“Leadership, sustainability, and technology. These three elements make up the very foundation of any organization in terms of delivering on its Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) commitments,” said Ghassan G. Abulfaraj, chief Loss Prevention engineer, in his keynote address at the recent International Conference and Exhibition on Health, Safety and Environment in Oman.
The artificial algae tree, known as the “Climatree,” is a state-of-the-art direct air carbon capturing microalgae photobioreactor, integrated with a patented carbon dioxide (CO2) scrubber, that has been designed by Aramco in collaboration with Greengroves Environmental Services Saudi Arabia.
The 2023 AramcoBrat Reunion will be held June 8, 2023 to June 12, 2023 at The Woodlands Resort in Texas! Reserve your rooms NOW! The Woodlands Resort calls itself “an oasis beneath the pines” – how perfect is that? Our Brat Oasis!
Acclaimed cookbook author Salma Hage grew up in the mountains of the Kadisha Valley in Northern Lebanon. Like many cooks, she learned her craft at her mother’s knee, as well as those of other female relatives in her household, where she often took on the role of cook for her eleven siblings.
We’re excited about being together for our Hafla 2022 Cruise Oct. 31-Nov. 5. Come join us! For our Hafla cruisers, it’s just four months until we see each other. Plan to arrive in Miami early to socialize and greet your friends. Some of us have already booked our rooms at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay...
Save the date! The 8th UK Aramcons Reunion will be held June 1st - 4th or 8th -11th, 2023 (dependant on the selected venue), Southampton, Hampshire, UK.
With its headquarters in Dhahran, close to the shores of the Arabian Gulf, the company had its own private beach and yacht club at Half Moon Bay. Entry to the beach was restricted to employees and their families, while membership of the yacht club was dependent upon owning a registered boat.
Not all the news in Aramco’s weekly publications were business. In fact, dependents and their achievements have been part of the company’s long history. Here’s a mix of business and dependent news over the decades.
Aramco and Cognite, a global leader in industrial software, have launched CNTXT, a joint venture based in Saudi Arabia. Headquartered in Riyadh, CNTXT looks to support the Kingdom’s industrial digitalization, and the wider Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region.
Aramco has made its debut in the world’s most definitive brand valuation ranking as the top international oil company (IOC). Aramco is the highest new entrant in this year’s BrandZ ranking and the achievement is all the more remarkable given none of our IOC competitors have featured in the ranking since 2020. It is also the first time a company from the GCC has made the top 20.
On June, 1st 2007, Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan (VP-Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association)-SAEEA by the grace of Allah (S.W.A.T.) was blessed with a granddaughter, Zoya Imran. Throughout the years, Zoya has matured into one fine and competent young lady. She is a student in Generation’s school; in the future, she plans to study business and is currently working hard to achieve that goal.
Rehmat Ul Alameen Welfare Organization (RAWO) was established in April 2013 in a small house in Korangi, under the supervision of Col (R) Javed Majid, assisted by Qari Saifullah. The aim of RAWO is to uplift the poor people economically: raise education standards, support them financially, increase their earning capacity and provide a platform to excel further.
There’s a reason why groups and associations rooted in overcoming challenges are as special as they are: AA, support groups for health conditions, groups centered around shared activities, etc. The bond of shared experiences transcends — or more realistically...
In its 89th year, Aramco is making headlines for its performance among the world’s most valuable publicly listed companies. It is recognized globally as a technology leader, with the Abqaiq oil processing facility, ‘Uthmaniyah gas plant, and Khurais oil complex all having Global Lighthouse status from the World Economic Forum for their use of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies.
It has taken more than three decades, but there is finally a documentary of the 1991 first Gulf war that provides an intense look at the emotional and mental cost of that conflict. “Memories from the North,” which won the Best Short Documentary award at the recent Saudi Film Festival at Ithra, was produced, directed and written by Abdulmohsen Al-Mutairi, a gifted storyteller and Arabic-language journalist.
I lived in the temporary house on 16th Street for about eighteen months until I eventually accrued sufficient housing points to bid on some permanent housing. Although I had enjoyed my time in the temporary house and made some good friends, I wanted my wife to visit me occasionally and this would not be possible until I found permanent accommodation.
Here are some interesting headlines over the past 70 years at Aramco. Twenty-two vessels unloaded 40,000 tons of cargo at Dammam port last May. Both the tonnage and the number of ships broke all previous records. Already, new records are being made. On June 7, 13 ships were offloading or waiting to off load. A year ago, 13 freighters was the record for the month.
Aramco’s South Ghawar Producing Department (SGPD) recently won the gold award in two categories at the Green World Awards ceremony, with a first place in “Industry/Energy Management” for SGPD’s Energy Management Program (EnMP), and for “Carbon Reduction” for the zero flaring invention to boost production from low-pressure oil wells and revival of dead wells.
The progress meeting of the Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) was held on June 04, 2022 at Faran Club, Karachi, Pakistan. It has been decided to increase the SAEEA annual subscription, effective July 1, 2022, from Rs.3000 to Rs.4000.
The 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.