Diving the Red Sea: Vignette from 'Tales from the Desert: An Arabian Memoir'

Diving the Red Sea: Vignette from 'Tales from the Desert: An Arabian Memoir'

BY Stuart Crocker / /

One of the many benefits of working for Aramco in the diving sense at least, was that we could freely use company aircraft to fly across the country to the Red Sea coast at Yanbu which, similar to the town of Jubail on the Gulf coast, had been transformed from a quiet fishing village into an industrial city with a deepwater port.

Fionn Scott Graduates from Holy Rosary High School

Fionn Scott Graduates from Holy Rosary High School

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Fionn Scott, grandson of Irene and Brian Dean who lived in Ras Tanura from 1978-1987 and 1991-2001, graduated from Holy Rosary High School in Lloydminster, Canada on Friday, June 24, 2022 and received a scholarship to attend Lakeland College. His mother, Paula Scott (Dean), resided in Ras Tanura from 1978 to 1987.

My Arabian Tent

My Arabian Tent

BY Brid Beeler / /

I first became intrigued with tents when I discovered a friend in Riyadh had a traditional Saudi tent in one of the rooms in his house! Like many of our homes in Kingdom, the rooms in his house were on the large size. With all that space, you need to be innovative in how to decorate, and he had decided to turn one room off the entry way into a tent.

Aramco Publishes its First-ever Sustainability Report

Aramco Publishes its First-ever Sustainability Report

BY The Arabian Sun / /

June 15, 2022, will be remembered as a milestone date in Aramco’s history because this was the day Aramco issued its first-ever Sustainability Report. “This report — the first of its kind in our company’s history — sets out the actions we are taking and the standards against which our performance may be judged.

Aramco Recognized for Excellence in Knowledge Management

Aramco Recognized for Excellence in Knowledge Management

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC), an internationally recognized research firm in benchmarking and best practices, has named Aramco as one of five recipients of its 2022 Excellence in Knowledge Management (KM) award.

Aramco Inaugurates Research Center at KAUST

Aramco Inaugurates Research Center at KAUST

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco on Monday inaugurated the Aramco Research Center at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (ARC KAUST), which looks to accelerate the development of low-carbon solutions for the energy industry using advanced analytics.

Aramco Plays Lead Role in Global HSE Conference

Aramco Plays Lead Role in Global HSE Conference

BY The Arabian Sun / /

“Leadership, sustainability, and technology. These three elements make up the very foundation of any organization in terms of delivering on its Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) commitments,” said Ghassan G. Abulfaraj, chief Loss Prevention engineer, in his keynote address at the recent International Conference and Exhibition on Health, Safety and Environment in Oman.

‘Climatree’ Presents Nature Based Solution for CO2 Removal

‘Climatree’ Presents Nature Based Solution for CO2 Removal

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The artificial algae tree, known as the “Climatree,” is a state-of-the-art direct air carbon capturing microalgae photobioreactor, integrated with a patented carbon dioxide (CO2) scrubber, that has been designed by Aramco in collaboration with Greengroves Environmental Services Saudi Arabia.

19th Biennial AramcoBrat Reunion

19th Biennial AramcoBrat Reunion

BY AramcoBrats / /

The 2023 AramcoBrat Reunion will be held June 8, 2023 to June 12, 2023 at The Woodlands Resort in Texas! Reserve your rooms NOW! The Woodlands Resort calls itself “an oasis beneath the pines” – how perfect is that? Our Brat Oasis!

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 22, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 22, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

Acclaimed cookbook author Salma Hage grew up in the mountains of the Kadisha Valley in Northern Lebanon. Like many cooks, she learned her craft at her mother’s knee, as well as those of other female relatives in her household, where she often took on the role of cook for her eleven siblings.

Important Reminders for Hafla Cruisers

Important Reminders for Hafla Cruisers

BY Aramco ExPats / /

We’re excited about being together for our Hafla 2022 Cruise Oct. 31-Nov. 5. Come join us! For our Hafla cruisers, it’s just four months until we see each other. Plan to arrive in Miami early to socialize and greet your friends. Some of us have already booked our rooms at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay...

Save the Date for the 8th UK Aramcons Reunion

Save the Date for the 8th UK Aramcons Reunion

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Save the date! The 8th UK Aramcons Reunion will be held June 1st - 4th or 8th -11th, 2023 (dependant on the selected venue), Southampton, Hampshire, UK.

Taking to the Water: Vignette from 'Tales from the Desert: An Arabian Memoir'

Taking to the Water: Vignette from 'Tales from the Desert: An Arabian Memoir'

BY Stuart Crocker / /

With its headquarters in Dhahran, close to the shores of the Arabian Gulf, the company had its own private beach and yacht club at Half Moon Bay. Entry to the beach was restricted to employees and their families, while membership of the yacht club was dependent upon owning a registered boat.

Aramco and Cognite Join Forces in New Data Venture

Aramco and Cognite Join Forces in New Data Venture

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco and Cognite, a global leader in industrial software, have launched CNTXT, a joint venture based in Saudi Arabia. Headquartered in Riyadh, CNTXT looks to support the Kingdom’s industrial digitalization, and the wider Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region.

Aramco Enters Ranking as Top Oil and Gas Brand Globally

Aramco Enters Ranking as Top Oil and Gas Brand Globally

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has made its debut in the world’s most definitive brand valuation ranking as the top international oil company (IOC). Aramco is the highest new entrant in this year’s BrandZ ranking and the achievement is all the more remarkable given none of our IOC competitors have featured in the ranking since 2020. It is also the first time a company from the GCC has made the top 20.

Zoya Imran’s 15th Birthday Party

Zoya Imran’s 15th Birthday Party

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

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 lady. She is a student in Generation’s school; in the future, she plans to study business and is currently working hard to achieve that goal.

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2022 - First Half

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization 2022 - First Half

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization (RAWO) was established in April 2013 in a small house in Korangi, under the supervision of Col (R) Javed Majid, assisted by Qari Saifullah. The aim of RAWO is to uplift the poor people economically: raise education standards, support them financially, increase their earning capacity and provide a platform to excel further.