Nearly 600 Attending 2019 KSA Expat Reunion

Nearly 600 Attending 2019 KSA Expat Reunion

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Over the next week, you may see many excited new faces on the streets throughout the Saudi Aramco residential communities. However, these folks are not newcomers; most have actually had a long connection to the company and the Kingdom.

Petro Environment 2019: Balancing Energy Sustainability with Environmental Protection

Petro Environment 2019: Balancing Energy Sustainability with Environmental Protection

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Held for the third time in Saudi Arabia, the 25-year-old “Symposium and Exhibition on Environmental Progress in the Petroleum & Petrochemical Industry” hosted by the Environmental Technology & Management Association, gathers the oil and gas, and petrochemicals sectors for an interactive symposium and commercial exhibition.

The Burgundy Bonneville

The Burgundy Bonneville

BY Tim Barger / /

After I graduated from college, I worked in film and TV for six years before I returned to Arabia in January of 1974 to start up the television department at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. I was one of the first 20 American employees, and the hospital was still being built when I arrived.

Girl Scout Cookies Arrive in Arabia

Girl Scout Cookies Arrive in Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

In 1950, the Girl Scout Cookie sale came to Saudi Arabia for the first time. In the photograph below, fourteen-year old Mariner, Louise Snyder of Stamford, Connecticut, gives cartons of cookies to her father, L.M. Snyder, Vice-President of Arabian American Oil Company, to deliver to the Girl Scouts in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 9000 miles away.

AramcoWorld - March 2019

AramcoWorld - March 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

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.

First Specialty Oil Field Chemicals Manufacturing Reaction Plant in Saudi Arabia

First Specialty Oil Field Chemicals Manufacturing Reaction Plant in Saudi Arabia

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Representatives from Saudi Aramco, Halliburton, Sadara, Fluor, and the Royal Commission of Jubail recently gathered to mark the groundbreaking of a manufacturing plant to be built by Halliburton at the ethylene oxide/propylene oxide (EO/PO) cluster of the PlasChem Value Park at Jubail Industrial City II.

Aramcons Challenge the Euphrates – Part II: On to Anatolia

Aramcons Challenge the Euphrates – Part II: On to Anatolia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

At 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the 26th of April 1979, our undaunted troop of fresh-faced ExPat voyagers grabbed a Saudia flight in Dhahran and flew to Jeddah, where we encountered a planeload of pilgrims from Pakistan...

Mabrook! Embassies Welcome Princess to Ambassadors’ Club

Mabrook! Embassies Welcome Princess to Ambassadors’ Club

BY ArabNews / /

The appointment of Princess Reema bint Bandar as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US has been welcomed by foreign diplomatic missions in the Kingdom. Princess Reema made history last Saturday when she was appointed to the role, becoming the first Saudi woman to be named ambassador.

Students Get a Lesson on Renewables in Visit to Company

Students Get a Lesson on Renewables in Visit to Company

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s Renewables Department recently held an awareness meeting for students from five schools in the Eastern Province. The goal of the meeting was to introduce renewable energy to inspire the students who have a desire to work in this field.

Beneath the Oasis

Beneath the Oasis

BY Tim Barger / /

There is stupid, and then there is another category even dumber than stupid. At seventeen, I was pretty much the poster child for beyond stupid though it wasn’t entirely my fault.

Heritage Gallery offers ‘Window to the Past’

Heritage Gallery offers ‘Window to the Past’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

“Window to the Past” is the new mini exhibit at the Saudi Aramco Community Heritage Gallery. The display highlights historic photographs of familiar facilities in Dhahran that we see every day, and that are served by the Community Services Department.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 20, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 20, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Although the building that held Cairo’s Dar al-’Ilm, or House of Knowledge, disappeared long ago, it stood not far from the Mosque of al-Aqmar, right, along Muizz Street, a thoroughfare that dates back to the founding of Cairo in the 10th century.

‘Light Art’ Project Lifts Spirits in Dhahran

‘Light Art’ Project Lifts Spirits in Dhahran

BY The Arabian Sun / /

It’s festive, romantic, dazzling, and appealing! The Central Community Services Department (CCSD) invites company employees and their families to enjoy an evening spectacle of energetic vibe created by the newly installed lights outside the Dhahran Dining Hall and along King’s Road.