Let’s Make Saudi Vision 2030 a Reality!

Let’s Make Saudi Vision 2030 a Reality!

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

According to a report in a local newspaper, the government will start paying contractors within the next two weeks and up to 80 percent of the money owed will be paid by the end of this year.

King Salman Inaugurates King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture

King Salman Inaugurates King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, today made an official visit to Saudi Aramco headquarters to inaugurate the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture and five oil and gas projects: Wasit Gas Plant, Manifa oil field, Shaybah natural gas liquids, Shaybah oil increment, and Khurais oil increment.

The Inspiration for Patent Application No. 203

The Inspiration for Patent Application No. 203

BY The Arabian Sun / /

To prevent the loss of expensive drilling mud, we examined local date seeds to determine whether this material could be effective in sealing rock formations.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 30, 2016

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 30, 2016

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

He stands. The hubbub dies down. Those seated, awaiting their food, listen with respect as a speech dwelling on the importance of tradition flows past their ears. The master’s words reach back across the centuries to highlight those who came before, then link forward to mark the path the listeners themselves have chosen.

The Golden Age of Islam

The Golden Age of Islam

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Earlier this year, three feature articles on the history of Saudi Arabia appeared in this newsletter. They were based on materials available from the Saudi Speakers Bureau. This week we return to that subject with a fourth installment.

First Trip to the K.S.A.: Chapter XII

First Trip to the K.S.A.: Chapter XII

BY Colleen Wilson / /

As required by the company to go to the Mother House in Dhahran at least a week before the due date of the birth of your baby, Oran drove me to Dhahran on September 29th, and we checked in, and made all the necessary arrangements.

King Salman Inaugurates SADARA and SATORP in Jubail

King Salman Inaugurates SADARA and SATORP in Jubail

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The two projects are among the biggest in their industries worldwide, will further stimulate Saudi Arabia’s economic growth, and will create investment and job opportunities in line with Saudi Vision 2030.

Impress People with Your Mind, Not Your Wealth!

Impress People with Your Mind, Not Your Wealth!

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

Reports of wealthy Gulf Arabs being robbed in Europe are now a common occurrence. Last week masked men stopped a car heading from Le Bourget airport in Paris and robbed the two occupants of about five million euros in cash and other assets. According to reports, the luxury Bentley was ambushed and its occupants were tear-gassed.

Giving Thanks Around the World

Giving Thanks Around the World

BY Aramco ExPats / /

On Thursday of this week, Americans will celebrate their Thanksgiving. This is a time when families and friends gather together to celebrate fellowship and give thanks for God's blessings.

Saudi Aramco Scientists Achieve New World Record

Saudi Aramco Scientists Achieve New World Record

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) TeraPOWERS Technology Team, under the leadership of Saudi Aramco fellow Ali Dogru, achieved a major breakthrough with the industry’s first trillion cell reservoir simulation run on Oct. 28.

Do You Remember Being a Girl Scout in Saudi Arabia?

Do You Remember Being a Girl Scout in Saudi Arabia?

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Girl Scouts in Dhahran are celebrating their 70th anniversary and we are calling all former Aramcons who were part of Dhahran Girl Scouts to share their memories.

Disqus as in "Discuss"

Disqus as in "Discuss"

BY Aramco Expats / /

Earlier this year, we entirely rebuilt AramcoExPats.com from the ground up, introducing a new look and feel while retaining the best features of our previous website. We did this in part as a planned evolution, where upgrades and improvements are essential if we are to successfully serve your needs.

SAEEA Visits Shahzadi Farm

SAEEA Visits Shahzadi Farm

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan and other SAEEA Office Holders visited the Shahzadi Farm House in Dhabeji, Pakistan.

Saudi Aramco Training Centers Achieve World-Renowned Accreditation

Saudi Aramco Training Centers Achieve World-Renowned Accreditation

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

After more than a year of hard work and dedication, Saudi Aramco has achieved a five-year accreditation award for 28 of our training centers. This accomplishment is yet another breakthrough for Saudi Aramco in the area of education and training, and is yet another sign that the company continues to invest in the professional and vocational development of our workforce.

Donald Trump in the White House? Not to Worry!

Donald Trump in the White House? Not to Worry!

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

I am always amazed at Arab reaction to the results of US elections. This year saw the winner Donald Trump an outsider to the American political scene beat the Arab favorite Hillary Clinton. This man, who has never served in public office, nor in the military, defeated Clinton because America wanted change.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 16, 2016

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 16, 2016

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Late one night during the winter of 1973, on a wind-blown, dimly lit street corner not far from Sirkeci train station, I walked through a light rain and noticed steam wafting from an open-air food stall.

GCC States Consolidate Military Strength

GCC States Consolidate Military Strength

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif was in Bahrain on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to witness the final exercise of the “Arabian Gulf Security One” tactical drill. This is one more step toward the consolidation of the military strength of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states.

NED69ers 6th Reunion

NED69ers 6th Reunion

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

NED 69ers 6th Annual Re-union was held in the exciting  and bustling city of Las Vegas, Nevada from November 04 to 06, 2016. The program was finalized and very meticulously chalked  out  by  the team comprising of Ashraf Habibullah, Pervez Randhawa, Shahnawaz Ahmed and Iqbal Suharwardy ably assisted by Pervez's brother Farid Randhawa.