Explore Jazan’s Exquisite Nature

Explore Jazan’s Exquisite Nature

BY The Arabian Sun / /

For lovers of exquisite canyons, natural landscapes, green ecosystems, and high mountains stationed above the clouds, Jazan is the perfect region to explore the fascinating countryside of southern Saudi Arabia. With its fresh air and clean atmosphere, and being away from urban life pollution, Jazan is an excellent place to practice yoga and meditation.

The Gathering Storm - The Gulf War: Vignette from 'Tales from the Desert: An Arabian Memoir'

The Gathering Storm - The Gulf War: Vignette from 'Tales from the Desert: An Arabian Memoir'

BY Stuart Crocker / /

Dhahran is situated on a low hill a couple of miles west of Dhahran airport which is an enormous military airbase and at that time, a commercial airport. Within hours of President Bush announcing ‘Operation Desert Shield’ a continuous stream of enormous US Air Force transport planes began landing at the airport, depositing men, supplies and weapons.

Jamil J. Al-Bagawi Named as Aramco’s Executive Director of National Champions

Jamil J. Al-Bagawi Named as Aramco’s Executive Director of National Champions

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Jamil J. Al-Bagawi has been appointed as the executive director of National Champions effective Jan. 1, 2022. He had previously served as the chief engineer — a position he assumed in January 2019, after completing multiple acting assignments in the same position commencing December 2016.

Aramco Expands European Downstream Presence with PKN Orlen Investments

Aramco Expands European Downstream Presence with PKN Orlen Investments

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”), the world’s largest integrated energy and chemicals company, is expanding its global downstream presence with investments in Poland’s refining, wholesale, and jet fuel marketing segments.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 05, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 05, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was in Tripoli, Lebanon, reporting a story in 1999 on Mamluk architecture, that I fell in love with muqarnas (pronounced moo-KAR-nas). To this day it remains my favorite motif in the repertoire of classical Islamic arts, and it might be my favorite motif in all of art.

An Unexpected Saudi Christmas Gift

An Unexpected Saudi Christmas Gift

BY Brid Beeler / /

Christmas in the Kingdom has been in the international news recently, with many stories detailing how more and more shops openly sell Christmas trees, lights, tinsel, and the other decorations westerners want to buy for their festive celebrations.

Reliving a Memory

Reliving a Memory

BY Aramco ExPats / /

A mini Aramco Brat reunion was held Sunday, December 12th at Rocco's Tacos on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach, Florida. After dinner and drinks, we all went to see the 700 ton Christmas Sandi Tree at dockside. A fun time was had reconnecting with many embellished Aramco stories told.

Aramco and AEC Look to Strengthen Digital Ecosystem

Aramco and AEC Look to Strengthen Digital Ecosystem

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The partnership is designed to support wider efforts to enable Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, computing and communication, robotics, drones, and semiconductors that complement the expansion of the digital ecosystem at large in the Kingdom.

Welcome Eleanor Kate Peper

Welcome Eleanor Kate Peper

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Al and Pat Denyer welcomed their third great-grandchild on November 27th, 2021 with the birth of Eleanor Kate Peper. This is the first girl. Al and Pat lived in Dhahran and Ras Tanura from 1980 To 1990.

Aramco wins ‘Energy Management Insight Award’

Aramco wins ‘Energy Management Insight Award’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The Haradh Gas Plant Department (HdGPD) reaffirms its commitment toward climate change action through an exemplary performance in its energy efficiency. In line with Aramco objectives, HdGPD is committed to building a lower carbon intensity operation while delivering the required energy demand to support economic growth and social well-being. Through leveraging of technology and innovation, HdGPD strives to conserve natural resources and minimize its environmental footprint.

AramcoWorld - January 2022

AramcoWorld - January 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

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.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 22, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 22, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Jingle Trucks founder and Art 120 executive director Kate Warren, at left, stands with art instructor Sadaf Khan in front of the intricately painted truck, representing Tennessee and Pakistan, that is seen by students throughout the Chattanooga area.

New Executive Leadership Center Opens in Ras Tanura

New Executive Leadership Center Opens in Ras Tanura

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco’s Management and Professional Development Department (M&PDD) has opened a new Executive Leadership Center in Ras Tanura. Following a renovation of the existing Executive Leadership Center Building, this new facility will enhance and strengthen Aramco’s leadership pipeline.

Boy Scout Camporee - December 24, 1986

Boy Scout Camporee - December 24, 1986

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Eight scout troops bivouacked on Qurayyah beach and competed in nine events designed to test the 115 boys and 29 adult leaders on scouting skills at the recent Boy Scouts Camporee.

Syria’s Treasures, Part 4 – Aleppo

Syria’s Treasures, Part 4 – Aleppo

BY Mark Lowey / /

In this photo essay, Mark Lowey recounts his travels to Syria with his wife and another Aramco couple in April 2011, which inadvertently coincided with the beginnings of the civil uprising in Syria. In Parts 1, 2, and 3,  the party of four toured Syria’s capital, Damascus, the ancient Roman city of Palmyra, and Krak des Chevaliers castle.

Sleigh Bells Ring in 1952 - Watch the Video!

Sleigh Bells Ring in 1952 - Watch the Video!

BY Tim Barger / /

It was the winter of 1952. Aramco had just produced its 300 millionth barrel of oil. The Administration building was so new that the parking lot is still unpaved.

The Art of Getting Curious: Vignette from 'Life in the Camel Lane'

The Art of Getting Curious: Vignette from 'Life in the Camel Lane'

BY Doreen Cumberford / /

Heavy-duty canvas, black with cream horizontal stripes, the tent sat on a knoll nestled in a large sand dune. Six or seven irregular, somewhat buckled, knobby wooden posts supported the tent, which seemed to hug the landscape. Sturdy guy ropes pulled it in every direction.

Panorama: 2021 - Issue 2

Panorama: 2021 - Issue 2

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue learn more about: Outdoor adventures, Strap in for a safe ride, Bugs bite and more ... Panorama is proud to feature Saudi Aramco employees and their families.