Wajid Zain

Wajid Zain

BY Tim Barger / /

There was a housewife in Abqaiq in the beginning – 1950 or so. Her husband was one of the best, if not the best, driller that ever operated out of Abqaiq. He was in the desert making Aramco rich and she was in their house newly-built in a patch of desert scraped off flat with a bulldozer.

Sabotage Incident Targeted Saudi Aramco Facility

Sabotage Incident Targeted Saudi Aramco Facility

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco responded to a fire at East West Pipeline Pump station 8 which was caused by a sabotage incident using armed drones which targeted pump stations 8 and 9.

Prosperity Continues to Flow

Prosperity Continues to Flow

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Eighty years ago, on May 1, 1939, Saudi Arabia’s founder King ‘Abd al-’Aziz Al-Sa’ud personally turned the valve that allowed oil to flow into the tanker the D.G Scofield, anchored off Ras Tanura.

Aramco World - May 2019

Aramco World - May 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

Aramco World, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2019

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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - April 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - April 2019

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.

Linda Johnson: Volunteering with a Purpose

Linda Johnson: Volunteering with a Purpose

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The mere mention of the name Casablanca instantly conjures up images in the minds of movie buffs the world over of the 1942 Oscar-winning film set in the Moroccan city during World War II and starring Humphrey Bogart...

Ramadan and Healthy Living

Ramadan and Healthy Living

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Healthy living revolves around eating healthy, exercising, sleeping well, and avoiding stress and addictive harmful habits. The Holy Month of Ramadan is seen by many as the time to start on a road to a healthier and more spiritual way of living.

Aramco Students Volunteer in U.S. Communities

Aramco Students Volunteer in U.S. Communities

BY The Arabian Sun / /

More than 100 students sponsored by Aramco have ventured outside the walls of classrooms this year to work in U.S. communities, volunteering at charities that work to alleviate hunger domestically and overseas by packing and delivering food for people who need it.

Shaybah Airstrip a Logistical Achievement

Shaybah Airstrip a Logistical Achievement

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Forty thousand people, 1,800 bus trips, 333 flights, 296,000 safe construction man-hours, 112,000 sq. meters of rubblized concrete, 400,000 sq. meters of asphalt, 4,000,000 km of heavy-duty truck trips, 125 km of electrical cables, 77 days of construction work, and zero incidents.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 01, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 01, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Founded in the 10th century along the Roman road to Spain and just six kilometers up the river Lez from the Mediterranean Sea, Montpellier had become a flourishing commercial partner with the entire Mediterranean region by the 12th century.

International Collaboration Leads to New Industry Academic Win

International Collaboration Leads to New Industry Academic Win

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In collaboration with the University of Leeds in United Kingdom, Aramco’s Exploration admin area introduces an additional innovative approach to postgraduate development in addition to its regular out-of-Kingdom Advanced Degree Program (ADP).

Aramcons Challenge the Euphrates, Part IV: Into the Kemer Khan

Aramcons Challenge the Euphrates, Part IV: Into the Kemer Khan

BY Aramco ExPats / /

When last we heard from Vicci Turner two installments ago regarding her memories of descending the Upper Euphrates with 10 fellow Aramcons in 1979, they were two days into their adventure and had just entered the stretch of river...

Workers Recognized for Contributions to Dhahran Community

Workers Recognized for Contributions to Dhahran Community

BY The Arabian Sun / /

More than 1,200 contractor workers were recognized last week for their tireless contributions at an event organized by Zadk, a nonprofit institute, with student volunteers from the Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools.

Tequila!

Tequila!

BY Tim Barger / /

The radio just now played the song Tequila by The Champs and carried me back to a much earlier time - 1958. The new Dhahran school had just been built on 3rd Street and I lived on 11th Street which unveiled all kinds of opportunities for an unsupervised lifestyle.