On March 7 and 8, 70 Aramco expat retirees visited the Digital and Information Technology (D&IT) Corporate Data Center (CDC), the Lab of Excellence, and the 4IR Center. The CDC, a state-of-the-art facility that houses the company’s most critical information and systems, provided retirees with an exclusive tour.
Congratulations to Rakan Talab for taking first place in the regional Science Bee competition as a West Alleghany Middle School student in Pennsylvania. Rakan has qualified to participate in the National Science Bee competition held in Washington DC in June 2023.
AramcoWorld, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.
With the return of International Energy Week 2023 in full swing in London last week, Aramco brought together customers, partners, and sector leaders to take a collaborative perspective on the enduring solutions needed for the energy transition and other challenges faced by the sector.
The progress meeting of the Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on March 11, 2023 at Farhan Club, Karachi. This was the 2nd meeting of the current year 2023. KAF thanked all attendees. SAEEA normally meets on the first Saturday of the month. So, the next meeting will be held during Ramadan, tentatively on April 08, 2023.
The Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture is establishing and implementing an annual Environment Week in the second week of March. Each year, the week will help highlight the importance of conserving natural resources — it will be a time to encourage actions among governments, businesses, nongovernment organizations, and individuals, to take solid steps to protect the environment.
From the March 13, 1974 edition of The Arabian Sun. Forty Aramco engineers learned the basics of computer programming earlier this month when two specialists from the U.S. instructed them in the fundamentals of computer language, computer terminals, and computer mathematics.
Aramco’s President and CEO, South Korean President Break Ground on $7 Billion Shaheen Petrochemical Project in South Korea
South Korean President Yoon and Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser today (Thursday, March 9) attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the $7 billion Shaheen petrochemical project in Ulsan, South Korea.
From the March 9, 2005 edition of The Arabian Sun. If it were possible to see a community smile, one could have seen the biggest grin in Dhahran on March 6. That's when students of the Dhahran School and Dhahran Hills School celebrated their success in raising a combined SAR 91,700.45 for the survivors of the Dec. 26 Asian tsunami...
In this piece, Mark Lowey describes a day spent with Quriyan Mohammed Al Hajri touring his boyhood home village, Old Ain Dar, in 2021. At Quriyan’s farm in Junayah, I awakened at first light. I knew Quriyan would have been up for at least an hour already.
At the opening ceremony of the 2023 Aramco Retiree Reunion, Aramco retirees and their dependents were given a closer look at the company’s dramatic transformation to become one of the world’s largest and most profitable companies. And giving the overview was none other than Aramco’s president and CEO, Amin Nasser.
Old friends gathered for a wonderfully impromptu mini-reunion in Phoenix, Arizona. Darice Tiffany, Carolyn McMahon, Jan Lincoln and Karen Fallon typically get together for a regularly scheduled monthly luncheon, however, last month, Delores Marshall came to town so Darice invited more friends from around the area to join in the fun.
From the March 6, 1974 edition of The Arabian Sun. Within the next two weeks, approximately 500 Aramcons will be moving their offices into the Administration Building East, the newest addition to the Aramco Administration Building complex.
Over the past several years, Qiwei Wang, a globally recognized expert on oil field scale management at the Aramco Research and Development Center (R&DC), had many engineers approach him to recommend a good book to read to better address chemistry-related issues in oil field operations.
Delivering top-class academic opportunities for employees is a part of Aramco’s DNA. Young Saudi talents continue to find themselves inspired, studying for masters or doctorate degrees at the world’s top-ranked universities, thanks to Aramco’s Advanced Degree Program (ADP), which is one of the development programs offered by the company to upskill its employees and advance their knowledge.
The beach at Ras Tanura (RT) witnessed an unprecedented event in the world of obstacle races — the first-of-its-kind “Desert Challenge.” The event, held Feb. 18, was hosted by the RT Community Services and supported by the renowned obstacle race organizations Spartan DEKA and Tough Mudder.
Aramco Community Services recently arranged several buses for groups of company employees and their families to visit the historical date festival in the ancient city of al-Hasa. The festival celebrates the date fruit, which has played an important role in the region's culture and economy for centuries.
Aramco’s first 3D printed concrete industrial building has been constructed in Hawiyah. Project Management (PM) at the company’s Hawiyah Unayzah Gas Reservoir Storage (HUGRS) Program and Consulting Services Department (CSD) led the innovative construction work, which is all part of the company’s pursuit to be a global leader in digital innovation in the energy sector.
Aramco has signed a letter of intent to become a potential minority stakeholder in a new powertrain technology company (PWT), to be established by Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding), Geely Automobile Holdings Limited (Geely Auto HK.0175) — collectively referred to as “Geely” — and Renault Group.
Aramco Asia India (AAI) has launched the “Global Human Resources Services Hub” at a ceremony recently held in New Delhi. Faisal A. Al-Hajji, senior vice president for Human Resources, and Mohammed S. Al-Herbish, president of AAI, unveiled the new hub which strives to support talent acquisition, training and development, and out-of-Kingdom assignment functions.