Taif governorate has gained the lion’s share of the Kingdom’s domestic tourism volume, crowning it as the city of roses and the best Saudi summer city, due to its mild climate during summer and natural landscapes especially in the Al-Shifa and Al-Hada areas.
Who can forget those fantastic dhow trips out to the islands? I particularly remember the ones I went on before they turned Jubail into a super-port - when was that? Somewhere before 1980, I would guess. Back then, Jubail was just a little fishing port and the dock for the fishing dhows was quite tiny and set behind a group of old custom buildings.
Saudi Aramco and Baker Hughes Sign MOU for Non-metallic Materials Production Facility in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Aramco and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) today signed a memorandum of understanding to create a new joint venture facility in Saudi Arabia to manufacture non-metallic materials which will be used in a variety of areas of the energy industry.
Saudi Aramco signaled its commitment to cutting edge technology and developing global partnerships with the opening yesterday of a “game-changing” Baker Hughes GE (BHGE) research facility at Dhahran Techno Valley.
While conducting research into the history of sites for possible inclusion in our recently-concluded Seven Wonders of Arabia series...
Nonmetallic products are shaping the future of oil production pipelines in the industry that typically relies on steel. In oil and gas production, water is typically used as an injection fluid.
Saudi Aramco is advancing its global chemicals growth strategy with today‘s inauguration of S-Oil’s new Residue Upgrading Complex and Olefin Downstream Complex.
Saudi Aramco and its affiliates signed 12 agreements with major South Korean companies to reinforce relationships with South Korea, expand international operations, and support the region’s energy security with the expansion of Arabian crude oil supply to Asian markets.
When picturing the Middle Eastern and Muslim worlds, it can be difficult to see beyond news images covering politics and crises. And yet, every day—literally—dedicated photojournalists, eager to tell the whole story of those lands, are doing just that on Instagram.
Doug Strader was a lanky sixth grader who lived on the next block. Our families were close friends, so even though I was a fourth grader— if there weren’t any of his peers around— he’d mentor me on the finer points of sophisticated behavior.
The 2020 Hafla Reunion organizing team are happy to announce that the 2020 annuitants reunion will be held September 26-30, 2020, at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Saudi Aramco and Air Products (NYSE:APD) today inaugurated the first hydrogen fueling station in Saudi Arabia at Air Products’ new Technology Center in the Dhahran Techno Valley Science Park. The pilot station will fuel an initial fleet of six Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicles with high-purity compressed hydrogen.
Deflating the tires of a Dodge Power Wagon for driving through soft sand. Painted cherry red, this crew cab wagon was, even then, rare in Aramco’s fleet. In today’s most complimentary sense of the word … it’s one cherry ride.
The “Future of Work” is a topic on the minds of many leaders globally. What does this future hold? For many, it represents a threat — outsourcing, uncontrolled artificial intelligence (AI), and robots taking human jobs.
Aramco Trading Co. (ATC), which expects to see its oil trading volume rise to 6 million barrels per day (bpd) by next year, has opened its second international office in Fujairah with the firm’s chairman and senior vice president of Downstream with Saudi Aramco, Abdulaziz M. Al-Judaimi, and ATC president and CEO Ibrahim Q. Al-Buainain in attendance.
Since it was first introduced to the Arabian Peninsula from Abyssinia in the fifteenth century, coffee and the rituals surrounding its enjoyment have been important components of daily life there and all across the Middle East.
In an effort to accelerate the development of the company’s emerging leaders, Saudi Aramco’s Management Development Division (MDD), in alliance with the Harvard Business School, recently launched the “Emerging Leader Program — Community One” for 50 participants.
As we hustle through daily life, pursuing our goals and ambitions, our health seldom comes up in the priority list. But if we really think about it, health should be our top priority in our daily to-do list.
With a large-screen television on mute and a dull winter light seeping into the sitting room of his home in Tangier’s Souani neighborhood, Mohammed Mrabet dips an old-fashioned nib pen into a dish of satiny India ink. On white paper that lays on a broad coffee table, he makes a mark.
Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine distributed to retired employees and adult children of the Saudi Aramco Enterprise.