7th UKaramcons Reunion: They Came From Far and Near

7th UKaramcons Reunion: They Came From Far and Near

BY Veronica Anderson / /

They came from far--Portugal, France, Cyprus, Manchester, Orkney, Ireland--and near--Wales, Bristol, Chippenham--to the 7th Ukaramcons reunion in Bristol, September 21-23, 2018.  ‘They’ are retirees of many years ready to catch up with old friends, make new friends, reminisce...

Are You Looking for a Taste of Home?

Are You Looking for a Taste of Home?

BY Lisa M. Jacobs / /

Are you looking for a taste of home? Would you like to support an Aramco Brat-run charity helping animals and children in Palestine? Well, you’re in luck! It’s olive harvest season at Daily Hugz! Last year we quickly ran out of our amazing, delicious, green olive oil.

Saudi Aramco, BAPCO Meet Bahrain’s Growing Energy Demand

Saudi Aramco, BAPCO Meet Bahrain’s Growing Energy Demand

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) today announced the successful commissioning of AB-4 pipeline, a new phase of the strategic Saudi Aramco-Bahrain crude oil pipeline to meet the Kingdom of Bahrain’s growing energy demand.

The AC Men

The AC Men

BY Tim Barger / /

Until 1953 it was legal for Americans to drink alcohol within their compounds. HM King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud granted this privilege to the oilmen in appreciation of their heroic efforts to extinguish the runaway oil fire at Dammam #12 in the summer of 1939.

Dimensions International Fall 2018

Dimensions International Fall 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Samples of date seeds in different stages, which have been used to produce ARC Plug as per EXPEC ARC's defined specifications, to be used as a loss circulation material.

Saudi Aramco and Total Launch Engineering Studies To Build Giant Petrochemical Complex

Saudi Aramco and Total Launch Engineering Studies To Build Giant Petrochemical Complex

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Amin H. Nasser, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Aramco and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Total, signed today in Dhahran the joint development agreement for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of a giant petrochemical complex in Jubail, on Saudi Arabia’s eastern coast.

Study Shows Record Low Carbon Intensity of Saudi Crude Oil

Study Shows Record Low Carbon Intensity of Saudi Crude Oil

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In one of the most comprehensive oil field carbon intensity (CI) studies ever published, a global team led by Stanford University has calculated the CI of the world’s active oil fields — with significant results for Saudi Arabia. CI is a measure of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with producing crude oil, from the well to the refinery gate.

Aramco Asia-Japan, Miraikan Sign Agreement to Promote Science and Technology

Aramco Asia-Japan, Miraikan Sign Agreement to Promote Science and Technology

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Asia-Japan (AAJ) recently signed an agreement with The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation to contribute to the efforts of disseminating knowledge while enhancing the public interest and understanding of science and technology among local residents.

Kelleks: The Inflatable Rafts of Yesteryear

Kelleks: The Inflatable Rafts of Yesteryear

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The creativity and inventiveness of the early civilizations of the Middle East continue to astonish us moderns. Faced with major obstacles to overcome, Sumerians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Arabs, et. al. time and again successfully devised solutions using available materials and know-how.

Thank You from the 2018 Austin Hafla Co-hosts

Thank You from the 2018 Austin Hafla Co-hosts

BY Aramco ExPats / /

As co-hosts of the 31st Saudi Aramco Annuitants’ Reunion held last month in Texas, we extend our thanks to the 412 members of our Aramco family who attended the reunion.  In particular, we would like to thank the following people who, as members of the Hafla Committee, coordinated various reunion activities:

Transforming the Saudi Economy: The First Two Years and Beyond

Transforming the Saudi Economy: The First Two Years and Beyond

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dhahran — This year, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrates its 88th National Day. Over the course of almost nine decades, the Kingdom has experienced incredible developments in its economy, which has evolved dramatically — from one based largely on traditional local caravan trade commerce to one with both national and international reach.

Saudi National Day: An Outpouring of Pride and Prosperity

Saudi National Day: An Outpouring of Pride and Prosperity

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A collective feeling of national pride engulfed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this week as the nation rose in unison to celebrate its 88th National Day. This was no spontaneous outpouring of joy but rather a profound communal recognition of the Kingdom’s prolific achievements to date. Extraordinary firework displays lit the skies as a fusillade of colors and patterns burst out for onlookers to marvel over.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 3, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 3, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The answer is leading me down State Street, the main drag of Santa Barbara, her hometown and business base an hour-and-a-half’s drive north of Los Angeles. From here, for nearly three decades, Dawn Elder has promoted and mentored musicians, recorded albums, arranged collaborations and organized concerts that have opened American ears to new music from the Arab world and beyond and brought fruitful exchanges among popular, creative performers from dozens of countries.

Aramco Professional Takes the Helm of SPE

Aramco Professional Takes the Helm of SPE

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco made a strong showing at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, as Sami A. Alnuaim was named president of the international organization for 2019, four Aramco researchers received distinguished awards, and company staff contributed to about 20 scientific papers and panels.

Aramco Asia, China University of Petroleum Ink Deal to Further Strategic Collaboration

Aramco Asia, China University of Petroleum Ink Deal to Further Strategic Collaboration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China University of Petroleum in Beijing (CUPB) to enhance their partnership and closer collaboration. The MoU is intended to explore added value opportunities for joint research in the field of research and technology, education, social outreach, and community service betterment for mutual benefit.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - September 2018

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - September 2018

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.

Isra Arif Weds Saad Ahmed

Isra Arif Weds Saad Ahmed

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

On the 8th of December 2017, a group of Saudi Aramcons (current and retired) gathered in Karachi, Pakistan to celebrate the wedding ceremony of Isra Arif, daughter of Arif Qamar #74444. Arif Qamar took an early retirement from his role as Sr. Planner, Southern Area Community Services Department in May 2010.