Conservation Network (CMCN) after entering into an agreement in April this year, within the framework of Saudi Aramco’s 2018 donation program.

Roaming to Riyadh

Roaming to Riyadh

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Being an expat in this part of the world gives me the privilege to travel to places I previously could only have dreamed of or read about in travel guidebooks. I have been living in the Eastern Province for more than two years now, and I knew very little about Riyadh, so I recently decided to travel to the Kingdom’s capital and see it for myself over a weekend.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 5, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 5, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The event was the second edition of Saudi Film Days, sponsored by Ithra, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, in collaboration with the Saudi Films Festival. Each screening included a panel discussion with Saudi and us film directors. Here are the highlights.

Saudi Aramco Urges ONS 2018 Attendees to Focus ‘on the Horizon’

Saudi Aramco Urges ONS 2018 Attendees to Focus ‘on the Horizon’

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Speaking on the opening day of the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) 2018 conference, Nasir K. Al-Naimi, vice president of Petroleum Engineering and Development with Saudi Aramco, underlined that the energy industry’s short-term challenges should not come at the expense of long-term goals.

Saudi Aramco Awards BHGE Integrated Services Contract

Saudi Aramco Awards BHGE Integrated Services Contract

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has awarded today the first large-scope integrated services contract for its Marjan oilfield – the first of three major offshore expansions in Saudi Arabia, and the company’s largest upstream development project this year – to Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE). Under the contract’s terms, BHGE will provide drilling services, coiled tubing services and drilling fluids engineering services in Marjan.

Ithra Makes TIME Magazine’s 2018 List of World’s Greatest Places

Ithra Makes TIME Magazine’s 2018 List of World’s Greatest Places

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, was selected for Time magazine’s premier World’s Greatest Places 2018, a compendium of “100 destinations to experience right now.” Featured in the August 24 issue, the list highlights 100 sites spanning six continents and 48 countries, selected across a range of categories and evaluated for quality, originality, innovation, sustainability and influence.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July/August 2018

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July/August 2018

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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - June 2018

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - June 2018

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 Inks Strategic Collaboration with M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University

Saudi Aramco Inks Strategic Collaboration with M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Upstream Technology Company (SAUTC), a Saudi Aramco company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russia’s Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) to promote cooperation in the area of joint research, primarily to explore oil and gas industry innovation with specific focus on upstream technology.

A Trip to Little Known Paradises of Saudi Arabia

A Trip to Little Known Paradises of Saudi Arabia

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Going places and taking in the sights is a good way to break out of your routine, and Saudi Arabia offers no shortage of sightseeing opportunities. Fortunately, Jazan is well placed for employees to be within easy reach of two hill stations in the Kingdom — Al Fayfa and Al Soudah — and earlier this month, Jazan Refinery Complex (JRC) management organized a trip to these hill stations.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 22, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 22, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

With origins as a plain headdress meant to protect from the sun in summer, from cold in winter, and from wind and dust in the desert, the kufiya is traditionally woven in black or red thread in several well-established patterns. Called kufiya (kuh-FEE-uh) mainly in the Levant, it is known by other names in other regions—ghutra, shamagh or hattah, most commonly.

Unconventional Conference Highlights Technology, Business Practices

Unconventional Conference Highlights Technology, Business Practices

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco participated in the recent Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) highlighting the rapid advancements in the company’s Unconventional Resources (UR) program, sharing best practices, and focusing on new technology in hydraulic fracturing.

Saudi Aramco Reinforces its Leading Role in Global Energy Supply: 2017 Annual Review

Saudi Aramco Reinforces its Leading Role in Global Energy Supply: 2017 Annual Review

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, the world's leading integrated energy and chemicals company, released today its 2017 Annual Review highlighting strategic achievements that reinforce the company’s role as the number one producer of crude oil and condensate, adding value by integrating refining and chemicals production, and expanding cleaner natural gas supply to meet domestic demand.

Mahboob Mohamed Looks Back on 34 Years of Service

Mahboob Mohamed Looks Back on 34 Years of Service

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dhahran — After 34 years with Saudi Aramco, Mahboob Mohamed is bidding farewell to the company. Mahboob joined Saudi Aramco’s IT User Services in 1984. One year later, he moved to the Maintenance Systems Group as a business systems analyst in the Maintenance Resources Planning Department, where he provided corporate maintenance system support to all operating plants companywide.

Aramco Asia Energy Cup Highlights Sustainability, Entrepreneurship Among Young Researchers

Aramco Asia Energy Cup Highlights Sustainability, Entrepreneurship Among Young Researchers

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Regional winners of the “Aramco Asia Energy Cup” — qualifiers from China, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, and South Korea — gathered for a key event in the Chinese capital of Beijing for the final contest after one year of intense competition, careful selection, and evaluation of the researchers’ innovative projects.