From the July 31, 1968 edition of the Sun and Flare. It was a sad event last Friday morning on the Rolling Hills Country Club links as Charles A. Johnson, past club president, trudged the final nine holes of his desert golf career in an effort to defeat some 55 fellow golfers and friends.
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is celebrating five years of continuous success this year. Ithra is not only the Kingdom’s gateway and connections to the world, but also the heart of the creative economy and an indispensable player in enriching local talent through original content development.
During the hot summer months, ice-cream shops, called shir yakh feroshees, would sell an assortment of ice creams and other cold desserts. My sister Fatema remembers going into beautiful little shops after school to buy shir yakh.
Perched for 62 years above baked sands on Saudi Arabia’s eastern desert horizon are two production warriors. At Abqaiq wells ABQQ-84 and ABQQ-75, located within the 50 kilometer-long Abqaiq oil field, we aim to maintain their record as the highest cumulative oil producers in Aramco.
“Are … we … there … yet ...?” No, that wasn’t my 12-year old whining from behind me. That was the sound my middle-aged knees made with each step as we ascended to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), and subsequently descended, during a 10-day trekking adventure into the outer edge of Nepal’s Himalaya mountain range.
H.E. Aali M. Al Zahrani has bid a fond farewell to an Aramco career that spanned over three decades to take up the newly created government position of First Governor of the Kingdom’s High Commission for Safety and Industrial Security.
Aramco, TotalEnergies, and SABIC Complete Region’s First Processing of Oil From Plastic Waste at Scale
Aramco, TotalEnergies, and SABIC have for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa successfully converted oil derived from plastic waste into ISCC+ certified circular polymers. The plastic pyrolysis oil, also called plastic waste derived oil (PDO), was processed at the SATORP refinery jointly owned by Aramco and TotalEnergies, in Jubail.
Aramco’s Management and Professional Development Department’s (M&PDD) Executive Speaker Series recently hosted management guru professor David Ulrich at Ithra. Described as the “father of modern HR” and “HR thought leader of the decade,” Ulrich presented to a total of more than 850 employees over three separate sessions.
The Arabian Sun spent the day with Mohammed S. Alduhaimi, an engineer in the Oil Supply Planning and Scheduling’s (OSPAS) Refined Products Division (RPD), to understand more about their mission to deliver energy optimally and reliably. Every morning before starting work at 6:30 a.m., Mohammed S. Alduhaimi goes to the gym.
From the July 12, 2006 edition of The Arabian Sun. The gap between oil demand and supply is so tight that a disruption in supply could send global economies reeling. Under these circumstances, it is critical that industry piping, plants, and refineries stay in top operating condition.
From the July 11, 1956 edition of the Sun and Flare. Thomas Joseph Druge arrived July 7 at the Dhahran Health Center South weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces. He is the one-thousandth baby born to Senior Staff families in the Field since 1940.
From the July 13, 1966 edition of the Sun and Flare. Mrs. Ruth Sheldon Knowles, author, lecturer, petroleum specialist, and war correspondent, arrived in Dhahran for a four-day stop-over on a round-the-world trip. She is on an assignment for the "Reader's Digest" making a study of the world hunger problem.
Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser delivered a powerful keynote speech about Asia’s Energy Future at a major three-day Energy Asia Conference held recently in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.
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Aramco Appointed as a Strategic Partner for Gamers Without Borders and Gamers8 The Land of Heroes Festival
The Saudi Electronic Sports Federation and Aramco announced a strategic partnership to sponsor the “Gamers without Borders” (GWB) events and the “Gamers8: The Land of Heroes” festival for 2023, after the successful partnership for previous editions.
A 250-ton crude stabilizer column was safely and successfully installed recently at Aramco’s Abu Ali plant as part of a 500,000 barrel of oil per day (bpd) new Central Processing Facility. The 50-meter high column is designed to process 300,000 (bpd) of Arabian Light Crude oil.
As part of the In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) program, the team from Aramco Europe has been working hard to scout and expand the supply chain program among European manufacturers, engineering companies, and contractors.
Since 2012 Hatem Belyamani, Moroccan native and New York resident, has focaused his nonprofit, Remix-Culture, on digital sampling and remixing tools that draw from traditional music around the world.
A team of six Dhahran high school students took the checkered flag to win the first Saudi Arabian F1® in Schools National Finals at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), winning one of three places to represent their nation at the Aramco-sponsored F1® in Schools World Finals in Singapore in September.
From the July 4, 1962 edition of the Sun and Flare. A new passport procedure for Aramco foreign employees and visitors of Aramco became effective with the opening July 1 of the new terminal building at Dhahran International Airport.