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.
The Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and 2020 National Transformation Program took center stage during a visit this week to the United States by HRH Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Muhammad ibn Salman ibn ‘Abd al-’Aziz Al Saud.
The Facts & Figures booklet is a statistical compendium of our 2015 Annual Review and includes oil and gas reserves and production figures for year-end 2015 as well as other valuable figures, and a brief summary of key developments.
Cricket is a way of life for legions of devotees in the world. That’s why, when two players from Pakistan’s national cricket team recently visited Dhahran to promote the sport, members of the Dhahran Cricket Association (DCA) couldn’t keep their wickets intact.
With the spotlight on developing young talent, the Saudi Aramco EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) recently conducted a competition designed to give young researchers an opportunity to hone their presentation skills, develop ties between individuals and recognize exceptional talent while also stimulating creativity.
During our holidays, our mother and father decided to take us on a special road trip to al-Hasa. Our family was welcomed by a tourist company and was taken in a convoy of Hummer vehicles. It was great fun as we had a radio in each car. The lead car pointed out things of interest along the way.
Returning to Al Ain seems almost like clockwork for the Dhahran SAAD Falcon U15 hockey players. Every year, the first weekend in May has meant that they would pack their gear, wrap their sticks and journey down to Al Ain for the annual GCC U15 hockey tournament.
Tanajib port is a hive of activity. Forklifts come and go and spin around the dock with precision in what looks like a well-rehearsed waltz.
Saudi Aramco presented its In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program to more than 300 local and international suppliers attending General Electric’s Global Supplier Forum in Riyadh last week.
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.
Marine duty pollution engineers conducted surveillance overflights every two hours after the initial sighting, and shoreline surveillance was provided by representatives of the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) every two hours.
Saudi Aramco has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GE (NYSE: GE) and Cividale SpA of Italy to build the Middle East and North Africa’s first-of-its-kind high-end forging & casting manufacturing facility that will serve the region’s maritime and energy industries.
Saudi Aramco today signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with its potential partners - the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), Lamprell, and Hyundai Heavy Industries for developing a Maritime Yard that will provide engineering, manufacturing and repair services for offshore rigs, commercial vessels and offshore support vessels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Aramco and PKN Orlen, the Polish crude oil refining company, today held a signing ceremony of a contract agreement for Saudi Aramco to supply PKN Orlen with 50,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil starting May 1, 2016 with provisions for automatic annual renewal.
The year 2015 was a particularly challenging one for our industry. Strategic decisions taken the past few years, including a corporate transformation founded on capital efficiency, innovation, operational excellence, and downstream integration, have placed the company in a position of strength to face these challenges.
A hulking gas turbine - an example of high precision engineering - stands at Siemen’s Dammam Energy Hub complete and ready for delivery to Saudi Aramco’s vast economic city mega-project in Jazan.
People around the world depend on the products we produce to help them achieve their aspirations. That’s what drives us: the knowledge that our products are the foundational materials upon which people and societies across the globe depend for economic growth and prosperity.
Saudi Aramco released its latest Annual Review, titled Energy is Opportunity, highlighting the company’s key results and accomplishments in 2015 which have helped to both strengthen its integrated strategy and expansion downstream, and consolidate its position as the world’s most reliable supplier of energy.
The inaugural board meeting of the National Power Academy (NPA) was held last Thursday (May 19) in Dhahran during which the Charter was officially signed by the eight Founding Stakeholders. In addition Ahmed S. Al-Essa was appointed as NPA’s first Executive Director of the Academy.
PT Pertamina (Persero) and Saudi Aramco have awarded the Engineering and Project Management Services Contract to conduct the Basic Engineering Design (BED) study for their joint Cilacap Refinery upgrade project to Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited.