Saudi Aramco, PETRONAS Sign SPA for Equity Participation

Saudi Aramco, PETRONAS Sign SPA for Equity Participation

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) today signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA), allowing Saudi Aramco’s equity participation in PETRONAS’ Refinery & Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in the southern Malaysian state of Johor.

UAVs Take Flight for Exploration

UAVs Take Flight for Exploration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The search for oil and gas requires geologists and explorationists to conduct studies on outcrops of rock layers that hold hydrocarbon. Understanding the characteristics of such layers is essential in assessing their potential to hold and produce oil and gas.

Saudi Aramco Honors High Performing Employees

Saudi Aramco Honors High Performing Employees

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco recognized the achievements of its employees today at the company’s 2017 Excellence Awards Ceremony where the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer Amin H. Nasser presented awards to 41 of its most determined, driven and innovative employees.

’Ain Dar Rig Sets a New Course

’Ain Dar Rig Sets a New Course

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Rising 162 feet above the rolling dunes outside of ‘Ain Dar is the latest addition to Saudi Aramco’s drilling rig fleet. It is the first rig to be designed by Saudi Aramco engineers and built according to the company’s specifications, and it will be a key component as the company moves toward greater localization of drilling services through our two new joint ventures (JVs) with Nabors Industries Ltd. and Rowan Companies Plc.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 22, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 22, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

For thousands of years, the coconut palm has entwined itself in history, from tropical coasts to typical shelves in global groceries. Called the “tree of life” by the many cultures that have depended upon it through time, it provides sustenance, succor and shelter.

Saudi Aramco Team Shares Robotics Knowledge

Saudi Aramco Team Shares Robotics Knowledge

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Engineers from Saudi Aramco’s Research and Development Center (R&DC) recently conducted a five-day workshop at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal to teach the university students the basics of robotic system design, development, and programming.

Saudi Aramco Launches Base Oils Business

Saudi Aramco Launches Base Oils Business

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has been in the base oils business for many years through its JVs which produce and market base oils independently. Said Al-Hadrami: Our base oils brands launch will capitalize on our renowned reputation of high quality products and our prominent position in meeting customers’ needs.

Ali Dogru Elected to U.S‭. ‬National Academy of Engineering

Ali Dogru Elected to U.S‭. ‬National Academy of Engineering

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Ali Dogru, Saudi Aramco Fellow and chief technologist at our EXPEC Advanced Research Center, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Dogru was elected based on his outstanding achievements in the “Development of High Performance Computing in Hydrocarbon Reservoir Simulation.”

Jazan Mega-Project Powers Forward‭

Jazan Mega-Project Powers Forward‭

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Members of Saudi Aramco’s management team, led by president and CEO Amin Nasser, visited Jazan last week to be updated on construction progress at the Jazan Economic City (JEC) and refinery and terminal projects.

Aramco Houston Half-Marathon Sustains Record Participation‭

Aramco Houston Half-Marathon Sustains Record Participation‭

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Aramco Houston Half-Marathon drew another Texas-sized field of runners — more than 15,000 for a second year in a row and the most ever for the race. Despite windy and rainy conditions, the hopefuls gathered on race day, Jan. 15, eager and ready to tackle the 13.1-mile course.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 08, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 08, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

“I was really taken by Amir Abd el-Kader’s character and how he handled the multiple challenges he faced, including when some of his own people didn’t believe in him,” says Miller, who lives in the northeastern Iowa town of Decorah. On September 19 she was recognized as one of seven winning essayists in the 2016 Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize.

EXPEC ARC Wins Two ADIPEC Awards

EXPEC ARC Wins Two ADIPEC Awards

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) won two prominent awards during the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) Awards Gala Dinner — the largest oil and gas awards event in the Middle East.

Company Honored for Disaster Relief Support in Japan

Company Honored for Disaster Relief Support in Japan

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture LP Gas Association recently held an appreciation ceremony in Sendai to express gratitude to those who provided disaster relief support after the Great East Japan earthquake in 2011.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 25, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 25, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

He glanced enviously over at the hearty meal being consumed nearby by another traveler, a man with an ample beard, furred cap and violet robe—an Orthodox monk or archimandrite. The priest, whose name was Athanasius Paulus, from the Ottoman city of Jerusalem, gestured to his neighbor to share his meal.

Saudi Aramco Showcases Clean Tech

Saudi Aramco Showcases Clean Tech

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco was among 15 Saudi entities representing the Kingdom at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017 in the capital of the United Arab Emirates in mid January.

Marine Department Sponsors Middle East Ship Technology Conference

Marine Department Sponsors Middle East Ship Technology Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s Marine Department recently sponsored the 9th Middle East (ME) Ship Tech Conference 2016, held in Dubai. The conference brought together ship owners, operators, charterers and ship technology providers to discuss how advances in ship technology are meeting the challenges of achieving operational efficiency and sustainability for vessel owners and operators.