Tips for Making Your Holidays Merry

Tips for Making Your Holidays Merry

BY Aramco ExPats / /

If you’re tasked this holiday season with feeding a house full of hungry kith and kin, here are some ideas you might find helpful. Always remember that holidays like Christmas and New Years are meant to be days of joy, of celebration, of love. 

PIF Plans Cinema Venture with AMC Entertainment

PIF Plans Cinema Venture with AMC Entertainment

BY Saudi Gazette / /

Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund said it planned to enter the cinema business with major US-based movie exhibition company AMC Entertainment Holdings, as the Kingdom lifts a 35-year-old ban on cinemas.

Annuities – Buyer Beware

Annuities – Buyer Beware

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

The complexity and fees of annuities almost always outweigh the positive aspects, as they are rarely the most optimal investment.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 13, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 13, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In the Darajani textile market in Stone Town, the old historical district of Zanzibar City, the capital of Zanzibar, women shop amid dozens of vendors for kanga, above and below-right, which combine a vast variety of colors and patterns, from traditional to new-this-year. Uniquely, each kanga comes printed with words that carry many varieties of meaning, from well-known proverbs to popular song lyrics to poetry and personal statements.

Celebrating 40 Years at Berri

Celebrating 40 Years at Berri

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A proud King smiles — a major milestone in the industrialization of his nation is about to be realized. As the monarch cuts the ceremonial ribbon the energy and excitement in the room is palpable. Saudi Arabia had just taken a giant leap in its industrial development — Berri Gas Plant (BGP) had come online.

Saudi Aramco Showcases Investment Opportunities For SMEs at Iktva 2017

Saudi Aramco Showcases Investment Opportunities For SMEs at Iktva 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today launched its annual flagship localization event, the iktva SMEs Forum and Exhibition 2017, with an agenda designed to raise the bar with a set of over 140 investment opportunities in localization valued at over $16 billion in several industrial and business sectors across the Saudi Arabian energy sector.

Arabian Return Chapter XXXVIII: Adjusting to Changes

Arabian Return Chapter XXXVIII: Adjusting to Changes

BY Colleen Wilson / /

So life went on. Sandy and Jack Adams had asked an Arab friend, Ahmed, to come to their condo one night to fix an Arab style dinner; so on Thursday, March 16th, 1978, Sheila, Keith, Oran and I, and a few people Sandy worked with, joined them to enjoy that. 

Making History for Jazan Region

Making History for Jazan Region

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The completion of Saudi Aramco’s Jazan refinery and terminal mega-project will herald the beginning of a historic new economic era for both the region and the Kingdom, president and CEO Amin Nasser said during a visit last week.

"Dear Folks": Chapter 18

"Dear Folks": Chapter 18

BY Ken Slavin / /

As Ken and Mildred Webster wrap up their long leave over the summer of 1955 – having completed a month-long tour of Scandinavia before returning to Ken’s hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut, to visit relatives and friends for the summer... 

Arabian Return Chapter XXXVII: Kathi and Roy's Departure

Arabian Return Chapter XXXVII: Kathi and Roy's Departure

BY Colleen Wilson / /

That same Friday, February 17th, 1978, there had been the first tournament at Udhailiyah's new golf club, Wadi Al-Saeed Country Club. Although things were going full steam ahead there and he had no more problems with the government, Roy Steindorf had decided he had rather go back to the States than move down there permanently.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 29, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 29, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The “Horoscope of Prince Iskander,” for the grandson of Central Asian ruler Amir Timur (known as Tamerlane), was produced to reflect the alignment of celestial figures upon his birth on April 25, 1384. Like NASA’s modern chart as well as many other depictions of zodiacs through history, it uses a circular planisphere to represent the sky, but it divides it into 12 sections, following the Babylonian astrological zodiac.

Teach Me

Teach Me

BY Tim Barger / /

In retrospect, I’d have to say that Aramco’s school system was superb. The company was fully committed to education even though it was very costly. I admit that I didn’t always pay attention to my teachers, but a few of them made a big difference in my life.

Al-Hasa: A Trip to Previous Times

Al-Hasa: A Trip to Previous Times

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Exploring the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a real opportunity if you wish to travel and have an adventure, even when traveling to well-populated areas.

AramcoWorld Team Wins Seven Prestigious Awards

AramcoWorld Team Wins Seven Prestigious Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The magazine industry’s leading international competition has recognized AramcoWorld for the 10th year in a row — this time with a total of seven editorial and design awards.