Saudi Aramco has noticed media speculation regarding its possible interest in acquiring an ownership position in the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).
Conversations with friends can be infinitely varied—filled with tangential remarks, thoughtful asides, and random non-sequiturs and often producing surprising results. Starting from Point A over here, they’ve been known to jump quickly to Point B over there, and thence move on...
If your name is not on the OFFICIAL HAFLA PARTICIPANTS list by August 1, we will miss you at the Hafla. That would be so sad! On 8/2/18 the Hyatt will receive our list of registered attendees. The Hyatt discounted rate vanishes if you're not registered for the Hafla. Both are required.
In the Kingdom’s Southwest, there exists a province unlike any other. With high, rolling hills that seem to stretch forever toward a cloudy horizon, the landscape, the people, the heritage, and the weather are a special blend that provide a welcome surprise for visitors.
A novel stimulation assessment to enhance production in Saudi Arabia: A coupled mineralogy and geomechanics approach to evaluate rock fracability and optimum zones for fracture generation. The study increased the percentage of successful stimulation jobs and had a major contribution to optimizing project economics.
Saudi Aramco recently signed a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) to facilitate closer business cooperation under the framework of Saudi Vision 2030.
Three Saudi Aramco initiatives were recently honored at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit in California for their contributions to engineering and production technology leadership.
Separate from its tempestuous politics, the U.K. has been getting a lot of positive attention of late for other, more upbeat reasons. Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave for the past month, you’re likely already aware that the 2018 FIFA World Cup is underway in Russia.
Story-telling comes in many forms, written and oral, prose and poetry, fact and fiction. There are fables like “The Tortoise and the Hare” and folktales like “The Pied Piper.” There are ghost stories like “Ali the Cairene and the Haunted House in Baghdad” and fairy tales like “Cinderella.”
Al-Hasa, the ancient oasis region in eastern Saudi Arabia, received an official world heritage listing last week during meetings in Bahrain of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee.
Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) rebar has brought a concrete construction revolution that is in full alignment with Saudi Aramco efforts to promote nonmetallic solutions.
Edna Adan offers words of comfort to a young mother after treatment at the hospital named after her. Adan says the mother was fortunate. “When it takes them five days to get to a hospital, it’s too late,” she says. “Somaliland is bigger than 20 other countries in Africa. It’s a huge territory. Medical facilities are clustered around the main cities. What about the other areas? Women are having babies everywhere.”
Aramco World, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.
Saudi Arabia is a special place. The Kingdom owes a major component of its unique identity to the distinctive geological history of the region—on land and sea. The Arabian Peninsula sits squarely between two fabled bodies of water with long and colorful histories: the Arabian Gulf and the Red Sea.
Every year has its noteworthy events, and 1952 was no exception. In February in the U.K., Elizabeth II became Queen of England upon the death of her father, King George VI. In May, also in the U.K., the jet age of travel was born with the introduction into service of the world’s first passenger jet, the ill-fated de Havilland DH 106 Comet.
After a series of visits to European and U.S. cities, the The “Roads of Arabia” exhibition tour journeyed through the Far East region of China, South Korea, and Japan.
Saudi Aramco announced that it is adjusting its Asia crude oil pricing marker in an effort to increase the overall reliability of its crude oil pricing. Saudi Aramco’s long-standing price marker was the average of Platts Dubai and Platts Oman assessments.
In this issue, learn more useful techniques to use when teaching defensive driving skills as well as tips for safely preparing your home for a new baby. Be sure not to miss our behind the scenes interviews with medical and traffic professionals.
In this issue, learn more about how to ensure that your charitable donations are being used wisely, tips for keeping your kids safe in the home home, and advice on how to get the best selfie.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on June 30, 2018 at a local restaurant.