Reconnaissance Flights

Reconnaissance Flights

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

The dark brown line on the small map marks the 1998 version of Saudi Arabia's claims regarding its boundaries with Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

Theodolite

Theodolite

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

The theodolite is an instrument that measures vertical and horizontal angles precisely. With stadia lines etched on the reticule of its telescope and the appropriate stadia rod (a flat-faced rod graduated vertically, its subdivisions corresponding to one/one hundredth of the focal distance) it will measure distances with accuracy sufficient for third order triangulation.

Brunton Pocket Transit

Brunton Pocket Transit

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

The Brunton Pocket Transit that all geologists know as the 'Brunton' was invented in 1894 by D. W. Brunton, a Canadian mining geologist. It has been in use for more than a hundred years and is still being manufactured.

Odometer - Altimeter Traverse

Odometer - Altimeter Traverse

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

Measurements of the thickness of rock sequences and description of their lithology and fauna are much less valuable if the location and elevation of these 'sections' are not known with reasonable accuracy.

Alidade and Plane Table

Alidade and Plane Table

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

The alidade-planetable survey is a means of plotting a traverse as it is made, thus avoiding the likelihood of mathematical blunders and recording errors that arise while working with the theodolite.

John A Schnautz, PhD, Induction Into OSU Hall of Fame

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Former Vice-President of Facility Planning at AOC The Hague, John A. Schnautz, recently learned that he will be inducted into the Oregon State University Chemical Engineering Hall of Fame at Corvallis, Oregon on February 21, 2003.

"Old Time" Annuitants Meet for Holiday Luncheon

"Old Time" Annuitants Meet for Holiday Luncheon

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

This year’s “old-timers” reunion took place on Dec 1st at the Women’s Athletic Club in Oakland, California. Nine of the 1950’s era Aramco ExPats were in attendance: Dawn and Cliff Flittie, Doris and Mike Wanty, Jean and Walter Dell’Oro, Lloyd Reed, Norah Harriss and Nestor Sander.

Apple Pudding

Apple Pudding

BY AramcoExPats.com / /

Apple Pudding - Al Hasa Cookbook - 1976

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

BY AramcoExPats.com / /

Bread Pudding - Al Hasa Cookbook - 1976

Shrimp Dip

Shrimp Dip

BY AramcoExPats.com / /

Shrimp Dip - Al Hasa Cookbook - 1976

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Winter 2002

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Winter 2002

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The ruins of Ad-Dir'iyah, the capital of the first Saudi state, near Riyadh Photographed March 23, 1965 by T.F. Walters

Dhahran Annual Turkey Shoot

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Dateline Rolling Hills Country Club, Thursday, November 14, 2002. The annual Turkey Shoot was held amid a beautiful fall day in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Sunny conditions and temperatures in 70’s provided a pleasant venue for the popular event.

Janny Slotboom Had A Wonderful Birthday Surprise

BY Monique Slotboom / /

I would personally like to thank all those who replied for the support you gave me in regards to my Mother's Birthday surprise. What a success it turned out to be and you would not believe the amount of E-mails/cards and personal cards that came in.

Al-Ghawar Tent in Udhailiyah

Al-Ghawar Tent in Udhailiyah

BY Aramco ExPats / /

he newest addition to the Udhailiyah community is the Al-Ghawar Tent which is situated off of the Jebel Perimeter Road near the old Communication Tower No. 2. This location was always a favorite retreat for the returning students mainly because of its isolation.

Janny Slotboom's Birthday

BY Monique Slotboom / /

This year has been a special year for Mom, Janny Slotboom. I took her to the 23rd Aramco Reunion that was held in San Diego California, August 31st through September 3rd, and she had a fantastic time as I expect we all did who attended.