Company Technologies Lauded at U.S. Summit

Company Technologies Lauded at U.S. Summit

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Three Saudi Aramco initiatives were recently honored at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit in California for their contributions to engineering and production technology leadership.

UNESCO Puts al-Hasa on World Heritage List

UNESCO Puts al-Hasa on World Heritage List

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Al-Hasa, the ancient oasis region in eastern Saudi Arabia, received an official world heritage listing last week during meetings in Bahrain of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee.

FRP Rebar: A Revolution in Concrete Construction

FRP Rebar: A Revolution in Concrete Construction

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) rebar has brought a concrete construction revolution that is in full alignment with Saudi Aramco efforts to promote nonmetallic solutions.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 11, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 11, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Edna Adan offers words of comfort to a young mother after treatment at the hospital named after her. Adan says the mother was fortunate. “When it takes them five days to get to a hospital, it’s too late,” she says. “Somaliland is bigger than 20 other countries in Africa. It’s a huge territory. Medical facilities are clustered around the main cities. What about the other areas? Women are having babies everywhere.”

Aramco World - July 2018

Aramco World - July 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

'Roads of Arabia’ paves the way in the Far East

'Roads of Arabia’ paves the way in the Far East

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

After a series of visits to European and U.S. cities, the The “Roads of Arabia” exhibition tour journeyed through the Far East region of China, South Korea, and Japan.

Saudi Aramco Rebalances its Asia Crude Oil Benchmark

Saudi Aramco Rebalances its Asia Crude Oil Benchmark

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco announced that it is adjusting its Asia crude oil pricing marker in an effort to increase the overall reliability of its crude oil pricing. Saudi Aramco’s long-standing price marker was the average of Platts Dubai and Platts Oman assessments.

Panorama 2018 – Issue 1

Panorama 2018 – Issue 1

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue, learn more useful techniques to use when teaching defensive driving skills as well as tips for safely preparing your home for a new baby. Be sure not to miss our behind the scenes interviews with medical and traffic professionals.

Panorama 2017 – Issue 3

Panorama 2017 – Issue 3

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue, learn more about how to ensure that your charitable donations are being used wisely, tips for keeping your kids safe in the home home, and advice on how to get the best selfie.

Saudi Aramco and NOV Sign Joint Venture Agreement

Saudi Aramco and NOV Sign Joint Venture Agreement

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco signed a shareholder agreement with National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) to form a joint venture partnership to establish an integrated world-class on-shore rig and equipment manufacturing and aftermarket facility in Ras Al-Khair in Saudi Arabia. Per the shareholder agreement, Saudi Aramco will own 30% of the joint venture’s shares, while NOV will own the remaining 70%.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 27, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 27, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

It’s a torrent of teenagers, flowing uphill toward me on the narrow trail. I step to the left, cramming myself into a wedge of stone wall beneath the spread of an olive tree as they clatter past in a cloud of bubble-gum perfume, sullen-eyed puffing, laughter and primary colors. The last in line gives me the side-eye as he shoulders an outsized loudspeaker up toward the trailhead on the slopes above.

OPEC: Supply, Investment, Balance

OPEC: Supply, Investment, Balance

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Speaking at the OPEC International Seminar, Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser said investment in the upstream oil sector would need to rebound following a period of decline from 2014 to 2016.

Saudi Aramco Signs Framework Agreement with ADNOC and MoU with Indian Consortium RRPCL

Saudi Aramco Signs Framework Agreement with ADNOC and MoU with Indian Consortium RRPCL

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced today that they have signed a Framework Agreement to jointly develop the Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (RRPCL), a 1.2 million barrels per day integrated mega refinery and petrochemicals complex at Ratnagiri, 215 miles south of Mumbai in Maharashtra, India.

50 Years Behind the Lens

50 Years Behind the Lens

BY AramcoWorld / /

Occasionally, when I get a really good shot, I can feel it. It’s almost like getting goosebumps. “This is too beautiful to be real. How did this happen? How was I so lucky to be here?”

‘Water is my Passion’

‘Water is my Passion’

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Al Ahmadi is on board the Zamil Six. Around 20 feet away, Abdullah F. Al Amiri feels the effects of Al Ahmadi’s actions. Al Amiri is sitting patiently inside a LARS — a metal cage measuring 6 feet by 3 feet, as it stands perilously close to the edge.

Tackling a Global Challenge in Boston

Tackling a Global Challenge in Boston

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Corrosion is a global problem that costs the world $2.5 trillion annually. This chemical process is most often seen on metal surfaces as rust and can result in catastrophic failure of infrastructure, such as bridges.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 13, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 13, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Black Church in Braşov is so called due to a fire in 1689, and it holds more than 150 Ottoman rugs, the largest collection outside Turkey. The carpets, woven in western Anatolia, show floral, arabesque and geometric motifs, and most have never been walked upon. This display wall shows plain-niche prayer rugs.

Saudi Aramco Focuses on Technology, Exploration, and Super Basins at AAPG Conference

Saudi Aramco Focuses on Technology, Exploration, and Super Basins at AAPG Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A city known for its rich geologic surroundings served as the setting for the 2018 American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention and Exhibition. Salt Lake City, a stone’s throw from the Green River Basin and its abundant natural gas reserves, was a good jumping off point for Saudi Aramco attendees, who participated in a pre-show conference field trip and then followed up with a high visibility show presence during the technical sessions, award ceremonies, and exhibition.

Saudi Aramco Signs 16 Contracts to Operate and Maintain Its Community Over the Next 10 Years

Saudi Aramco Signs 16 Contracts to Operate and Maintain Its Community Over the Next 10 Years

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco signed 16 contracts with seven companies to operate and maintain facilities in its community over the next 10 years. The contracts signing took place during a ceremony in Dhahran where Saudi Aramco signed the contracts with Al-Yamama Company for Trading and Contracting; Arabian Fal Holding Company; Abdulwahab Mansour Al-Moallam Sons Company; Rezayat Company Ltd; Al-Tamimi Global Company for Services and Maintenance; SRACO Company; and Nesma and Partners Contracting Company Ltd.

Enhancing Sustainability Through Collaboration

Enhancing Sustainability Through Collaboration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Scientists from Saudi Aramco’s Research and Development Center (R&DC) recently organized the eighth annual meeting of the Saudi Arabian Section of the Combustion Institute.