Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools Request Submissions for 75th Anniversary

Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools Request Submissions for 75th Anniversary

BY Aramco ExPats / /

If you are a student, staff or parent of Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools (formerly known as Saudi Aramco School), we invite you to share a few specific memories, photos or videos, and a brief description. The themes for the anniversary are Community, Diversity, Service, and Excellence.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 12, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 12, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Following their mounted leader, a herd of camels parade along the racecourse at the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, which has drawn more than 300,000 spectators over 28 days.

Christmas in Khobar - Part 1

Christmas in Khobar - Part 1

BY Tim Barger / /

I’m about eight and have ten riyals to buy Christmas presents for my family. No problem. 

King Salman Energy Park Sparks New Era of Growth for Saudi Arabia’s Energy Sector

King Salman Energy Park Sparks New Era of Growth for Saudi Arabia’s Energy Sector

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz today broke ground on the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), located in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province. SPARK is a 50-square-kilometer energy city megaproject which will position Saudi Arabia as a global energy, industrial and technology hub. The first phase of the development will be completed by 2021.

Aramco Honored for Recovery Efforts in Galveston Bay

Aramco Honored for Recovery Efforts in Galveston Bay

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Galveston Bay Foundation recently honored the volunteer efforts of Aramco Services Company (ASC) with its “Guardian of the Bay” award. This award recognizes ASC’s “leadership, work, and commitment for the betterment of Galveston Bay.”

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2018

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2018

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization (RAWO) was established in April 2013 in a small house in Korangi, under the supervision of Col (R) Javed Majid, assisted by Qari Saifullah. The aim of RAWO is to uplift the poor people economically: raise education standards, support financially, increase their earning capacity and provide platform to excel further.

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting - November 2018

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting - November 2018

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on December 08, 2018 at Kamal Farooqi’s office.

King Salman Energy Park: Saudi Aramco Builds a Sustainable Global Energy Hub from the Ground Up

King Salman Energy Park: Saudi Aramco Builds a Sustainable Global Energy Hub from the Ground Up

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

As a business strategy, localization can be right on the money, delivering reliability plus cost and time efficiencies to the bottom line. But the real power of local content development lies in its ability to add value beyond corporate borders, with a competitive boost to local and regional economies. Spurring a ripple effect of job creation, workforce development, technology transfer and local manufacturing, it can even be transformative.

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Like Mother, Like Daughter

BY Aramco ExPats / /

In February of last year, AramcoExPats featured one of the most enthusiastic annuitants we’ve had the honor of writing about in our 16 years of publishing, Greek-born Iro Smith. Iro’s great Arabian adventure began in 1982 when she and her husband Ron, a civil engineer...

R.I.P. to a Great American Hero

R.I.P. to a Great American Hero

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramcons the world over were greatly saddened this past week by the news of the passing of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, at the age of 94. Those of us who were living and working in Saudi Arabia at the time remember with deep appreciation the dramatic and decisive steps President Bush took in 1990–91 during the First Gulf War as leader of the coalition that drove the forces of Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait and ended a dire existential threat to the Kingdom itself.

As Temperatures Fall, Activities Spring to Life in the Kingdom

As Temperatures Fall, Activities Spring to Life in the Kingdom

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The sun has long been considered the engine of life — the element that nourishes and gives energy. Some studies even show that the weather has a significant effect on our mood, our outlook, and our degree of happiness or sadness.

SAEA Celebrates Festival of Colors

SAEA Celebrates Festival of Colors

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Thousands of visitors recently flocked to the King’s Park area for the 2018 Festival of Colors, the Saudi Aramco Employees Association’s annual fall festival.

Martin MacIntyre: A Story with Teeth

Martin MacIntyre: A Story with Teeth

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Through the years, Aramco has valued and supported the people in its service less like employees and more like cherished members of an extended family. Witness the extraordinary health care services they long have offered ExPats and their families, delivered by world-class...