Jabal Las Vegas 2008 (1)

Jabal Las Vegas 2008 (1)

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Karen and Albert Fallon will host the next Saudi Aramco Annuitant's Reunion which will be held in Las Vegas at the Paris Hotel and Casino, right on the heart of the Strip.

King's Visit to Aramco A Royal Affair

King's Visit to Aramco A Royal Affair

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Among the many Aramco events that take place heralding celebration and much fanfare, the visit of the King and other members of the royal family to an Aramco camp continues to be an event for the record books.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 2007

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 2007

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Some 400 Saudi Aramco annuitants, retirees, Brats and business contacts turned out at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Md., in October for the third annual retiree reception and dinner hosted by the Washington, D.C., office of Aramco Services Company. The event was part of the company’s program to help maintain the strong connection between Saudi Aramco and its retirees.

Former Aramcon Jo Watts is Still Playing in the Mud!

BY Aramco ExPats / /

It’s been 17 years since Jo Watts left Saudi Arabia, but the former Aramcon is still playing in the mud. She has recently opened a pottery studio in Smithville, Texas; however, her path towards becoming an artist began long ago.

Men of Aramco: Part 2

BY Aramco Expats / /

John Lunde, Assistant to the Chief Engineer, is a veteran of 18 years of Company service and has spent a total of 12 1/2 years in Saudi Arabia. This U.C. graduate from Vallejo, California, was able to find other alumni here even in January 1939 when he arrived in the Field. The previous year Lunce wintered in Alaska while on a Socal wildcatting venture.

Men of Aramco

BY Aramco Expats / /

Distinguished by being both the first Montanan and first redhead in this column, Scott Harrison, senior surveyor, General Office Engineering, has been in Saudi Arabia 12 ½ years.

Katie Franck Selected to Accept Presidential Award for Elon University

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Elon University has been named one of the nation’s top universities for community service, earning a Presidential Award in the first President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University, chosen out of 514 that applied for this honor, was recognized for their exemplary overall service learning and outreach program.

Remarks by Katie Franck

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Good Morning Ladies and Gentleman! I have to say,  it is early….you can tell this was not planned by college students- because we would never organize anything at this hour! Regardless, I am both honored and humbled by this opportunity to share a few minutes with you this morning, representing not only Elon University but all of the universities selected for the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Kusah Mahshi - Squash Stuffed with Lamb and Rice

Kusah Mahshi - Squash Stuffed with Lamb and Rice

BY Linda Dalal Sawaya / /

This was one of my favorite dishes, perhaps because I was allowed to help Sitto stuff the light green Lebanese squash harvested from our garden. Sitto would even let me try to core it using one of the corers my mother had made from brass tubing.

Beef Marinade

Beef Marinade

BY Axel Green / /

1 can olive oil, 1 ½ t garlic powder, ½ bottle soy sauce, 1 t pepper, 6 drops Tabasco, 4 t parsley, ¾ olive oil can filled with water, ½ t ginger. Blend in blender and marinate steak or roast overnight.

Pork Chop & Pineapple Casserole: The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973

Pork Chop & Pineapple Casserole: The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Sear pork chops on each side. Place in casserole. Salt and pepper to taste. Brown pineapple slices lightly and put on chops. Add pineapple juice. Cover and bake at 350 degrees until done, about 35 minutes. Baste often. Thicken juice with flour or cornstarch solution.

Sweet and Sour Pork: The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973

Sweet and Sour Pork: The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Cut pork into 1 ½ inch cubes and mix well with wine, 2 tablespoons soy sauce and 2 tablespoons cornstarch. Fry pork in deep oil until crisp and golden brown. Turn out on plate.

2006 Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion - Day 2 (1)

2006 Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion - Day 2 (1)

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The second day of the Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion was packed with fun. Golfers were out of bed early meeting in the hotel lobby at 7:00 a.m.. They were bussed to the Ledgestone Country Club for a "shotgun start" at 8:30 a.m. The tournament was scheduled to last until 2:00 p.m. For you golf enthusiasts, here are some entertaining facts about the Ledgestone Golf Course:

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 2006

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 2006

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

More than 500 retirees, dependents and friends turned out for the Saudi Aramco Annuitants Silver Reunion held May 29 - June 1 in Branson, MO.

2006 Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion - Day 3 (1)

2006 Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion - Day 3 (1)

BY Aramco ExPats / /

It was hard to believe how fast the time was flying when the third day of the reunion arrived. Among the day's activities were the Tennis Tournament, a continuation of the Social and Duplicate Bridge Tournaments and the Sideline Exhibits, or just a day of relaxation and beautification in preparation for the evening semi-formal banquet dinner.

2004 Annuitants Reunion - Day 3 (1)

2004 Annuitants Reunion - Day 3 (1)

BY Aramco ExPats / /

With talk of hurricanes headed towards the south-east coast, it was not surprising that the weather was spotty at best. But with some stroke of luck, Monday's weather made way for both the golf and tennis tournaments.