The Farasan Islands, lying 30 miles off the coast of the Red Sea near the city of Jizan, have been called “the Crown Jewels of Saudi Arabia’s travel treasures,” and with good reason. Their unique natural habitat, which includes...
While the Hafla Reunion will have bus tours to three of the top attractions in the Colorado Springs (COS) region, there are over 300 other activities that you may want to consider during your time before, during or after the reunion.
Saudi Aramco plays key role in sponsoring Saudi International tourney. Some of the best golf players in the world descended on King Abdullah Economic City this past weekend to compete in the Saudi International tournament, a part of the European Tour.
Saudi Aramco’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Amin H. Nasser, participated today in the Global Cybersecurity Forum held under the patronage of The Custodian of the Two Hold Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to highlight the constantly evolving threat of cyber-terrorism to governments, businesses, and individuals.
Saudi Aramco’s greenhouse gas emissions efficiency was described by Christiana Figueres, the former leader of the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, as “an exception among the peers” during a live streamed panel debate on the global energy transition with president and CEO Amin Nasser at last week’s World Economic Forum (WEF).
As a regular practice, Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) visits their ailing members. Yesterday SAEEA Vice President Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan (IAK) learned that Saeed Bin Arif, Badge number #73074, who worked for Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department from 1975 through 2000 is unwell.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on February 01, 2020 at Faran Club, Karachi, Pakistan.
As we begin a new year in a new decade, we gather inspiration by taking a look back at what news the Aramco ExPats community enjoyed the most. Here are the highlights - stories, photos and more - in case you missed them...
Dining and Cafés Come Out on Top in Most Improved Services in Operations and Business Services Competition
The increased quantity, variety, and quality of restaurants, cafés, and food outlets such as Starbucks prompted employees to vote it the most-improved service.
AramcoWorld, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.
Our winter vacation had started and as my father works with a company which is situated outside the city, he was at home on his two weeks off. So, we decided to go to the closest serene place possible and that was how we ended up going to Gorakh Hills.
A state of the art data center has been established under the supervision of Engr. Syed Naushad Shah. His efforts were recognized by the senior officials of the government sector and resulted in the saving of millions of dollars for Varsity University of Pakistan.
For centuries, Saudi Bedouins have passed down their rich oral and poetic storytelling traditions. Their elders have recounted and embellished vivid tales of bravery, skill, and family values, often over a glowing campfire...
In Houston and in elite running circles around the world, the name Aramco takes on special meaning each year in January. That is when more than 300,000 runners, spectators, and volunteers descend on downtown Houston to be part of Marathon Weekend.
It is 4 a.m. at the Tanajib camp. The outside temperature is 11°C, as expected at this time of year. In Building 130, an alarm bell rings awakening Bassam H. Fallatah — it’s an early start. Saudi Aramco has passengers that need ferrying to offshore platforms, so it’s time to get to work.
Produced from film shot by Aramcon George Mandis, this video opens with scenes of a Jeddah that would be all but unrecognizable to residents of the city today if for no other reason than the virtual lack of automobile traffic.
It was more than 100 years ago that a German archeologist named Ernst Sellin began excavations at Tel Balata, an archeological mound near the city of Nablus in Palestine’s West Bank. The mound, or tell, as archeologists call it, proved to be the site of a large Bronze Age city with stone fortifications, monumental gates and a temple with walls five meters thick.
Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 22nd Reunion on January 05, 2020 at Hotel Mehran, Karachi, Pakistan.
Saudi Aramco concluded the 12th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), the largest international oil and gas conference, which took place in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The conference attracted record particpation of over 18,000 attendees and over 1,200 organizations from over 70 countries around the world, as well as over 250 exhibiting companies.
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