The year was 1983, and I had just returned from a developmental assignment in Udhailiyah working for Southern Area Producing in maintenance. My good friend, Brian Dunloy, had become a collector of oriental carpets...
This small collection of verses was written as a poetic diary of my thoughts and impressions, influenced by my life and travel within Saudi Arabia during the past eight years (circa 1980s), intending, hopefully, for them to be handed on to my three granddaughters - Emma Louise, Sarah Jane and Lisa Maria - in the fullness of time.
As the world demands economic stability, Aramco remains committed to supplying the world with energy. The Company is breaking records, to supply 15 tankers loading more than 18.8 million barrels of oil.
Sailing from Bahrain to the east coast of Saudi Arabia, George Rendel took this photo of Geraldine aboard the small wooden dhow arranged for them by Saudi King Abdulaziz Al Sa’ud’s agent. “I was privileged to see and do things forbidden to the men who have explored the heart of Arabia,” she wrote.
In this unprecedented time of COVID-19, we are focusing our efforts to keep people safe and well - at work, at home, and in our communities.
When I’m scouting for home and realize it’s 7,598 miles away in Dhahran, I find refuge in the stories of others who share similar sentiments to mine. The recent pandemic that is rapidly evolving, coronavirus...
The Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department (SA/CR CSD) recently took steps to join a worldwide conservation program by developing the “Abqaiq Nature Reserve” — a safe haven for Saudi Arabia’s native plants and animals.
The Saudi Aramco Board of Directors recently appointed six vice presidents at its meeting earlier this month. Among those named were Nabil K. Al Dabal, Fergus I. MacLeod, Abdullah M. Al Mansour, Nabil A. Al Nuaim, Oliver G. Thorel, and Aali M. Al Zahrani. The appointments will officially begin April 1, 2020.
Saudi Aramco and Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare are working together to ensure the dissemination of accurate and reliable information to fight COVID-19 by changing the everyday behaviors that can allow the transmission of this virus within our communities.
The country music world mourned last week with the news that legendary singer/ songwriter Kenny Rogers passed away at age 81. Known globally for such hits as “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town,” “Lucille,” and “The Gambler,” Rogers also had a connection to Aramco and the surrounding community.
Dear colleagues, As we continue to deal with the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, I would like to highlight the incredible efforts of our colleagues here in-Kingdom and around the world to ensure that we get through these testing times, together.
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young." ~Henry Ford
AramcoWorld, 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.
The health and safety of our people, communities, operations has always been at the heart of everything we do at Aramco. As we now confront the global spread of COVID-19, this is what drives our response.
As many of us worldwide begin to alter our familiar routines to protect public health, we would like to highlight for you AramcoWorld’s free educational online resources: in-depth, award-winning feature articles; Classroom Guides; video channel, and our collections of recipes and book reviews.
AramcoExpats readers might recall my short piece published in May 2018 that described a random encounter with a lone, enigmatic Bedouin deep in the Saudi desert in 1979. Here is an excerpt from that story:
The health and well-being of our people is our top priority with the onset of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) spreading globally. That was the message of Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser in a recent conference call with management.
The financial and operational aspects of Saudi Aramco are covered in this Annual Report. The Annual Report covers the period from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 and has been issued in both Arabic and English. In the event of any discrepancy, the Arabic version shall prevail.
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Saudi Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced its full-year 2019 financial results, delivering strong profits and dividends despite a lower price environment and challenging margins in refining and chemicals.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on March 14, 2020 at the residence of SAEEA active member, Anwarul Hai.