Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Winter 2019

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Winter 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology is published quarterly by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to provide the company’s scientific and engineering communities a forum for the exchange of ideas through the presentation of technical information aimed at advancing knowledge in the hydrocarbon industry.

Come Join Us at Hafla 2020

Come Join Us at Hafla 2020

BY Aramco ExPats / /

See the January 6th list of hotel registrations (listed as the name under which the reservation was made) at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs. When your 2020 Aramco Annuitants Hafla Reunion registration and payment are completed, you become an official attendee. See you in September!

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

BY Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia / /

The Mission advises the American community in Saudi Arabia of the heightened risk of missile and drone attacks. In the past, regional actors hostile to Saudi Arabia have conducted missile and drone attacks against both civilian and military targets inside the Kingdom.

Holiday Season in Dhahran: A Month of Culture, Warmth, and Wonder

Holiday Season in Dhahran: A Month of Culture, Warmth, and Wonder

BY Anushka Bose / /

Christmas season in Dhahran is no ordinary tale — it’s the time of the year the cookie-cutter box homes are carefully decorated with lights, decorations, and wreaths. The vibe of the ExPat town is full of life and energy...

Death in the Afternoon: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

Death in the Afternoon: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

BY Rick Snedeker / /

Tragedy seemed somehow inappropriate in perpetually sunny Dhahran, like the sudden death of a child on a bright, carefree afternoon. Indeed, only rarely did the horsemen of private apocalypse deign to descend on our community.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 8, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 8, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Septimius Severus, who ruled the Roman Empire from 193 to 211 ce, dedicated this triumphal arch in 203 ce at a crossroads in his home city of Leptis Magna, on the coast of modern Libya, where his family ran profitable olive farms.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 26, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 26, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

As we step into 2020 and AramcoWorld enters its own eighth decade, we invite you to look back with us on the last 10 years of AramcoWorld. Not only was it a decade of award-winning stories of cultural connections, it was one that saw us redesigning our print and digital editions, launching our mobile app and video channel, and starting new departments FirstLook and Flavors.

Rahim’s Journey in the Kingdom to End After Two Decades

Rahim’s Journey in the Kingdom to End After Two Decades

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and receiving his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, Zillur Rahim started his Saudi Aramco journey in February 2000, and is now set to retire in January 2020.

Dhahran: the Oasis: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

Dhahran: the Oasis: Vignette from '3,001 Arabian Days'

BY Rick Snedeker / /

Amid East-coast Saudi Arabia’s desolate terrain, Dhahran, barely two or three miles square, stood out, a green exclamation in the endless tan. Even by the early 1950s, Dhahran’s camp forest of imported, multinational trees...

Together, We Make History

Together, We Make History

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Announcing Saudi Aramco’s share trading debut on Saudi Arabia’s national stock exchange, HE Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Chairman of the Saudi Aramco Board of Directors, and Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser, opened a bold new chapter in the company’s long and proud history.

Aramco Acquires 17% of South Korean Hyundai Oilbank

Aramco Acquires 17% of South Korean Hyundai Oilbank

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has completed, through its subsidiary Aramco Overseas Company B.V. (AOC), the acquisition of 17% of Hyundai Oilbank from Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings, for approximately US$1.2 Billion. The completion follows receipt of all necessary regulatory consents and approvals.

“There’s gold in them thar hills!” (Maybe)

“There’s gold in them thar hills!” (Maybe)

BY Aramco ExPats / /

“Well, boys, this sure is some cripple creek.” —Levi Welty. Next year’s Hafla reunion, scheduled for September 2020 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will be held in the shadow of one of the American West’s most famous landmarks, Pikes Peak.