If you’re a fan of geological wonders—as many Aramco annuitants understandably are—a visit to Jabal Sawda will suit your tastes “to a T.” Standing just over 10,000 feet, Jabal Sawda in the Asir region of southwestern Saudi Arabia...
Chip Stansbury pays tribute to Cornell Seymour who passed away on February 3rd, 2019, with a look back at a 1998 Abqaiq Scouts Troop 256 campout to Asir National Park.
Since the hieroglyphs on the Rosetta stone were deciphered in 1822, scholars have learned a great deal about early Egypt. But the language of Nubia, Egypt’s rival to the south, remains untranslated, with the result that far less is known about Nubia.
The unprecedented challenges the world is facing force us all to sharpen our focus on what really matters. Our immediate priority, as CEOs, is to do everything we can so that our people and communities are safe and capable of confronting the pandemic effectively.
Lauren K. Garretson graduates Case Western Reserve School of Law in Cleveland Ohio, Juris Doctor with intent to join the law firm of Ulmer, LLP, with offices located in several cities in Ohio, as well as New York and Washington DC.
Warmed by a campfire and the notes of an ‘ud, hiking guides near Saint Catherine, Egypt, fill an evening with song.
Ex-Aramco employee Athar Mustafa Khan has a lot to be proud of when it comes to his youngest daughter Maryam. She recently graduated from Lehigh University with a Masters Degree in BioEngineering while simultaneously...
The world is going through an unprecedented health crisis, the impact of which has reached all areas of life that forced governments and individuals to make unprecedented decisions and adapt to unusual lifestyles.
Dear colleagues, With the Holy Month of Ramadan coming to a close, I would like to extend my personal best wishes to you and to your families for a peaceful ‘Id al-Fitr. This ‘Id will be unlike any we have experienced before.
We arrived in Buraidah, just before the noon prayer when everything closes for 20 to 30 minutes as the faithful head off to the mosque. During prayer, we drove around the town. Buraidah is in the heart of the Nejd...
Two Aramco Brats have published a prequel novel to the movie Sweet Home Alabama. Doug and Chris Eboch attended Aramco schools in Ras Tanura and Dhahran from 1974 to 1980. Doug later went to the University of Southern California...
This small collection of verses was written as a poetic diary of my thoughts and impressions, influenced by my life and travel within Saudi Arabia during the past eight years (circa 1980s), intending, hopefully, for them to be handed on...
On November 10th, 2019, Nicholas Baret Horvath wed Krystin Annelle Rodriquez in the garden of Agave Estates in Katy, Texas. Many Aramco friends from around the world were in attendance, making it an exceptional Aramco reunion.
Aramco annuitants Kim and Dave Shaner announce the arrival of their seventh grandchild, Archer Dearborne Shaner, born April 16, 2020, weighing 7lb. 3oz. and measuring 20 inches long.
Congratulations to Rob Neff (DH class of 2000) who recently graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing with an MSN (masters) degree this May 2020.
It’s been 8 years of writing, rewriting, recording interviews, transcribing interviews, throwing out thousands of words and finally publishing, however, I am happy to announce that Life in the Camel Lane: Embrace the Adventure is finally launching.
Elise Kellett submitted a photo of a rock she's had in her possession for many years, collected from the desert near Dhahran. Out of curiosity, she is hoping someone can identify the type of rock.
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2020, demonstrating financial and operational strength despite a challenging macro environment and lower energy demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
To this day, Bathan’s name is well-known, and his reputation as a water well digger is legendary throughout the Bedouin migration routes and grazing areas of Saudi Arabia. People depended on his wells to survive.
Naushad Shah was just four years old when he left Saudi Arabia with his family in 1978 upon the death of his father, Aramcon Yousaf Shah. However, tales of his dad’s fearsome batting on company cricket fields...