Arabian Honey: The Best of the Best

Arabian Honey: The Best of the Best

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Bees and the honey they gather are among nature’s greatest wonders. Take away bees and the role they play in pollination and much of agriculture as we know it would be devastated. Take away bees and the honey...

Taif Emerges as Top Local Tourist Destination in Saudi Arabia

Taif Emerges as Top Local Tourist Destination in Saudi Arabia

BY Arab News / /

Taif governorate has gained the lion’s share of the Kingdom’s domestic tourism volume, crowning it as the city of roses and the best Saudi summer city, due to its mild climate during summer and natural landscapes especially in the Al-Shifa and Al-Hada areas.

Walking the Plank in Old Jubail

Walking the Plank in Old Jubail

BY Tim Barger / /

Who can forget those fantastic dhow trips out to the islands? I particularly remember the ones I went on before they turned Jubail into a super-port - when was that? Somewhere before 1980, I would guess. Back then, Jubail was just a little fishing port and the dock for the fishing dhows was quite tiny and set behind a group of old custom buildings.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 26, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 26, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

When picturing the Middle Eastern and Muslim worlds, it can be difficult to see beyond news images covering politics and crises. And yet, every day—literally—dedicated photojournalists, eager to tell the whole story of those lands, are doing just that on Instagram.

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BY Tim Barger / /

Doug Strader was a lanky sixth grader who lived on the next block. Our families were close friends, so even though I was a fourth grader— if there weren’t any of his peers around— he’d mentor me on the finer points of sophisticated behavior.

Saudi Aramco and Air Products Inaugurate Saudi Arabia’s First Hydrogen Fueling Station

Saudi Aramco and Air Products Inaugurate Saudi Arabia’s First Hydrogen Fueling Station

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and Air Products (NYSE:APD) today inaugurated the first hydrogen fueling station in Saudi Arabia at Air Products’ new Technology Center in the Dhahran Techno Valley Science Park. The pilot station will fuel an initial fleet of six Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicles with high-purity compressed hydrogen.

Willard's World - 5

Willard's World - 5

BY Tim Barger / /

Deflating the tires of a Dodge Power Wagon for driving through soft sand. Painted cherry red, this crew cab wagon was, even then, rare in Aramco’s fleet. In today’s most complimentary sense of the word … it’s one cherry ride.

What is the ‘Future of Work’ in the Oil and Gas Industry?

What is the ‘Future of Work’ in the Oil and Gas Industry?

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The “Future of Work” is a topic on the minds of many leaders globally. What does this future hold? For many, it represents a threat — outsourcing, uncontrolled artificial intelligence (AI), and robots taking human jobs.

Aramco Trading Company Opens Fujairah Office in UAE

Aramco Trading Company Opens Fujairah Office in UAE

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Trading Co. (ATC), which expects to see its oil trading volume rise to 6 million barrels per day (bpd) by next year, has opened its second international office in Fujairah with the firm’s chairman and senior vice president of Downstream with Saudi Aramco, Abdulaziz M. Al-Judaimi, and ATC president and CEO Ibrahim Q. Al-Buainain in attendance.

Coffea Arabica: Cultivating the Coffee Culture

Coffea Arabica: Cultivating the Coffee Culture

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Since it was first introduced to the Arabian Peninsula from Abyssinia in the fifteenth century, coffee and the rituals surrounding its enjoyment have been important components of daily life there and all across the Middle East.

‘Biggest Loser Contest’ D&WO Health Awareness Campaign

‘Biggest Loser Contest’ D&WO Health Awareness Campaign

BY The Arabian Sun / /

As we hustle through daily life, pursuing our goals and ambitions, our health seldom comes up in the priority list. But if we really think about it, health should be our top priority in our daily to-do list.