Significant Speech Silences Doubters

Significant Speech Silences Doubters

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

Ever since the Syrian conflict began and assumed ominous proportions questions were raised about Saudi Arabia’s involvement in the humanitarian relief programs.

Panorama 2016 - 3rd Quarter Issue

Panorama 2016 - 3rd Quarter Issue

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Panorama, published quarterly by Saudi Aramco, highlights many off-job safety issues. It is written for the entire family and is available in Arabic and English. It is distributed free of charge to all readers with an interest in safety.

A Deal to Promote Solar Energy

A Deal to Promote Solar Energy

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Ahmed Alkhunaini, representative director of Aramco Asia-Japan, and Kazuo Hotate, executive vice president of the University of Tokyo (UTokyo), recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on Global Solar Plus Initiative (GS+I) in Tokyo.

Youths and Their Responsibilities

Youths and Their Responsibilities

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Just a few days before the Saudi National Day the Ministry of Interior announced the capture of some terrorists in a preemptive strike and foiled their plots to blow up oil pipeline and carry out assassination attempts against Saudi officials. Four terror plots were foiled and 17 suspects were arrested.

Chicken-Fried Texas

Chicken-Fried Texas

BY Aramco ExPats / /

During a recent 10-week stay in Texas, I found myself more deeply immersed in the food and lore of the Lone Star State than I ever had been before in my many previous trips to the land of oil wells, 10-gallon hats, Longhorn cattle and football, lots of football.

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

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

BY Colleen Wilson / /

Oran had been back in Arabia long enough to warrant his short leave or vacation, which every employee could go on once a year. We had decided to go to Beirut, Lebanon, so at 1:30 a.m. on November 14, 1951, we flew out of the Dhahran Airport aboard a KLM airplane for a two week local vacation.

Crown Prince Highlights KSA’s Global Role

Crown Prince Highlights KSA’s Global Role

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

The world is full of conflicts and violence and as a consequence, there are more refugees, displaced people, human trafficking and civil causalities.

Wa’ed: Achieving the Kingdom’s Strategic Vision with Motivated Entrepreneurs

Wa’ed: Achieving the Kingdom’s Strategic Vision with Motivated Entrepreneurs

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Developing entrepreneurs toward becoming successful business owners, supporting niches that are underserved by others, increasing the percentage of Saudization, and using expertise within and outside Saudi Aramco to develop small and medium sized enterprises are the key elements of what Wa’ed works to achieve in the Kingdom.

Saudi National Day: Things to Remember

Saudi National Day: Things to Remember

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Even though today's Saudi Arabia is the cradle of civilization and has a rich history that dates back to thousands of years, it is considered one of the youngest established countries in the world.

A Solid Foundation in Japan for Strengthening Friendships

A Solid Foundation in Japan for Strengthening Friendships

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Last year, Japan and Saudi Arabia celebrated the 60th anniversary of official diplomatic relations. Over the course of those 60 years, both countries have invested in each other’s economic growth, technology development, infrastructure improvement, knowledge enhancement, and cultural enrichment.

Extending a Long History of Collaboration with China

Extending a Long History of Collaboration with China

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Both China and Saudi Arabia have emerged as global powers in their own right. China is an engine of the global economy and has created the world’s largest manufacturing economy.

Forging Stronger Ties with China and Japan

Forging Stronger Ties with China and Japan

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A royal delegation led by HRH Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman convened a series of strategically important bilateral meetings in China and Japan between Aug. 28 and Sept. 9, the results of which promise to produce long-term positive impacts for the Kingdom.

KSA Honored to Handle Haj

KSA Honored to Handle Haj

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

The most common question I receive from people is if the Haj season is becoming a cumbersome responsibility for the Kingdom. Inside Saudi Arabia however, the question might not be of any interest to Saudis or expatriates.

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

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

BY Colleen Wilson / /

On Saturday, July 21, 1951, Charlotte & I decided to take our first trip out of camp to Al-Khobar, the port town near the airport, where many things from other countries can be purchased.

Recapturing Times Past

Recapturing Times Past

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Anyone who has lived in Saudi Arabia and worked for Aramco for any length of time has a wealth of stories to share about life in the Kingdom. One of the great joys of operating this website is being able to help people share their stories of the KSA with other readers.

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

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

BY Colleen Wilson / /

For the first time I was all alone the next day, Thursday, June 7, 1951, as Oran went back to work in the Refinery. He was on day shift from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., so we were up at 6 a.m. It was like waking up in the middle of the night, but since he was home so early, we had time to eat and go someplace before going to bed.