Going places and taking in the sights is a good way to break out of your routine, and Saudi Arabia offers no shortage of sightseeing opportunities. Fortunately, Jazan is well placed for employees to be within easy reach of two hill stations in the Kingdom — Al Fayfa and Al Soudah — and earlier this month, Jazan Refinery Complex (JRC) management organized a trip to these hill stations.
With origins as a plain headdress meant to protect from the sun in summer, from cold in winter, and from wind and dust in the desert, the kufiya is traditionally woven in black or red thread in several well-established patterns. Called kufiya (kuh-FEE-uh) mainly in the Levant, it is known by other names in other regions—ghutra, shamagh or hattah, most commonly.
Saudi Aramco participated in the recent Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) highlighting the rapid advancements in the company’s Unconventional Resources (UR) program, sharing best practices, and focusing on new technology in hydraulic fracturing.
Saudi Aramco, the world's leading integrated energy and chemicals company, released today its 2017 Annual Review highlighting strategic achievements that reinforce the company’s role as the number one producer of crude oil and condensate, adding value by integrating refining and chemicals production, and expanding cleaner natural gas supply to meet domestic demand.
Dhahran — After 34 years with Saudi Aramco, Mahboob Mohamed is bidding farewell to the company. Mahboob joined Saudi Aramco’s IT User Services in 1984. One year later, he moved to the Maintenance Systems Group as a business systems analyst in the Maintenance Resources Planning Department, where he provided corporate maintenance system support to all operating plants companywide.
Regional winners of the “Aramco Asia Energy Cup” — qualifiers from China, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, and South Korea — gathered for a key event in the Chinese capital of Beijing for the final contest after one year of intense competition, careful selection, and evaluation of the researchers’ innovative projects.
Saudi Aramco, Air Products, and ACWA Power to Form Over $8 Billion Gasification/Power Joint Venture at Jazan Economic City
Saudi Aramco, Air Products (NYSE: APD), and ACWA Power today announced the signing of a Term Sheet to form a Gasification/Power joint venture (JV) located at Jazan Economic City (JEC) in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Aramco Appoints Khalid H. Al-Dabbagh as Senior Vice President of Finance, Strategy & Development
Khalid H. Al-Dabbagh was appointed senior vice president of Finance, Strategy & Development by Saudi Aramco Board of Directors, effective Sept. 1, 2018. Al-Dabbagh has been the company’s financial controller since January 2012. He was responsible for Saudi Aramco’s global accounting activities, issuance of the annual financial report and the maintenance of effective internal controls.
A longtime Saudi Aramco-sponsored program assisted 36 U.S. science teachers in combining practical knowledge about geology with their classroom studies during an annual geology camp this summer.
In Madinah, pilgrims are being provided with all they need for their convenience and care, under the direct supervision of Prince Faisal bin Salman, governor of Madinah, and Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal, deputy governor of the region.
Metab Y. Otaif, a diver with the Marine Department’s Underwater Inspection and Repair Unit, signals that he is ready to take the plunge into the Arabian Gulf.
Saudi Aramco, Mazda Motor Corporation and AIST Collaborate to Develop The World’s Most Advanced Engine/ Fuel Combination
Saudi Aramco Technologies Company (a Saudi Aramco company), Mazda and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) today announced a cooperative research program to develop advanced engine/fuel combinations, with potential for meaningful improvements in engine efficiency and CO2 reductions assessed on a well-to-wheel basis.
Saudi Aramco, a world leading integrated energy and chemcials company, and leading specialty chemicals company, LANXESS, today announced Saudi Aramco’s proposed acquisition of LANXESS‘s interest in ARLANXEO, a Netherlands-based specialty chemicals joint venture between Saudi Aramco and LANXESS launched in 2016.
The day after her removal from the wild in December 2011, Borneo Rhino Alliance (bora) veterinarian Zainal Zahari Zainuddin gently and cautiously began a socialization process to help Puntung, a 14-year-old female, adapt to the Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Malaysian Borneo. Until her death last year from cancer, she was one of only three Sumatran rhinos in Malaysia.
Saudi Aramco will resume its oil shipments through Bab-El-Mandeb Strait with immediate effect. The Company will continue to monitor the situation and remain ready to take necessary actions in efforts to constantly ensure the safety and reliability of supply to its customers through its wide network which has the flexibility to export oil through multiple ports.
For more than a decade, Information Technology (IT) has continued to provide the company with services and innovative technologies that support the company’s oil and gas operations and strategic objectives.
During springtime, the salt plains of southern Morocco’s Sahara Desert glisten to white-hot temperatures of more than 40 degrees Celsius, and for six days in April, hard-edged “Marathon des Sables” participants daringly race across 251 kilometers of its shimmering plains, adjoining sand dunes and rocky jebels.
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
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.
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.