Saudi Aramco Launches Base Oils Business

Saudi Aramco Launches Base Oils Business

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has been in the base oils business for many years through its JVs which produce and market base oils independently. Said Al-Hadrami: Our base oils brands launch will capitalize on our renowned reputation of high quality products and our prominent position in meeting customers’ needs.

Raising a Family in Arabia

Raising a Family in Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

It was a simple plan. Gather up the kids and live abroad for a few years. Maybe do some traveling. Have an adventure. But somewhere along the way, after experiencing some of the best years of our lives with Saudi Aramco, we found we didn't want to leave.

One Woman's Love for Saudi Arabia

One Woman's Love for Saudi Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

It's not everyone that has a grandchild named "Agapi." Iro Smith does, reflecting her Greek heritage. Agapi is the Greek word for love. How better to name a child?

Arabian Return Chapter II

Arabian Return Chapter II

BY Colleen Wilson / /

This book contains the highlights of my return to live in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the mid-1970s after an absence of 19 years. It was written for the express purpose of recording the events of my life and those of my family and friends, during that time, as I documented and remembered them.

Ali Dogru Elected to U.S‭. ‬National Academy of Engineering

Ali Dogru Elected to U.S‭. ‬National Academy of Engineering

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Ali Dogru, Saudi Aramco Fellow and chief technologist at our EXPEC Advanced Research Center, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Dogru was elected based on his outstanding achievements in the “Development of High Performance Computing in Hydrocarbon Reservoir Simulation.”

Jazan Mega-Project Powers Forward‭

Jazan Mega-Project Powers Forward‭

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Members of Saudi Aramco’s management team, led by president and CEO Amin Nasser, visited Jazan last week to be updated on construction progress at the Jazan Economic City (JEC) and refinery and terminal projects.

Aramco Houston Half-Marathon Sustains Record Participation‭

Aramco Houston Half-Marathon Sustains Record Participation‭

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Aramco Houston Half-Marathon drew another Texas-sized field of runners — more than 15,000 for a second year in a row and the most ever for the race. Despite windy and rainy conditions, the hopefuls gathered on race day, Jan. 15, eager and ready to tackle the 13.1-mile course.

The Stark Truth

The Stark Truth

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Many important events happened in 1975. OPEC raised crude oil prices by 10 percent, Margaret Thatcher became the leader of the Conservative Party in the UK, the war in Vietnam came to an end and construction on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System began.

Last Call! Aramco Retirement Benefits and Financial Planning

Last Call! Aramco Retirement Benefits and Financial Planning

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

Your future Aramco retirement is inevitable. Are you prepared to address the questions that come along with it and the planning involved? This is your last chance to reserve your seat as spots are filling up quickly for RFA’s event.

Arabian Return Chapter I

Arabian Return Chapter I

BY Colleen Wilson / /

As the huge plane lifted off the runway on March 20, 1975, I sat back in my seat and tried to relax. However, I did not want to dispel the excitement I felt at the prospect of going on this trip that would take me halfway around the world to start a new life.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 08, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 08, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

“I was really taken by Amir Abd el-Kader’s character and how he handled the multiple challenges he faced, including when some of his own people didn’t believe in him,” says Miller, who lives in the northeastern Iowa town of Decorah. On September 19 she was recognized as one of seven winning essayists in the 2016 Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize.

Is the Arab World Truly Independent?

Is the Arab World Truly Independent?

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The number of foreign journalists coming to our part of the world is on the rise. However, what is noticeable is the replacement of seasoned journalists by younger and less experienced reporters.

EXPEC ARC Wins Two ADIPEC Awards

EXPEC ARC Wins Two ADIPEC Awards

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) won two prominent awards during the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) Awards Gala Dinner — the largest oil and gas awards event in the Middle East.

Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship

Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Richard Opdyke is happy to announce the formation, through the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, of the Laurene Ann Opdyke Nursing Scholarship.

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

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

BY Coleen Wilson / /

The next day, February 2, 1956, we left New York Idlewild Airport on the Aramco company plane. That flight was nice, too. We were assigned a compartment from the first, so we had privacy and extra comfort. The weather was ideal all the way, although cold in spots.

NED-SET's Workshop on (LCH) Low Cost Housing

NED-SET's Workshop on (LCH) Low Cost Housing

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Karachi is facing acute shortage of formal housing for the low income groups, while informal settlements becomes a natural choice for the people despite its legal shortcomings, lack of appropriate infrastructure and amenities.