Abdulaziz Abdulkarim, Saudi Aramco Vice President of Procurement and Supply Chain Management, participated today in an event marking the expansion of General Electric’s Manufacturing and Technology Center (GEMTECH) in Dammam Industrial City. GE Saudi Arabia hosted the event at the newly constructed facility, which was held under the patronage of HRH Prince Saud bin Nayef, Governor of the Eastern Province.
Saudi Aramco’s giant Hasbah/Arabiyah project gets its name from two offshore fields located off the Kingdom’s eastern coast. The Arabiyah field is named after a nearby island of the same name. The Hasbah field also has a name of local significance.
Saudi Aramco's Offshore Projects Department recently awarded a fifth Long-Term Agreement (LTA) to National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) of Abu Dhabi for the execution of its world-class offshore development program. In June 2015, four LTA contracts were awarded to internationally renowned Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication and Offshore installation (EPIC) contractors.
The importance of creating and sustaining a knowledge-based society and the critical role reading has in establishing and maintaining that society was emphasized at a ceremony held Friday to recognize this year’s winners of the national iRead competition.
Saudi Aramco signed today a series of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with 18 Turkish industrial enterprises, adding new potential partners to the company’s slate of future capital projects, promoting diversification and infrastructure enhancement in support of Saudi Vision 2030.
Saudi Aramco CEO Amin H. Nasser delivered a keynote address to the world’s leading energy ministers, officials, and executives, stating that oil and gas will remain at the heart of the global energy mix over the next several decades while the world transitions to alternatives.
A friendly competition between the U.S.-based Aramco research centers to identify innovative ideas and foster collaboration has resulted in the top award going to a project focused on a flow back diagnostic process that could be tested in field trials in the near future.
Building on the enthusiasm of young Saudis, Saudi Aramco aims to lift the prospects of a new generation and the Kingdom as a whole with our massive Hasbah/Arabiyah mega-project.
In 1973, David B. Kultgen was hired by the Arabian American Oil Company to work in the old Aramco’s New York office, not knowing he would have the distinction of being one of the last two expatriates employed by Aramco directly out of law school and that he would eventually go on to become the company’s general counsel and secretary to the Board of Directors.
In a 30-minute address to attendees of the Oxford Energy Seminar in London, Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser outlined some key factors that will play a role in what he described as a “bright horizon” for the company, for the Kingdom, and even perhaps for the energy industry in general.
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.
The global upstream oil and gas industry needs to move away from a “business as usual” approach and capitalize on opportunities to transform itself to be at the forefront of the world’s energy industry.
Ahmed Alkhunaini, representative director of Aramco Asia-Japan, and Kazuo Hotate, executive vice president of the University of Tokyo (UTokyo), recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on Global Solar Plus Initiative (GS+I) in Tokyo.
Developing entrepreneurs toward becoming successful business owners, supporting niches that are underserved by others, increasing the percentage of Saudization, and using expertise within and outside Saudi Aramco to develop small and medium sized enterprises are the key elements of what Wa’ed works to achieve in the Kingdom.
Saudi Aramco has successfully responded to a minor fire incident at its oil terminal facility in Ras Tanura at about 9 am today.
Last year, Japan and Saudi Arabia celebrated the 60th anniversary of official diplomatic relations. Over the course of those 60 years, both countries have invested in each other’s economic growth, technology development, infrastructure improvement, knowledge enhancement, and cultural enrichment.
Both China and Saudi Arabia have emerged as global powers in their own right. China is an engine of the global economy and has created the world’s largest manufacturing economy.
A royal delegation led by HRH Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman convened a series of strategically important bilateral meetings in China and Japan between Aug. 28 and Sept. 9, the results of which promise to produce long-term positive impacts for the Kingdom.
Anyone who has lived in Saudi Arabia and worked for Aramco for any length of time has a wealth of stories to share about life in the Kingdom. One of the great joys of operating this website is being able to help people share their stories of the KSA with other readers.
Delivering keynote remarks on the opening day of Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) 2016, Saudi Aramco senior vice president of Upstream Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani highlighted resilience as the key to navigating the transitional phase that global energy industry is currently experiencing.