As a major draw within the oil and gas industry in recent years, International Petroleum Week (IP Week) has focused on the challenges facing operators, such as consolidation, achieving efficiencies, and streamlining operations.
Saudi Aramco recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), Sumitomo Corporation, and Sumitomo Corporation Saudi Arabia to conduct a feasibility study for an integrated steel mill to produce steel plates in the Ras al-Khair area.
This edition includes articles on effect of steaming on FCC catalysts; surface modified nanoparticles as internal breakers for viscoelastic surfactant-based fracturing fluids for high temperature operations; and more.
Saudi Aramco participates in the Armed Forces Exhibition for Diversity of Requirements and Capabilities (AFED), as a Diamond Localization Partner, and shares its experience in localization and increasing local content. The exhibition is taking place on February 25 – March 5, 2018, under the patronage of the Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and organized by the Saudi Armed Forces in Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.
Saudi Aramco, with its young workforce and a commitment to fostering careers for both men and women, has made dramatic strides in recent years to draw on what some have called the company’s greatest untapped resource — female employees.
Among the Marché Central's colors and fresh smells of fruits and vegetables, Hamza Ayari sets up, on an average day, about 10 portraits. He invites some people as they shop near his stand; others have heard about his photography either by word of mouth or through local media, and they seek him out.
Saudi Aramco participates in Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference and Exhibition, signs strategic partnership agreement. Prompted by its commitment and pioneering role in stimulating development in the Kingdom to help achieve Vision 2030, Saudi Aramco sponsored and participated in the recently held conference Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference in Jiddah.
Saudi Aramco helps to establish the National Power Academy as a sustainable and nonprofit organization to serve the national power sector, citizens, and various energy companies.
Ras Tanura Refinery (RTR) recently celebrated the successful completion of a major turnaround and inspection (T&I), with proper planning and a collaborative effort from everyone involved credited for the success.
Recent enhancements to Saudi Aramco’s Customer Care Center Besides, including a centralized function to process customer requests have made it easier and quicker for domestic customers to gain access to refined products.
Saudi Aramco is participating in the 32nd Janadriyah National Heritage and Culture Festival, organized by the Ministry of National Guard, and inaugurated by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on Wednesday, 7 February 2018.
Saudi Arabia has charted a new course of economic diversification away from an overdependence on oil and gas in its Vision 2030 road map. Industrial enablers will be key to Saudi Arabia’s success in this endeavor and in heavy industrial terms, they don’t come much bigger than the maritime industry.
In the Sarychat Ertash State Nature Reserve in the Tien Shan mountains, near Kyrgyzstan’s border with China, a male snow leopard (ak ilbirs, or “white panther,” in Kyrgyz), peers over a snowdrift. A moment later, he was darted with a tranquilizer, documented, fitted with a tracking collar and released unharmed.
Saudi Aramco has completed a 1.7-kilometer long Baish Corniche linear Public Park north of Jazan Primary and Downstream Industries City along the Red Sea Coast, offering relief and health benefits for the local community.
Saudi Aramco’s gasoline compression ignition (GCI) were one of the special feature at the Detroit auto show last month, showing how internal combustion engines have harnessed unparalleled energy density of hydrocarbons, transforming the world and powering economies to new heights.
‘Roads of Arabia: Archeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia’ exhibition, a joint initiative of Saudi Aramco’s King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), co-sponsored by Sumitomo Chemical and Showa Shell was inaugurated today at the Tokyo National Museum in the Japanese Capital, Tokyo, the third leg in the exhibition’s Asia tour, which included Beijing and Seoul.
At the causeway heading back to Dhahran, a Bahraini officer asked: “Would you give this man a ride to Saudi?” I welcomed the man into my car, politely asserting: “Please, buckle up.” Surprisingly, the man replied, “Are you from Aramco?” I had nothing on me or in the car to give me away, so I asked him how he knew. “It’s obvious,” he replied. “Aramcons always buckle up!”
“Okay, guys,” Moharrak recalls him saying. “As you may have heard, a climber has lost his life. They are evacuating his body. I want you to know this because I want you to know what you are dealing with. I want you to understand where you are, the type of place you are, and the consequences.”
Described as one of the most competitive half-marathons ever run on American soil, the deep field of elite men and women runners competing in Houston always places the long-distance running community on high alert for new American or world records.
Saudi Aramco, alongside other 13 Saudi entities, is participating in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 in the UAE on January 13 – 20, 2018. The Saudi participation in the event is led by the Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, where high-profile Saudi organizations are showcasing sustainability-related initiatives and technologies at the Saudi Pavilion.