Ever since the Syrian conflict began and assumed ominous proportions questions were raised about Saudi Arabia’s involvement in the humanitarian relief programs.
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.
The global upstream oil and gas industry needs to move away from a “business as usual” approach and capitalize on opportunities to transform itself to be at the forefront of the world’s energy industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The world is full of conflicts and violence and as a consequence, there are more refugees, displaced people, human trafficking and civil causalities.
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 Aramco has successfully responded to a minor fire incident at its oil terminal facility in Ras Tanura at about 9 am today.
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.
Aramcons are infamous for pursuing colorful lifesyles after their formal retirement from the company. In many cases, they become active and creative as retirees.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ali, You and your family are in our hearts and minds with the passing of Mohammed Ali AlBaluchi.