Enviro News - Second Quarter 2017, Issue 26

Enviro News - Second Quarter 2017, Issue 26

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this edition of Enviro News, find out how Saudi Aramco protects the Kingdom's precious biodiversity as well as the steps taken to ensure clean air when flaring. Also, learn more about how poor office posture can harm your health, how to avoid salmonella in your home and more on risk assessment from a biodiversity perspective.

Saudi Aramco Partners with Petronas Chemicals to Enhance Value

Saudi Aramco Partners with Petronas Chemicals to Enhance Value

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has entered into a strategic partnership with Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) to enhance the value and competitive positioning of its petrochemicals projects within the PETRONAS Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in the southern Malaysian state of Johor.

RE: WSJ Report on 2015 Fire at Radium

RE: WSJ Report on 2015 Fire at Radium

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Following the publication by the Wall Street Journal of an article on the 2015 Radium compound fire, Saudi Aramco reiterates its deepest sympathy to those who lost their lives in this tragic incident.

Workforce Well-being Investment Highlighted

Workforce Well-being Investment Highlighted

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

From across the Gulf Cooperation Council, well-being practitioners gathered in Bahrain last week to discuss the benefits of investing in the well-being of employees, on the theme of “Accelerating Workplace Health and Performance Globally.”

Enhancing Inspection, Fighting Corrosion with Education

Enhancing Inspection, Fighting Corrosion with Education

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Inspection tools and techniques form the backbone to ensure reliable and safe operations across our facilities, as they provide the basis for effective corrosion and asset integrity management. Combatting chronic corrosion and integrity issues involves using innovative inspection techniques and equipment along with traditional methods.

Saudi Aramco Takes Part in “BIBAN” SMEs Forum

Saudi Aramco Takes Part in “BIBAN” SMEs Forum

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abdulaziz Al-Abdulkarim, vice president for Procurement & Supply Chain Management in Saudi Aramco, spoke in a panel discussion during the BIBAN SMEs Forum 2017, organized by the Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (Monsha’at) and held on September 17-20, 2017, in Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC).

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 20, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 20, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

The snowpack crunched as her feet hit the ground. The Arctic air needled her face. The bright red air taxi fitted with skis had just deposited Raha Moharrak and seven other climbers at base camp, 2,200 meters above sea level on the Kahiltna Glacier, amid the snowy massifs of the Alaska Range. That’s when veteran climbing guide Dave Hahn walked up to the group and looked each of them in the eyes.

Aramco’s East-West Pipelines System Honored by Industry Consortium

Aramco’s East-West Pipelines System Honored by Industry Consortium

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Construction Industry Institute (CII) recently recognized Saudi Aramco’s East-West Pipelines Projects Department for its outstanding application of CII best practices on the Master Gas System Expansion (Phase 1) – Booster Gas Compression Stations project.

Saudi Aramco Licenses Technology to Locally-owned NOMADD Desert Solar Solutions

Saudi Aramco Licenses Technology to Locally-owned NOMADD Desert Solar Solutions

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, a fully-integrated, global energy and chemicals enterprise and a world leader in exploration and production, refining and distribution, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids, has entered into a technology licensing agreement with NOMADD Desert Solar Solutions...

Aramco World - September 2017

Aramco World - September 2017

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.

The Hajj: An Appreciation

The Hajj: An Appreciation

BY Saudi Aramco World / /

In response to God's injunction to mankind prescribing the Pilgrimage to Mecca (the Koran, Sura III, verse 97), countless followers of Islam, rising yearly from the global ocean of humanity, have sallied forth to make the Hajj for almost 14 centuries.

Arabic Women’s Group helps build cultural bridges with ‘Arabian Nights’

Arabic Women’s Group helps build cultural bridges with ‘Arabian Nights’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Ras Tanura’s (RT) Arabic Women’s Group is a significant multicultural group that builds bridges of understanding between the Arabic culture and other cultures within Saudi Aramco. Members enjoy monthly meetings that include educational and recreational speakers, product demonstrations, and design instruction.

CNOOC Receives First Cargo from Saudi Aramco

CNOOC Receives First Cargo from Saudi Aramco

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) recently received the first-ever cargo of Arabian crude oil at its flagship Huizhou refinery in South China’s Guangdong Province.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July-August 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July-August 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

Dow and Saudi Aramco Sign MOU for Potential Equity Ownership Restructure in Sadara Joint Venture

Dow and Saudi Aramco Sign MOU for Potential Equity Ownership Restructure in Sadara Joint Venture

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) today announced a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that sets forth a process for Dow to acquire an additional 15 percent ownership interest from Saudi Aramco in Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture developed by the two companies.

Summer Enrichment Program Offers New Concepts and Practices for Students

Summer Enrichment Program Offers New Concepts and Practices for Students

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) has recently completed its 2017 session, and has fulfilled a fundamental shift in its concept, transforming from what had essentially been a basic English language course to a potentially life-changing experience for the young participants.

Khogeer Elected as the First Arab Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Khogeer Elected as the First Arab Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Ahmed S. Khogeer, a senior project engineer with Saudi Aramco’s Special Kingdom Projects Department, was recently elected to the degree of fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — the highest degree of membership an engineer can reach in the institute. He is the institute’s first fellow from the Arab region.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 23, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 23, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

This week the United States experienced its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. In that light, we turn our eyes to the skies in this issue's feature "Arabic in the Sky," first published in 2010. Many have heard of the first-magnitude starts Rigel, Deneb, Aldebaran and Vega; Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka are the stellar trio that make up the "belt" of the constellation Orion.