Saudi Aramco’s EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) solved a drilling challenge using date tree waste. EXPEC ARC examined the waste components of local date trees, such as seeds, leaves and trunks, and determined that they effectively seal rock formations in oil and gas wells while drilling, and prevent seepage.
Thirty-three long-standing Saudi Aramco employees from Operations and Business Services were honored at a 35 and 40-year service award ceremony and luncheon held recently at the RT Najmah East Lounge.
Saudi state-run oil giant Aramco earlier this week appointed Huda Al-Ghosn as its executive director of employee relations and training, making her the first women to fill this position in the company’s history.
Eighteen employees were recently recognized during a 25 and 30 year service award ceremony held at the Plaza Conference Center in Dhahran. Huda M. Al-Ghoson, executive director of Human Resources, presided over the event.
Horizontal drilling technology, a real marvel of engineering and scientific innovation, is used extensively to produce thin zones, fractured reservoirs, formations with bottom water, tight gas, heavy oil, and enabling to induce multiple hydraulic fractures in the reservoir.
The 2015 iRead cultural enrichment camp in al-Khobar began this month, with 40 students from middle school up to university level participating.
Being the largest of its kind in the Middle East, Saudi Aramco’s first carbon capture and enhanced oil recovery pilot project demonstrates commitment to environmental stewardship.
The Hot Tap and Stopple (HT&S) team is on 24-hour standby to ensure that no disruption occurs to the company’s flow of oil through its vast network of pipelines.
The University of Oxford has conferred the title of Visiting Professor in Engineering to Gautam Kalghatgi, internationally renowned for research in the fields of fuels, combustion and engines.
Environmental assessment discovers dhubs on intended project site. Dhub, or spiny-tailed lizards, spend most of the day basking in the sun, so they typically inhabit rocky areas with good shelter for when they need to burrow underground.
Saudi Aramco publishes Aramco World six times a year to increase cross-cultural understanding.
The Berri Gas Plant department (BGP) has successfully commissioned and started-up a new, more efficient ethane liquefaction exchanger at the Ethane and NGL Recovery plant.
Saudi Aramco acting president and CEO Amin H. Nasser visited joint ventures Sadara (Sadara Chemical Company) and SATORP (Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemicals Company) at Jubail Industrial City to check on their progress of the downstream projects.
Saudi Aramco’s Khurais Producing Department (KhPD) and Abqaiq Plants Operation Department (APOD) awarded for excellence by the Frost and Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council.
Saudi Aramco has achieved a landmark by energizing its largest Tie-in Platform (TP-20) with a 230 kV submarine composite cable.
A look back at the discovery that changed the Kingdom (PDF, 2.2MB): Seventy-seven years ago, the Prosperity Well (Dammam Well No. 7) produced oil in commercial quantities and Saudi Arabia’s transformation began in earnest.
Saudi Aramco’s partnership with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) grew stronger as the two parties signed on the Live Saudi Arabia program recently.
The National Industrial Training Institute (NITI) was recently inaugurated in al-Hasa, where Saudi youths will be trained to help fill the more than 1 million jobs needed in the Kingdom’s energy sector.
The Facts & Figures booklet is a statistical compendium of our 2014 Annual Review and includes oil and gas reserves and production figures for year-end 2014 as well as other valuable figures, and a brief summary of key developments.
Saudi Aramco publishes Aramco World six times a year to increase cross-cultural understanding. The magazine's goal is to broaden knowledge of the cultures, history and geography of the Arab and Muslim worlds and their connections with the West.