Aramco Announces New Business Line Executive Vice President Positions

Aramco Announces New Business Line Executive Vice President Positions

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has established new business line executive vice president positions in its Upstream and Downstream operating segments. The creation of these positions follows the establishment in July of the Upstream president and Downstream president positions to help drive our long-term strategy across Aramco's value chain and global portfolio.

Singles' Housing, Windmill Agreement - 1974

Singles' Housing, Windmill Agreement - 1974

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the Aug. 14, 1974 edition of The Arabian Sun. Along 20th Street in Dhahran and in the northwest section of Ras Tanura, a new kind of housing complex is being developed for Aramco bachelors and bachelorettes.

76th Independence Day Celebration in Pakistan

76th Independence Day Celebration in Pakistan

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The 76th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with immense enthusiasm and patriotic fervor across the nation. The Institution of Engineers Pakistan (IEP) took the initiative to organize a grand flag hoisting ceremony in Karachi, the capital city, to commemorate this historic day.

Tales of the Bedouin – Part XXXI: Bedouin Wisdom, A Video

Tales of the Bedouin – Part XXXI: Bedouin Wisdom, A Video

BY Mark Lowey / /

In this piece, Mark Lowey shares a special video of a recent, in-depth interview with desert legend and retired Aramcon, Quriyan Mohammed Al Hajri, who has gained growing recognition in Saudi Arabia for his twin passions, advocacy of environmental awareness and preserving Bedouin traditions.

Our Volunteers Help Preserve Galveston Bay Shoreline with Beach Cleanup Project

Our Volunteers Help Preserve Galveston Bay Shoreline with Beach Cleanup Project

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The shoreline along Galveston Bay looks much cleaner thanks to approximately 50 volunteers from the Aramco family of companies following a beach cleanup event in July. Aramco and SABIC employees, friends and family, collected 464 pounds (210 kg) of trash along Galveston Bay in Texas City.

SAEEA - 4th Gathering of Shero Adab Group

SAEEA - 4th Gathering of Shero Adab Group

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA)’s wing “HALQA-E-SHERO ADAB” celebrated its 4th program on July 15, 2023 in Karachi at the residence of Raziullah Khan. HALQAE SHERO ADAB is a wing of SAEEA, responsible for organizing mini-literary programs on URDU poetry and literature, etc.

Horses Lend Us The Wings We Lack

Horses Lend Us The Wings We Lack

BY Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

I came across an interesting quote by Muriel Wace, “There is no greater pleasure in the world than riding a good horse,” which made me eager to visit a horse-riding club. I then decided to take my grandchildren to Stallion Horse Riding Academy near my home which is located within walking distance in Rethibowli, Hyderabad, India.

Dates Attain their Best Flavor this Month - 1990

Dates Attain their Best Flavor this Month - 1990

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the Aug. 8, 1990 edition of The Arabian Sun. Dates have just come in season. However, they will remain popular and tasty throughout the month of August and into September, when, at their peak, they are tasty, sweet and tender.

State-of-the-art Copters Join Company Fleet - 2008

State-of-the-art Copters Join Company Fleet - 2008

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the Aug. 6, 2008 edition of The Arabian Sun. Saudi Aramco employees travelling offshore can expect a high level of safety and comfort from the 14 new helicopters joining the company's air fleet.

Bigger Than Life - 1967

Bigger Than Life - 1967

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the Aug. 2, 1967 edition of the Sun and Flare. Three mammoth tanks, each of 500,000 barrel capacity, are the latest additions to the crude-oil storage complex at Ras Tanura Terminal. The first, which went into service this week, was erected by Chicago Bridge Ltd. and completed by the Ras Tanura Division of the Construction Department.

'Sun' Staff Bids Farewell to Publication's John D'Souza - 1990

'Sun' Staff Bids Farewell to Publication's John D'Souza - 1990

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the Aug. 1, 1990 edition of The Arabian Sun. John D'Souza's familiar face no longer greets visitors to the office of "The Arabian Sun." He and his wife, Celine, departed al-Khobar last month to retire in Canada. D'Souza joined the company in 1955.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections -  August 2, 2023

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 2, 2023

BY AramcoWorld / /

Avoiding main roads due to threats to his life, in 622 CE the Prophet Muhammad and his followers escaped north from Makkah to Madinah by riding through the rugged western Arabian Peninsula along a path whose precise contours have been traced only recently.

Malls in the Middle East: A Hallmark of Experiencing the Region

Malls in the Middle East: A Hallmark of Experiencing the Region

BY Anushka Bose / /

Anyone and everyone who has lived or been to the Middle East knows that malls are a large part of the social life in the region. The reasons may be multifold, but the simplest reason holds the truth that it is so incredibly hot outside a good chunk of the year, that you have no choice but to seek an indoor playground!

The Art (and Science) of Drilling: Journey Through a Many-layered Past

The Art (and Science) of Drilling: Journey Through a Many-layered Past

BY The Arabian Sun / /

What if you could visit the past to plan your future? That is exactly what an intrepid team of engineers from Aramco’s Petroleum Engineering and Development (PE&D) organization is doing — by employing recent measurement advances to drill new oil wells through layered rock known to geologists as “clastics.”

Fueling the Future: Supporting the Global Transition

Fueling the Future: Supporting the Global Transition

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Lower-carbon fuels and more efficient internal combustion engines are a priority for Aramco in contributing to the global transition to a lower-carbon future. Transportation is, of course, at the heart of this, and Aramco is exploring the development of lower carbon synthetic fuels, as an alternative to conventional fuels.

Twenty-nine Aramcadets Graduate, Ceremonies Held - 1952

Twenty-nine Aramcadets Graduate, Ceremonies Held - 1952

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the July 30, 1952 edition of The Sun and Flare. Twenty-nine teenagers, sons and daughters of Aramco families in the field, passed on of the first milestones of their lives when they were graduated from the Senior Staff Schools in three districts.

Aramco Completes $3.4 Billion Purchase of Rongsheng Petrochemical Stake

Aramco Completes $3.4 Billion Purchase of Rongsheng Petrochemical Stake

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, has successfully closed a landmark transaction to acquire a 10% interest in Rongsheng Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (“Rongsheng”) for RMB 24.6 billion ($3.4 billion), through its subsidiary Aramco Overseas Company BV, based in the Netherlands.