World Economic Forum: The Global Energy Challenge

World Economic Forum: The Global Energy Challenge

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s greenhouse gas emissions efficiency was described by Christiana Figueres, the former leader of the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, as “an exception among the peers” during a live streamed panel debate on the global energy transition with president and CEO Amin Nasser at last week’s World Economic Forum (WEF).

SAEEA Visits Ailing Member Saeed Bin Arif

SAEEA Visits Ailing Member Saeed Bin Arif

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

As a regular practice, Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) visits their ailing members. Yesterday SAEEA Vice President Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan (IAK) learned that Saeed Bin Arif, Badge number #73074, who worked for Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department from 1975 through 2000 is unwell.

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting - January 2020

SAEEA Monthly Progress Meeting - January 2020

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The monthly progress meeting of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on February 01, 2020 at Faran Club, Karachi, Pakistan.

2019 Year in Review: Highlights from the Past Year

2019 Year in Review: Highlights from the Past Year

BY Aramco ExPats / /

As we begin a new year in a new decade, we gather inspiration by taking a look back at what news the Aramco ExPats community enjoyed the most. Here are the highlights - stories, photos and more - in case you missed them...

AramcoWorld - January 2020

AramcoWorld - January 2020

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.

A Family Trip to Gorakh Hill Station in Sindh

A Family Trip to Gorakh Hill Station in Sindh

BY Zoya Imran / /

Our winter vacation had started and as my father works with a company which is situated outside the city, he was at home on his two weeks off. So, we decided to go to the closest serene place possible and that was how we ended up going to Gorakh Hills.

Congratulations to Syed Naushad Shah on his Noteworthy Accomplishment

Congratulations to Syed Naushad Shah on his Noteworthy Accomplishment

BY Aramco ExPats / /

A state of the art data center has been established under the supervision of Engr. Syed Naushad Shah. His efforts were recognized by the senior officials of the government sector and resulted in the saving of millions of dollars for Varsity University of Pakistan.

Tales of the Bedouin - Part I

Tales of the Bedouin - Part I

BY Mark Lowey / /

For centuries, Saudi Bedouins have passed down their rich oral and poetic storytelling traditions. Their elders have recounted and embellished vivid tales of bravery, skill, and family values, often over a glowing campfire...

Aramco Race Builds Brand, Camaraderie, and Goodwill in Houston

Aramco Race Builds Brand, Camaraderie, and Goodwill in Houston

BY The Arabian Sun / /

In Houston and in elite running circles around the world, the name Aramco takes on special meaning each year in January. That is when more than 300,000 runners, spectators, and volunteers descend on downtown Houston to be part of Marathon Weekend.

A Day in the Life of a Saudi Aramco Helicopter Pilot

A Day in the Life of a Saudi Aramco Helicopter Pilot

BY The Arabian Sun / /

It is 4 a.m. at the Tanajib camp. The outside temperature is 11°C, as expected at this time of year. In Building 130, an alarm bell rings awakening Bassam H. Fallatah — it’s an early start. Saudi Aramco has passengers that need ferrying to offshore platforms, so it’s time to get to work.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 22, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 22, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was more than 100 years ago that a German archeologist named Ernst Sellin began excavations at Tel Balata, an archeological mound near the city of Nablus in Palestine’s West Bank. The mound, or tell, as archeologists call it, proved to be the site of a large Bronze Age city with stone fortifications, monumental gates and a temple with walls five meters thick.

SAEEA 22nd Reunion

SAEEA 22nd Reunion

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 22nd Reunion on January 05, 2020 at Hotel Mehran, Karachi, Pakistan.

Saudi Aramco Hosts IPTC with Record Participation

Saudi Aramco Hosts IPTC with Record Participation

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco concluded the 12th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), the largest international oil and gas conference, which took place in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The conference attracted record particpation of over 18,000 attendees and over 1,200 organizations from over 70 countries around the world, as well as over 250 exhibiting companies.

Campouts and Flubber Pancakes: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

Campouts and Flubber Pancakes: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

BY Rick Snedeker / /

Growing up in Dhahran, I was trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. Except maybe for obedient, thrifty and, almost certainly, brave. As a Boy Scout, after all, I took our Scout Law seriously. Sort of.

Amin Nasser Named Energy Executive of the Year

Amin Nasser Named Energy Executive of the Year

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser has been named the Energy Intelligence Energy Executive of the Year for 2020. Nasser, who is the 24th winner of the highly prestigious award, received the most votes from past winners and top global industry executives.

Celebrating 30 Years of Marriage

Celebrating 30 Years of Marriage

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Congratulations to Patrick and Kelly Hermes on 30 years of marriage. Patrick and Kelly were married on January 8th, 1990. They have two daughters, ages 25 and 29, who are both married and living in the U.S.

JHAH Wellbeing Magazine - Winter 2020

JHAH Wellbeing Magazine - Winter 2020

BY Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare / /

We are proud to bring you the Winter edition of our Wellbeing Magazine. Discover new services and the latest health and wellness news, all available at the click of a button.