Austin — A Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion with a “heart-of-Texas” flavor recently unrolled near Austin, Texas. The reunion featured unique activities such as trapshooting and longhorn steer riding, plus a trio of banquets — including a gala hosted by Aramco Services Company (ASC) as a “thank you” for the participants’ combined centuries of work at the enterprise — as well as another event dubbed the Chuck Wagon Buffet.
Weighing 3.6 metric tons and measuring nearly three meters from chest to crown, the 3,200-year-old red-granite bust of Pharaoh Ramses ii fairly lords over the British Museum’s Egyptian sculpture gallery. Napoleon’s troops had tried, yet failed to so much as to budge the toppled, fragmented figure from its sandy resting spot in the Ramesseum, the pharaoh’s vast mortuary temple in Thebes, on the west bank of the Nile near present-day Luxor.
The commissioning of Yanbu South Terminal (YST) marked the addition of 3 million barrels per day to the West Coast export capacity when the first VLCC was loaded on October 12, 2018. Yanbu South Terminal, which is located south of Yanbu City on the West Coast of Saudi Arabia, consists of a tank farm and offshore facilities to receive, store and load Arab Light (AL) and Arab Super Light (ASL) crude oil.
Sample used for fracture conductivity testing in the laboratory to measure the proppant conductivity. This experimental setup allows engineers to evaluate the crushing ofthe proppant material under downhole stress, temperature, and pressure conditions.
At the invitation of the Honorable Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and the Indian Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Saudi Aramco played a central role in the second India Energy Forum. Hosted by CERAWeek IHS Markit and held October 14-16, the annual event fosters national and international dialogue on opportunities, challenges and strategies to bring about a new energy future for India.
Global energy leader supports efforts to position the Kingdom as an import-export hub linking three continents. Saudi Aramco participated in the 2nd Supply Chain and Logistics Conference organized by the Ministry of Transport in Riyadh.
Saudi Aramco and the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) today announced the successful commissioning of AB-4 pipeline, a new phase of the strategic Saudi Aramco-Bahrain crude oil pipeline to meet the Kingdom of Bahrain’s growing energy demand.
Samples of date seeds in different stages, which have been used to produce ARC Plug as per EXPEC ARC's defined specifications, to be used as a loss circulation material.
Amin H. Nasser, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Aramco and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Total, signed today in Dhahran the joint development agreement for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of a giant petrochemical complex in Jubail, on Saudi Arabia’s eastern coast.
In one of the most comprehensive oil field carbon intensity (CI) studies ever published, a global team led by Stanford University has calculated the CI of the world’s active oil fields — with significant results for Saudi Arabia. CI is a measure of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with producing crude oil, from the well to the refinery gate.
Aramco Asia-Japan (AAJ) recently signed an agreement with The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation to contribute to the efforts of disseminating knowledge while enhancing the public interest and understanding of science and technology among local residents.
Dhahran — This year, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrates its 88th National Day. Over the course of almost nine decades, the Kingdom has experienced incredible developments in its economy, which has evolved dramatically — from one based largely on traditional local caravan trade commerce to one with both national and international reach.
A collective feeling of national pride engulfed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this week as the nation rose in unison to celebrate its 88th National Day. This was no spontaneous outpouring of joy but rather a profound communal recognition of the Kingdom’s prolific achievements to date. Extraordinary firework displays lit the skies as a fusillade of colors and patterns burst out for onlookers to marvel over.
The answer is leading me down State Street, the main drag of Santa Barbara, her hometown and business base an hour-and-a-half’s drive north of Los Angeles. From here, for nearly three decades, Dawn Elder has promoted and mentored musicians, recorded albums, arranged collaborations and organized concerts that have opened American ears to new music from the Arab world and beyond and brought fruitful exchanges among popular, creative performers from dozens of countries.
Saudi Aramco made a strong showing at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, as Sami A. Alnuaim was named president of the international organization for 2019, four Aramco researchers received distinguished awards, and company staff contributed to about 20 scientific papers and panels.
Saudi Aramco will pursue the Non-Metallic Growth opportunities by unlocking its broad range of potential, aligned with its growth strategy covering the oil and gas sector as well as automotive, building & construction, packaging, and renewable sectors.
Saudi Aramco Promotes Small and Medium Enterprise Investment in Saudi Arabia at first U.S.–Saudi SME Forum
Saudi Aramco participated today in the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council’s (USSABC) premier U.S.-Saudi SME Forum in Los Angeles, adding momentum to ongoing efforts by the integrated energy and chemicals giant to develop a locally accessible, reliable and innovative supply chain.
Saudi Aramco recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China University of Petroleum in Beijing (CUPB) to enhance their partnership and closer collaboration. The MoU is intended to explore added value opportunities for joint research in the field of research and technology, education, social outreach, and community service betterment for mutual benefit.
Saudi Aramco’s drive for continuous improvement and excellence was recognized last week as our teams and individuals took home a total of five awards from the 2018 Oil and Gas Awards Middle East in Dubai.
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.