No professional Investment Adviser would invest his or her personal money in a target date fund, so why should you? Target date funds are an option to start investing but are too objective in a subjective world. What they do offer is simplicity and instant diversification, something investors just starting to save need access to.
“A priceless gift to us and we cannot say enough great things about this trip!” Karen Gadai Johnson wrote at the conclusion of the 2019 KSA Expat Reunion. She brought her children with her from the U.S. to share with them where their grandparents had worked and where she was raised — the first time she had returned to Kingdom in more than 30 years.
“Welcome back to your desert home” was the warm greeting from Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser to the approximately 500 Aramcons who traveled from all corners of the globe for last week’s formal dinner held in conjunction with the fourth reunion of retired employees and their dependents.
Saudi Aramco CEO Addresses International Petroleum Technology Conference in Beijing, says Technology and Partnerships are Critical for an Efficient Energy Transition
Addressing the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Beijing on March 26-28, Saudi Aramco President and CEO Amin H. Nasser said that despite the energy industry facing a “crisis of perception”, it is undergoing major transformation thanks to technological breakthroughs which help energy companies meet growing energy demand more efficiently.
Saudi Aramco and McDermott Sign Lease Agreement to Establish Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation Facility in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Aramco today signed a land lease agreement with McDermott Arabia Company, Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR), to grant McDermott a lease to establish a fabrication facility located within the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries in Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia. This is pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding signed between Saudi Aramco and McDermott.
A powerful combination of youth and experience were in evidence at the Saudi Aramco sponsored Research and Innovation summit held by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) last week.
Saudi Aramco is proud to be a strategic partner of the ‘Roads of Arabia’, an exhibition covering the historical and cultural development of the Arabian Peninsula – opened in Athens, Greece. ‘Roads of Arabia: Archeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia’, is a joint initiative of Saudi Aramco’s King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (iThra) and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH).
At Aramco’s premises in Dhahran, a remodeled and vastly expanded office wing has been converted into a 4IR Center, where technological and digital innovation is, in turn, transforming the way in which the company runs its operations.
With so many things to do at the just-completed reunion in Dhahran, it would have helped if I had been able to clone myself in order to take everything in. Trying to decide which options to choose was perhaps the most difficult task...
Dhahran Hills School launched its first International Day fair to celebrate the diversity of the student body, drawing more than 3,000 visitors. Each of “51 nations” that participated in the fair showcased its characteristic, uniqueness, and culture through food, costumes, posters, artifacts, languages, games, dance, art, and decorations on Feb. 27.
Saudi Aramco Further Enhances Investment Opportunities for the Kingdom’s Economic Development in Al-Hasa Investment Forum 2019
Saudi Aramco’s participation paves the way for domestic and international investors to enhance national economy diversification programs. Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser highlights Saudi Aramco’s sustainable programs for the enhancement of the Kingdom’s economic development and diversification, and noted its pivotal role in enhancing domestic energy industries and their supporting services.
In an orange house along one of the sloped lanes of Bo-Kaap, Cape Town’s Muslim neighborhood, 92-year-old Abdiyah Da Costa deftly climbs the stairs to the second floor to what essentially has become a personal museum.
Saudi Aramco’s leading role in energy innovation was on full display at CERAWeek 2019 in Houston as the company’s technology strategists and researchers discussed their latest solutions and spoke about the path forward for new technologies to drive sustainability in the industry.
I’ll call him Clark Randall. At 18, he volunteered for the Army. In early 1945, he went through basic training and was sent to Ft. Ord in Monterey to be trained as a diesel mechanic. He barely finished his training before the war ended and he was mustered out.
Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.
In the minds of people the world over, the most romantic, most exotic element associated with the deserts of Arabia are its oases. Images of palm trees swaying in the sultry breeze...
Over the next week, you may see many excited new faces on the streets throughout the Saudi Aramco residential communities. However, these folks are not newcomers; most have actually had a long connection to the company and the Kingdom.
Held for the third time in Saudi Arabia, the 25-year-old “Symposium and Exhibition on Environmental Progress in the Petroleum & Petrochemical Industry” hosted by the Environmental Technology & Management Association, gathers the oil and gas, and petrochemicals sectors for an interactive symposium and commercial exhibition.
After I graduated from college, I worked in film and TV for six years before I returned to Arabia in January of 1974 to start up the television department at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. I was one of the first 20 American employees, and the hospital was still being built when I arrived.
Saudi Aramco is participating in the Geneva International Motor Show for the first time to showcase a number of transport technologies that have the potential to significantly enhance efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.