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.
It’s not a parade without a marching band and majorettes high stepping down King’s Road. After WW II, the camp put on a parade and big event every 4th of July.
Positive change is happening all over the Huntsville area, but at the top of the list would have to be the opening of the beautiful wine tasting and dining venue at West Sandy Creek Winery located at 1773 FM 1791, just a few minutes South West of Huntsville, TX.
In the previous installment of this series, a party of Aramcons had just run a daunting bedrock rapid at the entrance to a stretch of the upper Euphrates in eastern Turkey known as the Serpent’s Mill. We continue here with their story...
In 1958 Willard flew over the countless dunes of the Rub’ Al-Khali to visit the preparations for the company’s first drill site right in the middle of this enormous desert known as The Empty Quarter.
Muslims will soon observe Eid Al-Fitr, the festival that marks the end of Ramadan. Eid Al-Fitr, which means Festival of the Breaking of the Fast, will see Muslims gather for the congregational prayer in mosques or special prayer grounds around the world.
Aramco’s participation in this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) fit the theme of “Going The Distance” as the offshore energy sector prepares for the next five decades of development.
Absent the camel, the history of Arabia and the world would have followed a far different course than what it did. Much the same can be said of the date and its impact on humankind.
Saudi Aramco’s biggest strength that makes it the global oil and gas industry leader is the quality of its workforce, president and CEO Amin Nasser said during his visits to the company’s facilities during Ramadan.
In the late 15th century, the Catholic pope and the Muslim rulers in Cairo, Granada and Jerusalem did not agree on much. But this much they shared: a taste for new carpets—big ones. According to both Italian and Arab observers, these carpets were unique and more spectacular than any others of their time.
Fortunately for us, Willard was an enthusiastic, accomplished photographer. Thanks to him we have this fine collection of color pictures that truly capture the people of Aramco and the places of Arabia from 60 years ago.
Fatty acids and their derivatives have been used as emulsifiers, lubricants, etc., in drilling fluids. Waste vegetable oil is a good source of triglycerides. Fatty acids and the methyl ester of fatty acids can be isolated from triglycerides by a simple base hydrolysis. These in-house developed products show exceptional properties as primary emulsifiers for invert-emulsion oil-based mud (OBM), and as lubricants for water-based mud and base oil for OBM.
Last year a series was introduced in these pages identifying what we termed “The Seven Wonders of Arabia.” The time has come to announce our choice for the seventh and final member...
We all know that Ramadan is about prayers, fasting, and family, but of course, food plays a central role in activities over the Holy Month. Here are some Ramadan recipes that are delicious and certainly worth trying.
Every year, May 22 is International Day for Biological Diversity, a United Nations (U.N.) sanctioned day to promote and observe biodiversity issues.