Yanbu’ Refinery Earns International Accolades for Flare Optimization

Yanbu’ Refinery Earns International Accolades for Flare Optimization

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s Yanbu’ Refinery Department (YRD) recently won the prestigious International Green Apple Environment Award for its one-of-a-kind initiative “YRD Flare Optimization by 57%.” The award marks the first time a department in Saudi Aramco has won the award.

Saudi Aramco Hosts the National IT Academy Forum and Signs MOUs

Saudi Aramco Hosts the National IT Academy Forum and Signs MOUs

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco organized and hosted the National Information Technology Academy’s Executive Forum in Dhahran, where participants discussed a number of important topics that aim at developing human capital in the ICT sector and leveraging the role of the academy.

PIF Plans Cinema Venture with AMC Entertainment

PIF Plans Cinema Venture with AMC Entertainment

BY Saudi Gazette / /

Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund said it planned to enter the cinema business with major US-based movie exhibition company AMC Entertainment Holdings, as the Kingdom lifts a 35-year-old ban on cinemas.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 13, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 13, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In the Darajani textile market in Stone Town, the old historical district of Zanzibar City, the capital of Zanzibar, women shop amid dozens of vendors for kanga, above and below-right, which combine a vast variety of colors and patterns, from traditional to new-this-year. Uniquely, each kanga comes printed with words that carry many varieties of meaning, from well-known proverbs to popular song lyrics to poetry and personal statements.

Celebrating 40 Years at Berri

Celebrating 40 Years at Berri

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A proud King smiles — a major milestone in the industrialization of his nation is about to be realized. As the monarch cuts the ceremonial ribbon the energy and excitement in the room is palpable. Saudi Arabia had just taken a giant leap in its industrial development — Berri Gas Plant (BGP) had come online.

Saudi Aramco Showcases Investment Opportunities For SMEs at Iktva 2017

Saudi Aramco Showcases Investment Opportunities For SMEs at Iktva 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today launched its annual flagship localization event, the iktva SMEs Forum and Exhibition 2017, with an agenda designed to raise the bar with a set of over 140 investment opportunities in localization valued at over $16 billion in several industrial and business sectors across the Saudi Arabian energy sector.

Making History for Jazan Region

Making History for Jazan Region

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The completion of Saudi Aramco’s Jazan refinery and terminal mega-project will herald the beginning of a historic new economic era for both the region and the Kingdom, president and CEO Amin Nasser said during a visit last week.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 29, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 29, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The “Horoscope of Prince Iskander,” for the grandson of Central Asian ruler Amir Timur (known as Tamerlane), was produced to reflect the alignment of celestial figures upon his birth on April 25, 1384. Like NASA’s modern chart as well as many other depictions of zodiacs through history, it uses a circular planisphere to represent the sky, but it divides it into 12 sections, following the Babylonian astrological zodiac.

Al-Hasa: A Trip to Previous Times

Al-Hasa: A Trip to Previous Times

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Exploring the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a real opportunity if you wish to travel and have an adventure, even when traveling to well-populated areas.

AramcoWorld Team Wins Seven Prestigious Awards

AramcoWorld Team Wins Seven Prestigious Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The magazine industry’s leading international competition has recognized AramcoWorld for the 10th year in a row — this time with a total of seven editorial and design awards.

Chief Engineer Delivers Keynote at Harvard Business School’s Arab Conference

Chief Engineer Delivers Keynote at Harvard Business School’s Arab Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Nabilah M. Al-Tunisi, Saudi Aramco’s chief engineer, set her focus on the future, sharing news of the company’s direction at the Arab Conference at Harvard 2017. Her keynote address, “Preparing for Tomorrow,” attracted prominent politicians, business professionals, and civic leaders, as well as students from colleges across the region.

Panorama 2017 - Second Issue

Panorama 2017 - Second Issue

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.