Boiler #1 at the Abqaiq power plant exploded Sunday, August 17th, shortly before noon.
The New York Office advised word was received of the death of William S. "Bill" Scribner on July 2nd in California.
Aramco and the petroleum world last week mourned the death of Max Steineke, for many years the company's chief geologist and the man who "more than anyone else… is entitled to credit for discovering the large oil reserves which have been found in Saudi Arabia."
Earl Loran Parker, on March 10, due to motorcycle accident. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., on December 17, 1923.
Carl "Pop" Pfefferkom, on Sunday, February 24, 1952, the result of a head-on collision near Gilroy, California (between San Jose and Salinas). The driver of the other car was also killed and was blamed completely by authorities for the accident. At the time of the accident Carl was alone.
We regret to announce the passing of James Guy Perry on January 10, 1952, of natural causes.
Hallie Franklin Hubbard, on November 11, 1951, in his sleep. Hallie Hubbard arrived in Saudi Arabia on January 15, 1950 as Foreman (Crafts) for the Saudi Government Railroad.
News of the death of John H. King (Training Hdqrs) in New York on September 10, 1951, arrived after last week's edition went to Press.