Asir: Discovering the Kingdom's Hidden Treasure

Asir: Discovering the Kingdom's Hidden Treasure

BY Joshua White / /

I stand under a canopy of purple jacaranda blossoms that are twinkling gently in the mountain breeze like infinite stars in a desert sky. The park beckons, and I accept the invitation.

Habib Ur Rehman Celebrated His 12th Happy Birthday

Habib Ur Rehman Celebrated His 12th Happy Birthday

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Habib Ur Rehman is the son of Dr. Ata Ur Rehman and Dr. Kiran A. Rehman and the grandson of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan, V.P. of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association Karachi (SAEEA).

Ports and Terminals Book

Ports and Terminals Book

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Ports and Terminals book gives full details regarding the general conditions, rules, regulations, facilities and available services at all Saudi Aramco terminals.

Dimensions International Summer 2016

Dimensions International Summer 2016

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Taking extreme run to the edge of the world: For a once-in-a-lifetime experience Nasier Mohamed Fakier participates in the 2016 Antarctica Marathon.

Maker Expo Puts Innovation at Center Stage‭

Maker Expo Puts Innovation at Center Stage‭

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Fostering innovation in the Kingdom is a key part of Saudi Aramco’s strategy to become the world’s leading energy and petrochemicals company, and it is a key component of the Saudi Vision 2030 to create sustained economic growth, diversification, and job creation for future generations.

Join the Aramco ExPats Newsletter Bandwagon

Join the Aramco ExPats Newsletter Bandwagon

BY Aramco ExPats / /

You might have noticed the many changes we've made over the past few months to the newsletter. Everything has been done with the goal of delivering you a better, more informative, more useful newsletter. With your help, we can make your experience even better.

Pokémon Go: The New Bogeyman

Pokémon Go: The New Bogeyman

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

In every period of history there are characters or issues that seem to disturb people and cause anxiety or fear. They are referred to as “bogeymen”. There have been many such bogeymen in history as a result of threats that people perceived to be real and dangerous.

Time to Become Eco-Friendly

Time to Become Eco-Friendly

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Amid all the heated political events in the region and around the world, Saudis now are becoming more concerned about the weather. This year summer days seem to be endless and the mercury keeps rising not only in the Kingdom but also around the globe.

Aramco Brat Launches Vegan Dessert Kit Company

Aramco Brat Launches Vegan Dessert Kit Company

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramco Brat Athena (Ashley) Simpson was born in Dhahran December 28, 1983. At 12 months she displayed very noticable hyperactivity, and by the time she was Terrible Two, many in Dhahran were aware that she was adorable, but a devil in disguise.

An Overview of the History of Saudi Arabia - Part 2

An Overview of the History of Saudi Arabia - Part 2

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Legends, mysteries, and traditions abound surrounding the history of Arabia, where the oldest confirmed signs of human settlement date back over 15,000 years to prehistoric times at the end of the last Ice Age.

What’s Happening in Turkey?

What’s Happening in Turkey?

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Political winds in the Middle East change fast and in a violent manner with unpredictable consequences. Were the events that unfolded in Turkey last Friday a military coup or a revolt? Actually it was both.

CEO Leads Signing Ceremony of Mega Gas Project at Fadhili

CEO Leads Signing Ceremony of Mega Gas Project at Fadhili

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco President and CEO Amin H. Nasser today presided over a signing ceremony of the Fadhili gas project, marking a new milestone in the company’s drive to expand gas production and supply to meet growing domestic demand for energy. The new Saudi Aramco mega project will help boost production and supply with clean-burning natural gas, lessening dependence on oil for power generation.

Boosting the Lives of Hearing Impaired Children

Boosting the Lives of Hearing Impaired Children

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The culture of citizenship and spirit of generosity of Saudi Aramco employees has once again been demonstrated with an overwhelming response to a campaign to make a life-changing difference to the lives of hearing impaired children.

Counter Islamophobes with Positive Narrative

Counter Islamophobes with Positive Narrative

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

Terrorist attacks — whether in the West or East — reflect criminal behavior and adherence to that mindset. With every attack — unless the perpetrator has a Muslim name — no mention of his religion is ever made. However, if there is any remote link to Islam or Muslims, there is a huge outcry.

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Do you know the true value of a billion? It is equal to a thousand millions. In other words, if you happen to be a billionaire you can spend a million riyals every month for 83 years and end up with four million riyals left in your pocket. Phew, a billion goes a long way.

Drilling into the Future

Drilling into the Future

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A dynamic new project, the Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy (SADA), has officially been launched. The goal set by its directors and stakeholders is to develop SADA as a training hub to serve the drilling and workover industry in the region.

About the Saudi Speakers Bureau

About the Saudi Speakers Bureau

BY Aramco ExPats / /

La Ilaha Illa Allah, Muhammad Rasulu Allah - “There is no god but God: Muhammad is the Messenger of God.” ——the Muslim creed as inscribed on the flag of Saudi Arabia

Dhahran Girl Scouts earn Silver Awards

Dhahran Girl Scouts earn Silver Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The Girl Scouts mission statement —“Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place” — is fitting for Cadettes Girl Scouts Talyah Alnatour, Lina Al-Shaikh, Laura Solano Florez, and Dina Haikal from Troops 15 and 80, who have recently completed their Silver Award.

Bringing Vision 2030 to the United States

Bringing Vision 2030 to the United States

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

On the sidelines of HRH Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad ibn Salman ibn ‘Abd al- ‘Aziz Al Saud’s recent visit to the United States to convey Saudi Vision 2030 and invite collaboration in its execution, HE Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, and Chairman of the Saudi Aramco Board of Directors, took part in disseminating the message, also taking time to share Saudi Aramco’s strategy to help implement Vision 2030 in Houston and Boston through a series of town halls and meetings with business, financial and academic leaders.

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2016

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2016

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization was established in April 2013 in a small house in Korangi No. 1-1/2 under the supervision of Col (R) Javed Majid, assisted by Qari Saifullah.