AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 03, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 03, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

A marvel of ultramodern architecture and engineering inspired by a simple arrangement of stones, The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, or Ithra, is one of Saudi Arabia’s newest sources of energy—creativity, culture and knowledge.

A Kingdom First: ‘Born a King’ Premieres at Ithra

A Kingdom First: ‘Born a King’ Premieres at Ithra

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The first Saudi movie to premier in the country, “Born a King,” was screened at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) during Saudi National Day celebrations. Based on the life of King Faisal ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Aziz Al Sa’ud, the movie recounts the tale of a then 13-year old prince, who was sent on a high-stakes diplomatic mission to Britain.

Abha's Internationally Significant Treasure

Abha's Internationally Significant Treasure

BY The Arabian Sun / /

An area blessed with some of the planet’s most precious biodiversity thrives within the lower slopes of Saudi Arabia’s mighty southwest mountain range.

A Reel History of the Kingdom's Proud Past

A Reel History of the Kingdom's Proud Past

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Over the past two months, film crews have descended on the cities of Dhahran, Al Majmaah, and Riyadh, recreating scenes from Saudi Arabia’s history for a film that celebrates Saudi National Day.

Oil and Gas Climate Initiative Sets Sights on Carbon Capture

Oil and Gas Climate Initiative Sets Sights on Carbon Capture

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), a group of leading energy companies, recently introduced new measures to address climate challenges at its fifth annual conference in New York and said it was making progress curbing methane emissions.

Dimensions International – Summer 2019

Dimensions International – Summer 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

An illuminated view of the Khurais Complex expansion, which significantly raised the plant’s production capacity by 300,000 bpd of Arabian Light crude oil.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Summer 2019

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Summer 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology is published quarterly by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to provide the company’s scientific and engineering communities a forum for the exchange of ideas through the presentation of technical information aimed at advancing knowledge in the hydrocarbon industry.

We're Not in Kansas Anymore...

We're Not in Kansas Anymore...

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Wizard of Oz twists it way into Ithra!

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is set to host one of the greatest family musicals of all time, “The Wizard of Oz,” on Ithra’s stage Oct. 2-12. The musical performance features breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography, and classic songs that will touch down in the Kingdom for the first time.

Using Renewables to Power Unconventional Gas Wells in Wa’ad Al-Shamal

Using Renewables to Power Unconventional Gas Wells in Wa’ad Al-Shamal

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A new collaboration between the Power Systems Renewables Department (PRSD) and Unconventional Resources (UR) is not only saving costs while creating value, but is also reducing Saudi Aramco’s environmental footprint in both energy supply and demand.

Promoting Iktva and Attracting New Investments

Promoting Iktva and Attracting New Investments

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Asia recently organized a series of events in the Asia-Pacific region to promote Saudi Aramco’s iktva localization program and attract Asian investors and suppliers to invest in the Kingdom.

Making the 'Silicon Valley' of the Middle East

Making the 'Silicon Valley' of the Middle East

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and its strategic partners, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) and Dhahran Techno Valley Co. (DTVC), this week celebrated the achievements of the 17 research labs at DTV over the past year.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 18, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 18, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

Can robots cook? Yes, says Michael Farid, MIT grad and cofounder of Boston’s new eatery Spyce. But does it taste good? Yes, says Daniel Boulud, Michelin-star chef and the culinary brains behind the Spyce menu.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - September 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - September 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.