Horizontal drilling technology, a real marvel of engineering and scientific innovation, is used extensively to produce thin zones, fractured reservoirs, formations with bottom water, tight gas, heavy oil, and enabling to induce multiple hydraulic fractures in the reservoir.
The 2015 iRead cultural enrichment camp in al-Khobar began this month, with 40 students from middle school up to university level participating.
Being the largest of its kind in the Middle East, Saudi Aramco’s first carbon capture and enhanced oil recovery pilot project demonstrates commitment to environmental stewardship.
The Hot Tap and Stopple (HT&S) team is on 24-hour standby to ensure that no disruption occurs to the company’s flow of oil through its vast network of pipelines.
The University of Oxford has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Engineering to Gautam Kalghatgi, internationally renowned for research in the fields of fuels, combustion and engines.
Environmental assessment discovers dhubs on intended project site. Dhub, or spiny-tailed lizards, spend most of the day basking in the sun, so they typically inhabit rocky areas with good shelter for when they need to burrow underground.
Saudi Aramco publishes Aramco World six times a year to increase cross-cultural understanding.
The Berri Gas Plant department (BGP) has successfully commissioned and started-up a new, more efficient ethane liquefaction exchanger at the Ethane and NGL Recovery plant.
Saudi Aramco acting president and CEO Amin H. Nasser visited joint ventures Sadara (Sadara Chemical Company) and SATORP (Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemicals Company) at Jubail Industrial City to check on their progress of the downstream projects.
Saudi Aramco’s Khurais Producing Department (KhPD) and Abqaiq Plants Operation Department (APOD) awarded for excellence by the Frost and Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council.
Saudi Aramco has achieved a landmark by energizing its largest Tie-in Platform (TP-20) with a 230 kV submarine composite cable.
A look back at the discovery that changed the Kingdom (PDF, 2.2MB): Seventy-seven years ago, the Prosperity Well (Dammam Well No. 7) produced oil in commercial quantities and Saudi Arabia’s transformation began in earnest.
Saudi Aramco’s partnership with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) grew stronger as the two parties signed on the Live Saudi Arabia program recently.
The National Industrial Training Institute (NITI) was recently inaugurated in al-Hasa, where Saudi youths will be trained to help fill the more than 1 million jobs needed in the Kingdom’s energy sector.
The Facts & Figures booklet is a statistical compendium of our 2014 Annual Review and includes oil and gas reserves and production figures for year-end 2014 as well as other valuable figures, and a brief summary of key developments.
Saudi Aramco publishes Aramco World six times a year to increase cross-cultural understanding. The magazine's goal is to broaden knowledge of the cultures, history and geography of the Arab and Muslim worlds and their connections with the West.
Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology is published quarterly by Saudi Aramco to provide the company's scientific and engineering communities with a forum for the exchange of ideas.
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.
Since our earliest days, we have sought to undertake activities that add real value for the people of Saudi Arabia, from building roads, railroads, schools, and hospitals to establishing wildlife sanctuaries and growing a knowledge economy.
The Foundation fieldbus is a mini-computer that can gather data from sensors on a given device and help plant personnel quickly identify and resolve maintenance issues.