Aramco World - July/August 2015

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco publishes Aramco World six times a year to increase cross-cultural understanding. 

New Technology Shines at Berri

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Berri Gas Plant department (BGP) has successfully commissioned and started-up a new, more efficient ethane liquefaction exchanger at the Ethane and NGL Recovery plant.

Let Us Engage the Young in Our Fight Against Terror

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The terrorist attacks in Taif last week caught the hill city, known for its calmness, by surprise. Lately the region has witnessed unusual and brazen terror acts of suicide bombings and killings of innocent people.

SAEEA - July 2015

SAEEA - July 2015

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) held on July 04, 2015. 

NED-SET Rehmat ul Alameen Welfare Organization

NED-SET Rehmat ul Alameen Welfare Organization

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

We had great desire to establish a welfare organization of our own. My family including my sisters and brothers donate to various welfare schemes individually.

Terror in City of Tranquility

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

The city of Taif is located just north of the southwestern part of Saudi Arabia. It is part of Makkah Province. It is located on the slopes of the Sarawat Mountains at an elevation of more than 6,000 feet above sea level.

Powerful Partnerships: Sadara and SATORP

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco acting president and CEO Amin H. Nasser visited joint ventures Sadara (Sadara Chemical Company) and SATORP (Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemicals Company) at Jubail Industrial City to check on their progress of the downstream projects.

Gold Rush

BY Aramco ExPats / /

"There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills!" Those words were first spoken by a character, Colonel Mulberry Sellers, in a stage adaptation of Mark Twain’s novel, The Gilded Age.

Khurais and ‬Abqaiq‭ ‬Awarded for Excellence

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s Khurais Producing Department (KhPD) and Abqaiq Plants Operation Department (APOD) awarded for excellence by the Frost and Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council. 

Old Newspapers Make Great Reading

BY Aramco ExPats / /

A feature available on our website that many readers are not aware of is our link to an archive containing old issues of one of the great Saudi Aramco publications from yesteryear, the Arabian Sun and Flare.

Living Our Worst Nightmare

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Since the beginning of the so-called Arab Spring, I had an uneasy feeling about it. At that point in time, I could not describe that eerie feeling.

Karachi Hit by Bad Heat Waves

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, presents an interesting and colorful combination of the old and new. 

Learning Nothing From Ramadan

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Before the advent of Ramadan every year, we read various reports doing the rounds in the media showing the number of hours that Muslims around the world would observe fasting in 24 hours.

Older Workers Add Value To Any Organization

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

A UK newspaper published a survey that stated: “workers of over 50 are four times less likely to pull a sickie than younger staff.” 

Granddaughter, Kayla Ann Abilez Weds

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Al & Pat Denyer who lived in Dhahran and Ras Tanura from April 1980 to August 1990 announce the marriage of their granddaughter Kayla Ann Abilez of Thousand Oaks, California to Grant Heron of Salt Lake City, Utah at the Los Angeles Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on June 13, 2015. 

Palestinian Refugees Slipping Into Oblivion

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

The total number of Palestinian refugees is estimated at around five million. These refugees include those displaced from their ancestral lands in 1948 and their descendants. The number of Palestinian refugees is shockingly high.

Safaniya Breaks World Cable Length Record

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has achieved a landmark by energizing its largest Tie-in Platform (TP-20) with a 230 kV submarine composite cable. 

Dimensions International Summer 2015

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A look back at the discovery that changed the Kingdom (PDF, 2.2MB): Seventy-seven years ago, the Prosperity Well (Dammam Well No. 7) produced oil in commercial quantities and Saudi Arabia’s transformation began in earnest.

Nasser Al-Qassabi Exposing Daesh in His Own Way

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

During the holy month of Ramadan, the time for breaking the fast (Iftar) is not only considered a meal but it is the time when all members of a family sit together to enjoy these special moments.