This small collection of verses was written as a poetic diary of my thoughts and impressions, influenced by my life and travel within Saudi Arabia during the past eight years (circa 1980s), intending, hopefully, for them to be handed on...
On November 10th, 2019, Nicholas Baret Horvath wed Krystin Annelle Rodriquez in the garden of Agave Estates in Katy, Texas. Many Aramco friends from around the world were in attendance, making it an exceptional Aramco reunion.
Aramco annuitants Kim and Dave Shaner announce the arrival of their seventh grandchild, Archer Dearborne Shaner, born April 16, 2020, weighing 7lb. 3oz. and measuring 20 inches long.
Congratulations to Rob Neff (DH class of 2000) who recently graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing with an MSN (masters) degree this May 2020.
It’s been 8 years of writing, rewriting, recording interviews, transcribing interviews, throwing out thousands of words and finally publishing, however, I am happy to announce that Life in the Camel Lane: Embrace the Adventure is finally launching.
Elise Kellett submitted a photo of a rock she's had in her possession for many years, collected from the desert near Dhahran. Out of curiosity, she is hoping someone can identify the type of rock.
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2020, demonstrating financial and operational strength despite a challenging macro environment and lower energy demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
To this day, Bathan’s name is well-known, and his reputation as a water well digger is legendary throughout the Bedouin migration routes and grazing areas of Saudi Arabia. People depended on his wells to survive.
Naushad Shah was just four years old when he left Saudi Arabia with his family in 1978 upon the death of his father, Aramcon Yousaf Shah. However, tales of his dad’s fearsome batting on company cricket fields...
Ferdinand R. Karbowski Jr., known by his friends and colleagues as “JR”, currently works for Saudi Aramco in the Project Management Office Department (PMOD) in Dhahran. On April 29, 2020 he completed his 10-year work anniversary with the company.
Retired employee Mohammed Ifteqaruddin Badge #140948, Technical Advisor Mechanical Services from Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department, machine shop unit, has put the well-being of the family and the community at the center of attention.
On January 25th, my father was invited by his friend to attend his niece’s wedding in Lahore, Pakistan. There was no plan of visiting Lahore as our school was open but our father got a call again from his friend and he insisted he attend the wedding, so we planned to go there by road.
From Tanajib to Jazan and all points in between and elsewhere, Ramadan is a time each year like no other, and this year even more than usual.
In a recent video conference call with Saudi Aramco’s Riyadh Refinery and Distribution employees, Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser reiterated that the health and well-being of every employee is essential for the company’s business continuity plans to succeed.
Aramco is today providing an update on how we are keeping our people and communities safe from COVID-19, while continuing to supply the world the energy it needs.
After more than 38.5 years with Saudi Aramco, senior planning and performance analyst Mohammed Arshad retired this week. His decades of service to the company brought him to all corners of the Kingdom, beginning his career in October 1981 in Yanbu’, working as an admin assistant in the Yanbu’ Shops Division.
Noss-noss. That’s how Hassan Hajjaj has been described. It’s an Arabic term that literally translates as “half-half.”
We got up at 8:00 A.M. It was still windy, but the sky was clear. While climbing on the lava, Ron saw a long, skinny, brown snake. A herd of goats and sheep came through the camp and everyone took pictures of them. The Zbitowskys followed them...
UK resident Mel Trotter supplied this image of a 1973 Aramco magazine cover that includes him, and we're hoping to identify others that are also in the photograph. Of the magazine cover, Mel explains, "it cheered me up when I looked at it the other day."
For two weeks now, Jackie Voskamp and Joyce Kriesmer have barely left the apartment they share at the Vi at La Jolla Village senior complex. The 91-year-old identical twins are in a high-risk age group for COVID-19, so they have been in self-imposed lockdown.