Dawn of a new era under King Salman

Dawn of a new era under King Salman

BY Aramco ExPats / /

A new era dawned in Saudi Arabia on Monday under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman as citizens across the country expressed their confidence in the new king’s ability to take the Kingdom to new heights of progress and prosperity.

Another Smooth Transition

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ascended to the throne on Jan. 23.

Why is The Arab World in This Sorry State?

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

While sipping a cup of tea in a hotel in Calicut, Kerala, a state in India, I was approached by a group of young men and women from some Gulf countries who asked me to join their discussion. 

King Abdullah And The Genuine

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

In the early hours of Friday morning my wife called me on the phone and she was crying like a baby…Yes like a baby.

King Abdullah Dies, New Ruler is Salman

King Abdullah Dies, New Ruler is Salman

BY Aramco ExPats / /

RIYADH — Custodian of Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Prince Salman became king, the royal court said in a statement carried by state television.

Chinese New Year, Hong Kong Style

Chinese New Year, Hong Kong Style

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Four weeks hence, on the 19th of February, Hong Kong will celebrate Chinese New Year, welcoming in the Year of the Sheep with another eye-popping pyrotechnic display guaranteed to equal, if not surpass, their recent light show marking the arrival of 2015—an account of which recently appeared in these pages.

Sadara, SATORP Tops in Hydrocarbon Processing Poll

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Two Saudi Aramco projects were recently selected as among the top hydrocarbon processing projects worldwide in 2014 in a poll conducted by Hydrocarbon Processing (HP) magazine.

Aramco World: Excellence Recognized

Aramco World: Excellence Recognized

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Service Company’s (ASC) flagship publication, AramcoWorld recently received nine awards in an international magazine competition sponsored by FOLIO Magazine.

Press Release - Ramee Grand

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa offers splendid 5-star hospitality in the heart of Manama.

SAEEA - December 2014

SAEEA - December 2014

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting Minutes - December 2014

SAEEA - November 2014

SAEEA - November 2014

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting Minutes - November 2014

Play Ball! Memories of Udhailiyah Revisited

Play Ball! Memories of Udhailiyah Revisited

BY Aramco ExPats / /

My fellow Aramcons no doubt remember how sports helped bind us together during our time living in oil patch camps scattered across the Kingdom. High on my list of favorite memories from those years are the softball games that filled so many of my hours away from work.

SAEEA - October 2014

SAEEA - October 2014

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting Minutes - October 2014

Following the 29th Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion (1)

Following the 29th Saudi Aramco Annuitants Reunion (1)

BY Aramco ExPats / /

We trust everyone had a safe trip home and that you also took with your many wonderful memories of the Asheville Hafla Reunion at the Omni Grove Park Inn. Your hosts and co-hosts thank you again for coming.

Happy 90th Birthday to Bill Rich

Happy 90th Birthday to Bill Rich

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Bill Rich, age 90, was raised in Warrensburg, Missouri, an hour outside Kansas City, Missouri. where his father worked as a manager at the local power company, Missouri Power & Light. William Rich Sr. was the charter president of the Warrensburg Rotary Club. Bill was an Eagle Scout in high school and enlisted in WWII at age 18 yrs after high school. 

The Night of the Hamoor

BY Tim Barger / /

I’m fairly certain that there is no statute of limitations for crimes against humanity. I can only plead not guilty on the grounds that it seemed like the thing to do at the time. Actually it is much better to think of this story as entirely a work of fiction, and any resemblance to anything that happened in Dhahran during the summer of 1964 is entirely coincidental.

Morning Tea with Engr. Javed Majid

Morning Tea with Engr. Javed Majid

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

It was Sunday 24th, August 2014, when I met Engr. Javed Majeed; we were waiting for the Think Tank Committee meeting to start. He is also the member of IEP. I took opportunity to interview Engr. Javed, while having tea. I asked him about his family back ground.