This Annual Report covers financial and operational aspects of Aramco from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, and is issued in both Arabic and English. The print version is identical to its PDF counterpart, which is available at aramco.com.
On the afternoon that was to change his life, in the spring of 1952, Amara bin Thuqub recalls sitting cross-legged by the fire outside the reed house he shared with his family in the village of Rufaiya. His friend Sabaiti sat with him, and they sipped thick, rust-colored tea sweetened by plump, glutinous dates.
The first half of 1956 is full of interesting developments for Aramco. Notable visitors to Dhahran include King Saud, who is feted at a 600-guest dinner, Steve Bechtel, president of the Bechtel Corporation, top officials from the Aramco’s owner companies...
No one knows for certain when the use of children's Ramadan lanterns began, but it is a very old Egyptian tradition. Indeed, lanterns and lamps of various kinds, of many hues and degrees of brightness, and even both real and imaginary, have always been special to Egypt.
Over the past 20 years, we strongly invested in innovation as part of our corporate culture to ensure our operations’ long-term sustainability and efficiency. As a result, our patent portfolio has continued to expand.
Aramco, Hyundai Motor Group, and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), have agreed to jointly research and develop an advanced fuel for an ultra lean-burn, spark-ignition engine that aims to lower the overall carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of a vehicle.
I took the 'then' photo of Al Khobar in 1955 while working as a PR photographer for Aramco. The 'now' photo is of my grandson, Sam Field, taken in 2020.
NED69ers gathered once again for a mini-reunion on March 21, 2022. Abdul Majid Adam hosted a dinner at Services Mess, Karachi, in honour of all NED69ers who were available in Karachi as well as a few other friends.
I find it refreshing that photography is becoming an accepted part of modern Saudi society. The first “Jeddah Photo 2022” exhibition at Athr Gallery (organized by the Saudi Art Council and supported by the Ministry of Culture’s Museums Commission) will showcase a variety of images by Saudi and international photographers, including experimental work and contemporary photos.
Aramco on Thursday, March 10, said it would help develop a major integrated refinery and petrochemical complex in Northeast China. Huajin Aramco Petrochemical Company (HAPCO), a joint venture between Aramco, North Huajin Chemical Industries Group Corporation and Panjin Xincheng Industrial Group, will develop the liquids to chemicals complex.
Aramco today announced its full-year 2021 financial results, reporting that net income more than doubled year-on-year to $110.0 billion. Aramco declared a fourth quarter dividend of $18.8 billion, to be paid in the first quarter of 2022.
Kim and Dave Shaner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 24th. They were married in Vietnam in 1972. The couple lived in RasTanura, Abqaiq and Udhailiyah from 1978 to retirement in 2003.
On March 8, Aramco, through its Saudi Aramco Asia Company Limited (SAAC) subsidiary, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) for potential downstream collaboration in China.
Jabeur celebrates match point against Anett Kontaveit on October 14 during their quarterfinal match of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in California.
A historical adventure novel by Kevin McNeill, an Aramco retiree, and his son, David, an Aramco Brat, is being released in March by Blackstone Publishing. We came to Dhahran in 1991, when I joined the Engineering Department. David and his older brother, Michael, attended Aramco schools in Dhahran until I retired in 2002.
Thank you Dan, and good morning Ladies and Gentlemen. It is such a pleasure to be back at CERA Week after a three year wait. Of course, Covid dominated much of our attention. But, once again, our industry rose to the moment – keeping economies moving, businesses running, and remaining at the heart of everyday lives.
Tarout Island is located approximately 40 km from Dhahran, off the coast of Qatif in the Eastern Province. It is the second largest island in the Arabian Gulf, second only to Bahrain, and one of the oldest sites inhabited by humans in the region.
One Friday morning in the blue-tinted bedroom of our Dhahran duplex we awakened very early. We planned a picnic, not to Half-Moon Bay where everyone went, but to an artesian pool, a small lake north of Qatif, a seacoast town.
After 40 years in the corporate communication and events industry, it is time to retire and enjoy family, friends and continued travels!
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