Bringing Hope to Orphans from the Roof of the World

Bringing Hope to Orphans from the Roof of the World

BY Aramco ExPats / /

When one hears the mention of Mount Everest or Annapurna, it immediately conjures up images of the towering snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, spread across Nepal and Tibet and beyond.

There She Blows!

There She Blows!

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Over the span of three centuries in times past, when the lookout perched atop a crow's nest on a whaling ship spied a whale surfacing and blowing air out of its blowhole, he would cry, "There she blows!"

The Last Piece of the Puzzle

The Last Piece of the Puzzle

BY Amira Ghobrial / /

From kindergarten until fourth grade, I went to a French Catholic school in Toronto, Canada. I started my first year at an English school when my family moved to Saudi Arabia, and I began school at Saudi Aramco.

Saudi Aramco’s CAN-15 Wins Prestigious Japan Petroleum Institute Award

Saudi Aramco’s CAN-15 Wins Prestigious Japan Petroleum Institute Award

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and its Research and Development (R&D) collaboration partner, JGC Catalysts and Chemicals — a leading catalyst developer and manufacturer in Japan — have been awarded the 2015 International Technology Exchange Award by the Japan Petroleum Institute (JPI).

Independence Day - 14th of August

Independence Day - 14th of August

BY Shaikh Amin / /

This was our 122nd party and we are here to celebrate Independence Day i.e. 14th August 2016, Day of happiness, Day of joy and the Day of Sacrifices.

Minutes of Meeting - August 2016

Minutes of Meeting - August 2016

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) held on August 13, 2016 at SAEEA general Secretary, Ghulam Qutubuddin house.

US Election? For Arabs it Doesn’t Matter Who Wins

US Election? For Arabs it Doesn’t Matter Who Wins

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The moment of truth for Americans and the world will be decided on November 8. In the coming weeks, the frenzy of the election campaign between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will reach an all-time high. Of all the US presidential campaigns, this one stands out as the most vicious.

Rio Olympics: Nothing to Rejoice About

Rio Olympics: Nothing to Rejoice About

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio has come to an end. Many countries around the world are celebrating their athletes’ achievements in the tournament. Unfortunately, we are left to rejoice only one Olympics-related accomplishment i.e. sending female athletes from the Kingdom to participate in different events for the first time in the history of Olympics.

Calling All Oenophiles

Calling All Oenophiles

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The first known production of wine dates from over 6,000 years ago to a site in present-day Armenia where archeologists have unearthed remnants of wine production dating from 4100 BCE that include a wine press and fermentation vats.

Board of Directors Meet in the US

Board of Directors Meet in the US

BY The Arabian Sun / /

San Francisco - The Saudi Aramco Board of Directors met during the first week of August in San Francisco. During the weekly call with company management, presided over by then acting CEO Ahmad A. Al Sa’adi, details of the activities of the Board of Directors were shared.

Aramco and ‬Tottori University Collaborate on Drylands Research

Aramco and ‬Tottori University Collaborate on Drylands Research

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Joint effort with global aspirations on sand management and desert environment protection: Tottori University’s Arid Land Research Center (ALRC) and Aramco Asia-Japan signs agreement on dryland research collaboration.

SAEEA Celebrated its 15th Reunion

SAEEA Celebrated its 15th Reunion

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 15th Reunion, 6th Anniversary, Eid Milan and Third General Election on July 31, 2016 at Lasania Restaurant, Gulshan Iqbal, in Karachi.

Obaid Ur Rehman Celebrated His Matriculation Success

Obaid Ur Rehman Celebrated His Matriculation Success

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Obaid Ur Rehman is the eldest son of Dr. Ata Ur Rehman and Dr. Kiran A. Rehman and the grandson of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan, V.P. of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association Karachi (SAEEA).

Saudi Vision 2030 Requires Comprehensive Implementation

Saudi Vision 2030 Requires Comprehensive Implementation

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The Saudi Vision 2030 transformation plan has come under great public scrutiny. It has also aroused the interest of many outside the country. For the first time in Saudi history, a well-crafted plan has been displayed publicly.

Long-awaited Changes

Long-awaited Changes

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Just a few days ago, Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Naif chaired the meeting of the Council of Ministers in Jeddah. The meeting took much-needed decisions on several important issues concerning Saudis and expatriates living in the Kingdom.

Hollywood Comes to Monterey

Hollywood Comes to Monterey

BY Aramco ExPats / /

If you are planning to attend the October 2016 HAFLA Aramco Annuitants Reunion scheduled for Monterey, California, and if are a Clint Eastwood fan, and if you are also a fan of Roberta Flack's hit song, "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," then you'll want to make sure to register well in advance for the Movie Location Tour being planned as part of the gathering's activities.

Powering Innovation

Powering Innovation

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

How many times have you had a great idea but never quite managed to put it into action? Or worse still, had a great idea but saw the vision turned into a reality by someone else?

Well-being - Caring for Your Health and Wellness

Well-being - Caring for Your Health and Wellness

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Travel Safe ... travel healthy

Say the word vacation, and people imagine traveling, meeting new people, seeing new places and trying different food. To help you and your family enjoy your vacation, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare’s Clinical Nutrition and Food Services Unit offers you a few food and beverage travel tips.

A Deadly Threat!

A Deadly Threat!

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

Every day the media focuses on the deteriorating political and economic situation in the Arab world. In the Gulf states, the challenge is how to overcome terrorism.

Misleading Reports About KSA

Misleading Reports About KSA

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

During the past few weeks, some human rights groups have apparently waged a campaign against Saudi Arabia by releasing misleading and politically motivated reports about the humanitarian situation in Yemen.