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.

SWIM-R Earns Passing Grade

SWIM-R Earns Passing Grade

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s internally developed underwater inspection robot, the Shallow Water Inspection and Monitoring Robot (SWIM-R), was recently field tested and demonstrated at the Ras Tanura West Pier with the help of the Marine Department.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 11, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 11, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

There is no road to Iqaluit. You fly in or, in the summer for a few weeks, you can arrive by boat. It’s a city of 8,000 people at the western point of Frobisher Bay, on Baffin Island, just below the Arctic Circle. Its name means “Place of Many Fish” in the Inuktitut language.

Saudi Aramco CEO Outlines the Future of Energy

Saudi Aramco CEO Outlines the Future of Energy

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Oil and gas will continue to play a significant role in the future energy mix for decades to come as the world transitions to a sustainable energy future, president and CEO Amin Nasser told senior international government officials and business leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) yesterday.

Commissioning of First Wind Turbine in Turaif

Commissioning of First Wind Turbine in Turaif

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today marked the commissioning of the Kingdom’s first wind energy turbine, providing electricity to its bulk plant facility in Turaif in northwestern Saudi Arabia.The project, developed in partnership with GE, marked a new milestone in Saudi Aramco’s plan towards realizing the 9.5 gigawatt (GW) national renewable energy target defined in Saudi Vision 2030.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology - Fall 2016

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology - Fall 2016

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Read about an oil industry first field trial of inter-well reservoir nano-agent trackers, amongst other topics in the latest edition of the Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology.

Bringing World Class Homes to Dhahran Expansion

Bringing World Class Homes to Dhahran Expansion

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Since the 1930s, Saudi Aramco has operated various residential communities to provide company employees and their families with outstanding environments where they can enjoy productive lives.

The Sultan's Fountain

The Sultan's Fountain

BY AramcoWorld / /

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.

Capturing the Light of the Nile

Capturing the Light of the Nile

BY AramcoWorld / /

Speaking as an astronomer, physicist, member of parliament and secretary of the Académie des Sciences, François Arago’s words resonated throughout the land.

Japan: A Place That Satisfies Body and Soul

Japan: A Place That Satisfies Body and Soul

BY The Arabian Sun / /

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.

Saudi Aramco - Our History

Saudi Aramco - Our History

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Watch a video compilation of Saudi Aramco from its origins in the 1930s to 2012.

Aramco World - January 2017

Aramco World - January 2017

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.

Forum Highlighting Women's Role in Oil Industry

Forum Highlighting Women's Role in Oil Industry

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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).

Manifa: An Environmental Success Story

Manifa: An Environmental Success Story

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

International Award for Enterprise Architecture Excellence

International Award for Enterprise Architecture Excellence

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

'Roads' lead to China

'Roads' lead to China

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.