The year was 1945 — the average cost of a new house in the United States was $4,600, the average annual salary was $2,400, and the World War II was in its final throes. This was the heyday of magazine publishing and LIFE magazine was renowned for the excellence of its photographic essays and the thoroughness of its writing.
Scholars trace Arabic poetry’s origins back to the oral traditions of Bedouins and aristocratic tribal court life predating the Common Era. Lacking science, philosophy, history, and scholarship of any kind in any written form...
Well #12 was down to 4,725 feet and cemented in when on July 8, 1939 while preparing to perforate the casing, the perforating gun accidentally discharged setting off a conflagration that destroyed the rig and took the lives of five drillers - two American and three Saudis.
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.
Since 2003, AramcoExPats has proudly served a global community of annuitants with diverse ties to the Kingdom and Saudi Aramco. Current Yokohama, Japan resident Eiichi Nakamura is a perfect example of the sort of valued...
It was a record-breaking year for AramcoWorld at the 2019 Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards Gala, held recently at New York’s Hilton Midtown, just blocks from where the magazine was founded 70 years ago this month.
The 11th International Conference and Exhibition on Chemistry in Industry (ChemIndix) was held last week under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
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.
Margaret (Maggie) Haskell (DH 06) and Benjamin Sokol were married on September 29, 2019 at Lake Placid, New York. Maggie is the daughter of annuitants Terry and Sally Haskell (Dhahran). Also present were annuitants Steve, Linda, and Allison Hemler.
Saudi Aramco recently honored a number of local manufacturers distinguished for offering high-quality products at the 2019 Saudi Aramco Quality and Excellence Forum, which was held for a second consecutive year.
The Pacific Northwest is known for its beautiful coastal scenery, snow-capped mountain peaks, moderate climate and endless miles of greenway trails that beckon nature explorers from all corners of the globe. Recently, a group of Aramco annuitants and friends...
Mark Lowey, Known by his Saudi Friends as Abu Jack, Offers Rare Images of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province During the 1970s
From San Francisco, the hippie heartland of 1970s American counterculture, to Abqaiq, Aramco’s gated community and the largest oil facility in Saudi Arabia — Mark Lowey’s love of adventure took him on a journey that later defined his life.
Distant Arabia part 4 - Bahrain in 1938 In 1938, Bahrain was the undisputed commercial center of the Gulf. Its suqs were the best stocked of any place between Basra and Bombay. In contrast, the Bedouin of Al Hasa lived a simple life in tents and dependent on their camels.
It was a record-breaking year for AramcoWorld at the 2019 FOLIO: Eddie and Ozzie Awards Gala, held on October 30 at New York’s Hilton Midtown, just blocks from where the magazine was founded 70 years ago this month.
Carefully trickling water upon the ivory sands of the ad-Dahna desert has magically created an ecosystem more valuable than gold. Since its inauguration in 1977, eastern Saudi Arabia’s Berri Gas Plant has funneled storm water running off its facilities into a carefully crafted artificial wetland that is situated next to the site’s operating infrastructure.
Under the patronage of the Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques, King Salman ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Aziz Al Sa’ud, Saudi Aramco has been awarded the King Khalid Award 2019 for Corporate Sustainability.
The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on November 02, 2019 at Faran Club, Karachi.
Saudi Aramco Participates in the 2019 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC)
Saudi Aramco is participating in the 2019 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) held November 11-14 and encouraging industry representatives to press ahead with implementing Fourth Industrial Revolution (4.0) technologies.
Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine distributed to retired employees and adult children of the Saudi Aramco Enterprise.
Saudi Aramco signed crude oil sales agreements for 2020 with five Chinese customers, increasing total volume by 151,000 barrels per day compared to their 2019 supply contracts. These new sales agreements further solidify the Company’s position as China’s top crude supplier.