Dates: The Miracle Food of Arabia

Dates: The Miracle Food of Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Absent the camel, the history of Arabia and the world would have followed a far different course than what it did. Much the same can be said of the date and its impact on humankind.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 29, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 29, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In the late 15th century, the Catholic pope and the Muslim rulers in Cairo, Granada and Jerusalem did not agree on much. But this much they shared: a taste for new carpets—big ones. According to both Italian and Arab observers, these carpets were unique and more spectacular than any others of their time.

Willard's World - 2

Willard's World - 2

BY Tim Barger / /

Fortunately for us, Willard was an enthusiastic, accomplished photographer. Thanks to him we have this fine collection of color pictures that truly capture the people of Aramco and the places of Arabia from 60 years ago.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Spring 2019

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Spring 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Fatty acids and their derivatives have been used as emulsifiers, lubricants, etc., in drilling fluids. Waste vegetable oil is a good source of triglycerides. Fatty acids and the methyl ester of fatty acids can be isolated from triglycerides by a simple base hydrolysis. These in-house developed products show exceptional properties as primary emulsifiers for invert-emulsion oil-based mud (OBM), and as lubricants for water-based mud and base oil for OBM.

Offering Up a Taste of Ramadan

Offering Up a Taste of Ramadan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

We all know that Ramadan is about prayers, fasting, and family, but of course, food plays a central role in activities over the Holy Month. Here are some Ramadan recipes that are delicious and certainly worth trying.

International Day for Biodiversity

International Day for Biodiversity

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Every year, May 22 is International Day for Biological Diversity, a United Nations (U.N.) sanctioned day to promote and observe biodiversity issues.

Willard's World - 1

Willard's World - 1

BY Tim Barger / /

Willard Drumm was a senior Aramco executive through the 50s into the 60s. In his work he travelled to most of the company’s sites and installations in the kingdom, ranging from the Rub Al-Khali to the offshore field at Sufaniya.

Wajid Zain

Wajid Zain

BY Tim Barger / /

There was a housewife in Abqaiq in the beginning – 1950 or so. Her husband was one of the best, if not the best, driller that ever operated out of Abqaiq. He was in the desert making Aramco rich and she was in their house newly-built in a patch of desert scraped off flat with a bulldozer.

Sabotage Incident Targeted Saudi Aramco Facility

Sabotage Incident Targeted Saudi Aramco Facility

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco responded to a fire at East West Pipeline Pump station 8 which was caused by a sabotage incident using armed drones which targeted pump stations 8 and 9.

Prosperity Continues to Flow

Prosperity Continues to Flow

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Eighty years ago, on May 1, 1939, Saudi Arabia’s founder King ‘Abd al-’Aziz Al-Sa’ud personally turned the valve that allowed oil to flow into the tanker the D.G Scofield, anchored off Ras Tanura.

Aramco World - May 2019

Aramco World - May 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

Aramco World, 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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - April 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - April 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

Linda Johnson: Volunteering with a Purpose

Linda Johnson: Volunteering with a Purpose

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The mere mention of the name Casablanca instantly conjures up images in the minds of movie buffs the world over of the 1942 Oscar-winning film set in the Moroccan city during World War II and starring Humphrey Bogart...