New State-of-the-art Well Control School Launched

New State-of-the-art Well Control School Launched

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A new state-of-the-art facility recently launched by our Drilling and Workover (D&WO) Training Division has doubled the number of participants the organization can bring in to meet Saudi Aramco’s demand, all while enhancing the learning experience and exceeding international standards in well control training.

A Statement by Saudi Aramco on Today’s Attack on Two Bahri Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Transporting the Company’s Crude Oil

A Statement by Saudi Aramco on Today’s Attack on Two Bahri Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Transporting the Company’s Crude Oil

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

As confirmed a short while ago by the Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, H.E. Khalid Al-Falih, two Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), each with a two million barrels capacity, operated by the Saudi National Shipping Company, Bahri, and transporting Saudi Aramco crude oil were attacked by terrorist Houthi militia this morning in the Red Sea. One of the ships sustained minimal damage. No injuries nor oil spill have been reported.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 25, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 25, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Club Deportivo Palestino (in white) defends its home pitch at the 12,000-seat La Cisterna stadium in Santiago, Chile. Founded in 1916 Palestinian immigrants as a way to unify their growing community, today the team plays in Chile's Primera División--even though none of its players today are of Palestinian descent. Their defense above is against Audax Italiano, a team whose roots also lie with immigrants to Chile. The game ended in a draw, 1-1.

Highlighting the Female Career Pipeline: Renad Ismail

Highlighting the Female Career Pipeline: Renad Ismail

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Over the past few years, woman have started venturing into the previously male-dominated field of engineering in ever increasing numbers. Renad Ismail is one such employee who has already made her mark in a powerful way at Saudi Aramco.

Crude Oil to Chemicals Project Moves Forward

Crude Oil to Chemicals Project Moves Forward

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

With startup in 2025, the fully integrated Crude Oil to Chemicals (COTC) complex is on track to become the largest of its kind in the world. It will become a major contributor to Saudi Vision 2030, enabling a new era of industrial diversification, job creation, and technology development in the Kingdom.

Response to Media Speculation on SABIC

Response to Media Speculation on SABIC

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has noticed media speculation regarding its possible interest in acquiring an ownership position in the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).

Journey to Asir

Journey to Asir

BY The Arabian Sun / /

In the Kingdom’s Southwest, there exists a province unlike any other. With high, rolling hills that seem to stretch forever toward a cloudy horizon, the landscape, the people, the heritage, and the weather are a special blend that provide a welcome surprise for visitors.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Summer 2018

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Summer 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A novel stimulation assessment to enhance production in Saudi Arabia: A coupled mineralogy and geomechanics approach to evaluate rock fracability and optimum zones for fracture generation. The study increased the percentage of successful stimulation jobs and had a major contribution to optimizing project economics.

Saudi Aramco, KOTRA Sign MoU to Strengthen Collaboration

Saudi Aramco, KOTRA Sign MoU to Strengthen Collaboration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco recently signed a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) to facilitate closer business cooperation under the framework of Saudi Vision 2030.

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.