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.
Saudi Aramco’s EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) has won 20 international prestigious awards so far in 2016. And recently EXPEC ARC added two further accolades to its tally, with two international awards for one of its technologies, Manara, which was recently deployed in the field to address an upstream challenge.
Saudi Aramco will host the second iktva Forum 2016 on December 14, 2016 in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, commemorating the one year anniversary of launching its localization initiative, the In-Kingdom Total Value Add Program (iktva).
As California college kids in 1976, Julie Johansson and Andrea Csaszar-friends from the first grade in Dhahran--crashed the 10th biennial Annuitants Reunion in Monterey. In October they returned for the 30th reunion at the same hotel, but this time Julie Johansson-Doody was an annuitant herself, and Csaszar a former Aramco Services Company (ASC) employee.
Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine distributed to retired employees and adult children of the Saudi Aramco Enterprise.
Alanood Al-Rabiah, group leader of Operational Excellence and Compliance in Saudi Aramco’s Industrial Security Support Department, recently received the Karen Marquez Memorial Honors women in security award.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, today made an official visit to Saudi Aramco headquarters to inaugurate the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture and five oil and gas projects: Wasit Gas Plant, Manifa oil field, Shaybah natural gas liquids, Shaybah oil increment, and Khurais oil increment.
To prevent the loss of expensive drilling mud, we examined local date seeds to determine whether this material could be effective in sealing rock formations.
He stands. The hubbub dies down. Those seated, awaiting their food, listen with respect as a speech dwelling on the importance of tradition flows past their ears. The master’s words reach back across the centuries to highlight those who came before, then link forward to mark the path the listeners themselves have chosen.
The two projects are among the biggest in their industries worldwide, will further stimulate Saudi Arabia’s economic growth, and will create investment and job opportunities in line with Saudi Vision 2030.
Complex is the largest of its kind in the region in terms of service capacity, set to make Saudi Arabia a strategic maritime logistics hub.
The right strategies to achieve competitiveness and growth in the chemicals industry were the focus of a keynote speech by Abdulaziz Judaimi, Business Line Head of Downstream, Saudi Aramco, today at the 11th Annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum in Dubai, UAE.
The EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) TeraPOWERS Technology Team, under the leadership of Saudi Aramco fellow Ali Dogru, achieved a major breakthrough with the industry’s first trillion cell reservoir simulation run on Oct. 28.
After more than a year of hard work and dedication, Saudi Aramco has achieved a five-year accreditation award for 28 of our training centers. This accomplishment is yet another breakthrough for Saudi Aramco in the area of education and training, and is yet another sign that the company continues to invest in the professional and vocational development of our workforce.
Late one night during the winter of 1973, on a wind-blown, dimly lit street corner not far from Sirkeci train station, I walked through a light rain and noticed steam wafting from an open-air food stall.