Donkey Riding in Dhahran

Donkey Riding in Dhahran

BY Aramco ExPats / /

If you are a baby boomer that grew up in America in the ’50s, chances are you remember a children’s song called “Donkey Riding.” The lyrics to the first few stanzas go like this:

Fire and Rain

Fire and Rain

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Our concern for Aramco ExPats affected by the series of natural disasters that have struck in the United States and its territories in recent months continues to grow. First, there were the hurricanes: Harvey, Irma, Maria, and others. Now there’s fire in California to add flames to their rain.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 18, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 18, 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

From the mid-10th century ce one of history's great scientific eras began to flourish across Islamic lands. Like the European Renaissance, it was marked as much by cultural exchange, synthesis and dialog as it was by individual discovery.

Dimensions International - Fall 2017

Dimensions International - Fall 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this edition: Seismic: pushing the boundaries in frontier exploration | Bringing Zuluf GOSP-3 back online | Building the first booster gas compressor station facilities in the Kingdom | UAVs take flight for explorationists

Taking a Closer Look at the ‘Hydrogen Economy’

Taking a Closer Look at the ‘Hydrogen Economy’

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A recent joint symposium between Saudi Aramco and the Japan Cooperation Center, Petroleum (JCCP) held in Tokyo featured the theme “The Global Perspective of the Hydrogen Economy.”

Saudi Aramco Participates in the 2nd International C4I Conference

Saudi Aramco Participates in the 2nd International C4I Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco is participating in the 2nd International C4I (Command, Control, Communication, Computer, and Intelligence) Conference to be held from October 17 to 19, 2017 in Riyadh under the patronage of HRH Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense.

Aramco Professionals Honored with SPE International Awards

Aramco Professionals Honored with SPE International Awards

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

For more than 90 years, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has created a platform for sharing technical ideas in oil and gas exploration and production, and serving as a place for industry to debut its latest technologies.

Arabian Return Chapter XXXII: New Construction Everywhere

Arabian Return Chapter XXXII: New Construction Everywhere

BY Colleen Wilson / /

Construction of new camp facilities was progressing at a rapid pace, too. Work was underway to widen and pave the road to the new townhouses, now 25th St, and the north perimeter road. As new housing areas and the additional 9 holes of the Golf Course were being completed, the camp was expanding to the west toward the highway to Dhahran.

Gas Turbine Facility Inaugurated Under Saudi Aramco-Mitsubishi Hitachi Strategic Partnership

Gas Turbine Facility Inaugurated Under Saudi Aramco-Mitsubishi Hitachi Strategic Partnership

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

“The inauguration of a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility for gas and steam turbines and compressors represents a new milestone in the fruitful cooperation with Saudi Aramco's strategic partner, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd.,” said Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani, Saudi Aramco's senior vice president of Upstream.

SEG Participation Signals Aramco's Geophysical Excellence

SEG Participation Signals Aramco's Geophysical Excellence

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The world needs a healthy geophysical industry. Connecting applied geophysics to the business is more important than ever as operators look to lower costs and identify economically viable exploration and production opportunities.

Interview with Tim Barger about Christmas in Khobar

Interview with Tim Barger about Christmas in Khobar

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramco Expats correspondent Grace Gail Malone interviews Tim Barger about his new book. "Your new collection of stories is entitled Christmas in Khobar. The name comes from one of your stories, but aren’t you concerned that a wider audience might not have even heard of the place?"

Our Scientists Solving for Sulfur

Our Scientists Solving for Sulfur

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Research scientists at the Saudi Aramco EXPEC Advanced Research Center may be on the cusp of mitigating future elemental sulfur and even removing its deposition tenfold by using a cheaper solid-liquid mixture — simple garlic and low-grade heavy diesel oil.

Energy Sustainability at First Saudi Electricity Forum

Energy Sustainability at First Saudi Electricity Forum

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco participated in the first Saudi Electricity Forum (SEF) and its accompanying exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources (MEIM) at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh from 10‑12 October 2017.

Arabian Return Chapter XXXI: And the Beat Goes On

Arabian Return Chapter XXXI: And the Beat Goes On

BY Colleen Wilson / /

For a while after that our life was rather anti-climatic, but we went on with our normal routines as much as possible. Since it was Thursday and the weekend, we had breakfast in the Dining Hall, then drove to Mubarraz to call Keith.

India Energy Forum by CERAWeek

India Energy Forum by CERAWeek

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Arabian and Indian companies can jointly unlock enormous new growth opportunities, and boost bilateral trade and relations as part of efforts to achieve long term economic and development goals.

Saudi Aramco Expands Presence in India

Saudi Aramco Expands Presence in India

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco marked another significant milestone in its international portfolio expansion with the opening of Aramco Asia India’s new office in New Delhi today.

Talking Tech with Halliburton

Talking Tech with Halliburton

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s aspiration to create an innovation culture, where researchers create game-changing technologies that meet the specific challenges of the Kingdom’s rich natural resources, provided the backdrop for a gathering of senior technology leaders at Halliburton’s annual Technology Council meeting at the Dhahran Techno Valley (DTV).