More than 600 maintenance craftsmen and professionals from across Aramco, joined by representatives from various partners, converged at the al-Hasa National Industrial Training Institute recently for a two-day conference.
In this Memory Lane collection, explore highlights from archived editions of The Arabian Sun and Arabian Sun and Flare, marking the progression of Aramco through the ages. For example, here is an excerpt from 1971... "When your 4-year-old neighbor affects a deep voice and growls, "Cookie,"...
Across its 90-year history, Aramco has been driven by a spirit of excellence. We see that spirit of excellence in the stubborn crews who drilled deeper to discover oil at Dammam Well No. 7; the discovery of the world’s largest onshore oil field at Ghawar; the discovery of the world’s largest offshore field at Safaniyah...
In a corner of Najmah, in Ras Tanura (RT), a quiet transformation is taking place — the green, nurturing, and sustaining kind. At the heart of it all is the RT Community Farm, run by members of a self-directed group called Home & Garden, transforming the way we view gardening, and making a positive impact on the lives of all involved.
Aramco and TotalEnergies on Saturday (June 24) awarded Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts for the $11 billion "Amiral" complex, a future world-scale petrochemicals facility expansion at the SATORP refinery in Saudi Arabia. A signing ceremony took place in Dhahran attended by Amin Nasser, Aramco president and CEO, and Patrick Pouyanné, TotalEnergies chairman and CEO.
Nearly 2 million pilgrims are participating in Hajj 2023 which takes place between June 26 and July 1, with the celebration of Eid al-Adha taking place on June 28. Arab News is offering special coverage.
Over the past couple of months, have you noticed there are greater numbers of birds around than usual? And not just numbers — an increased variety as well? This is due to the age-old phenomenon of migrating birds. Billions of birds migrate twice per year between their breeding and wintering grounds, creating one of the most astonishing spectacles in nature.
From the June 22, 1960 edition of the Sun and Flare. Shaikh 'Abd al-'Aziz al-Turki, Director of Education for the Eastern Province, in a ceremony last Thursday laid the cornerstone of the first intermediate school to be built by Aramco in the province.
Ten employees have been selected for a product development program at Aramco’s Innovation and Product Development Center (LAB7) after successfully completing a rigorous evaluation process. More than 1,000 employees applied for the Professional Innovator (Pi) Fellowship...
For more than 125 years, from show tunes to jazz and avante-grade composition, musicians in the US have used the Nile river as a motif and metaphor. To learn more about its influence, link below and listen to our curated playlist.
A recent inquiry has attracted the interest of many readers and we've received a number of suggestions in response. If you were among those who were transported back to Abqaiq sifting through your memory for the name of a sweet-smelling, night-blooming, white-blossomed flower, we are happy to share our findings with you.
Good morning everyone, and welcome. It is a pleasure to host the President’s Excellence Awards once again, to recognize some of our most remarkable teams and employees in multiple fields of excellence. As you know, this year marks our 90th anniversary.
Southampton, a great British city full of undiscovered heritage, hosted the eighth ex-Aramcon’s reunion from June 8 - 11. The former Aramcons stepped back into history, walking the city’s medieval walls, while reconnecting with each other.
The waters of the Arabian Gulf where Aramco operates — along with those of the Red Sea — boast some of the highest levels of diversity of marine life anywhere in the world, and we are playing our part to help protect those natural treasures.
From the June 15, 1955 edition of The Sun and Flare. Members of Dhahran's Junior choral group rehearse "Tip-Toe Through the Tulips with Me," of the popular selections on the program slated for Saturday night in the Dhahran theater.
The Dhahran Youth Swim League (DYSL) Dolphins made history by winning the Overall Team Championship at the 2023 Arabian Falcons Swimming Association (AFSA) Saudi Arabian Swimming Championships, which was held in Riyadh on June 9 and 10.
Aramco Business School has received the prestigious "Certificate of Recognition" award from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The achievement highlights the Business School's dedication, expertise, and commitment to excellence in accounting and finance.
On June 15, Aramco released its second Sustainability Report, providing an overview of how the company has integrated sustainability within its corporate strategy and operations; the material sustainability issues that impact the business and stakeholders; and a summary of key initiatives and sustainability performance during 2022.
The progress meeting of the Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on June 10, 2023 at the residence of Razi Khan. This was the 3rd meeting of the current year 2023. KAF thanked all attendees, especially Razi Khan, who had not only spared his house for the meeting but arranged a very delicious High Tea.
On June, 1st 2007, Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan (VP-Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association)-SAEEA by the grace of Allah (S.W.A.T.) was blessed with a granddaughter, Zoya Imran. Throughout the years, Zoya has matured into one fine and competent young woman. She is a student in Generation’s School and is currently in Grade XI. She recently took the Cambridge O Level CAIE exams as well.