Photo Trip to Dammam and Al-Khobar

Photo Trip to Dammam and Al-Khobar

BY Aramco ExPats / /

With so many things to do at the just-completed reunion in Dhahran, it would have helped if I had been able to clone myself in order to take everything in. Trying to decide which options to choose was perhaps the most difficult task...

International Fair hosted by Dhahran Hills School Attracts more than 3,000 Visitors

International Fair hosted by Dhahran Hills School Attracts more than 3,000 Visitors

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dhahran Hills School launched its first International Day fair to celebrate the diversity of the student body, drawing more than 3,000 visitors. Each of “51 nations” that participated in the fair showcased its characteristic, uniqueness, and culture through food, costumes, posters, artifacts, languages, games, dance, art, and decorations on Feb. 27.

Saudi Aramco Further Enhances Investment Opportunities for the Kingdom’s Economic Development in Al-Hasa Investment Forum 2019

Saudi Aramco Further Enhances Investment Opportunities for the Kingdom’s Economic Development in Al-Hasa Investment Forum 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s participation paves the way for domestic and international investors to enhance national economy diversification programs. Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser highlights Saudi Aramco’s sustainable programs for the enhancement of the Kingdom’s economic development and diversification, and noted its pivotal role in enhancing domestic energy industries and their supporting services.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 20, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 20, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In an orange house along one of the sloped lanes of Bo-Kaap, Cape Town’s Muslim neighborhood, 92-year-old Abdiyah Da Costa deftly climbs the stairs to the second floor to what essentially has become a personal museum.

Saudi Aramco Shows Innovation and Technology Leadership at Houston Energy Summit

Saudi Aramco Shows Innovation and Technology Leadership at Houston Energy Summit

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s leading role in energy innovation was on full display at CERAWeek 2019 in Houston as the company’s technology strategists and researchers discussed their latest solutions and spoke about the path forward for new technologies to drive sustainability in the industry.

Clark Randall's Big Break

Clark Randall's Big Break

BY Tim Barger / /

I’ll call him Clark Randall. At 18, he volunteered for the Army. In early 1945, he went through basic training and was sent to Ft. Ord in Monterey to be trained as a diesel mechanic. He barely finished his training before the war ended and he was mustered out.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - March 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - March 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.

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.