Underneath the paving where traffic now crawls and honks along Port Sa‘id Street in Cairo, until 120 years ago a canal wound through the city, remnant of the ancient waterway that once connected the Nile to the Red Sea. It was filled with water annually during the Nile flood, and thus for eight months of each year, it fed the city’s lakes.
Speaking as an astronomer, physicist, member of parliament and secretary of the Académie des Sciences, François Arago’s words resonated throughout the land.
When you walk along the roads in Japan, you experience not only the charm of a beautiful country, but you find yourself immersed in a lush, neat, organized greenery, in full harmony with the places of worship and deep spirituality.
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Nearly 200 attendees from Japan’s oil industry and the GCC countries, with about 70% being female, recently gathered in Tokyo for the Friendship Committee for the Women Career Development Open Forum that was hosted by the Japan Cooperation Center, Petroleum (JCCP).
For years, Saudi Aramco and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals have worked together to protect the highly sensitive ecosystem in Manifa. A recent update session at the university shows that not only has the project maintained the integrity of the sensitive marine environment, it has actually enhanced it.
The Saudi Aramco EXPEC Computer Center (ECC) recently received an international award from iCMG for Enterprise Architecture Excellence, 2016. Winners in other categories included fortune 100 companies such as IBM, HP, and TATA, among others. The iCMG company is a global leader in providing architectural services.
With fascinating displays and eye-catching elements of distinct Arab style, the “Roads of Arabia — Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia” exhibit recently made its debut at the National Museum of China in Beijing following successful tours in Europe and North America.
Under the theme “I Can’t Save the Earth, but Together We Can,” the Ras Tanura Refinery (RTR) recently conducted an environmental and energy awareness campaign with approximately 3,000 Saudi Aramco employees, contractors, consultants, families, and students attending.
Saudi Aramco, along with our strategic partners, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the National Information Technology Academy.
Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading integrated energy and petrochemicals enterprise, and PT Pertamina, Indonesia’s state oil and gas company, signed a Joint Venture Development Agreement (JVDA) today, marking a key milestone to enable further progress to jointly own, upgrade and operate the Cilacap Refinery in central Java, Indonesia.
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 (SCTNH), was inaugurated today at the National Museum of China in the Chinese Capital, Beijing.
The Young Leaders Advisory Board (YLAB) recently represented Saudi Aramco at the MiSK Global Forum (MGF). The forum is an initiative to empower Saudi youth and promote their contribution to Saudi Vision 2030.
Mentorship programs around the world have been proven to be an effective way to transfer knowledge from one individual to another. Passing on knowledge is particularly important here at Saudi Aramco. With 54% of our employees under the age of 35, and 28% between the ages of 45-60, the need to retain best practices is imperative.
Executives from Saudi Aramco’s Power Systems and General Electric (NYSE: GE) gathered in Dhahran recently to celebrate the delivery of the first wind turbine in Saudi Arabia, marking a historic milestone for renewable energy in the Kingdom.
Saudi Aramco today broke ground on the construction of a brand new, state-of-the-art research center, at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), with an expected completion date of mid-2019.
In the sand dunes of Shaybah, deep in the Rub’ al-Khali (the Empty Quarter), Saudi Aramco’s Board of Directors last week inaugurated a facility of an altogether different kind. The 637 square kilometer Shaybah Wildlife Sanctuary is the result of a joint effort between Saudi Aramco’s Shaybah Producing Department and the Environmental Protection Department.
With the growing ecological challenges facing all countries around the world today, environmental awareness is an education tool of great importance. Awareness campaigns are a critical step in helping the movement to restore natural resources and reduce environmental footprints.
Saudi Aramco Panorama, published quarterly by Saudi Aramco, highlights many off-job safety issues. It is written for the entire family and is available in Arabic and English. It is distributed free of charge to all readers with an interest in safety.