H.E. Aali M. Al Zahrani has bid a fond farewell to an Aramco career that spanned over three decades to take up the newly created government position of First Governor of the Kingdom’s High Commission for Safety and Industrial Security.
Aramco, TotalEnergies, and SABIC Complete Region’s First Processing of Oil From Plastic Waste at Scale
Aramco, TotalEnergies, and SABIC have for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa successfully converted oil derived from plastic waste into ISCC+ certified circular polymers. The plastic pyrolysis oil, also called plastic waste derived oil (PDO), was processed at the SATORP refinery jointly owned by Aramco and TotalEnergies, in Jubail.
Aramco’s Management and Professional Development Department’s (M&PDD) Executive Speaker Series recently hosted management guru professor David Ulrich at Ithra. Described as the “father of modern HR” and “HR thought leader of the decade,” Ulrich presented to a total of more than 850 employees over three separate sessions.
The Arabian Sun spent the day with Mohammed S. Alduhaimi, an engineer in the Oil Supply Planning and Scheduling’s (OSPAS) Refined Products Division (RPD), to understand more about their mission to deliver energy optimally and reliably. Every morning before starting work at 6:30 a.m., Mohammed S. Alduhaimi goes to the gym.
From the July 12, 2006 edition of The Arabian Sun. The gap between oil demand and supply is so tight that a disruption in supply could send global economies reeling. Under these circumstances, it is critical that industry piping, plants, and refineries stay in top operating condition.
From the July 11, 1956 edition of the Sun and Flare. Thomas Joseph Druge arrived July 7 at the Dhahran Health Center South weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces. He is the one-thousandth baby born to Senior Staff families in the Field since 1940.
From the July 13, 1966 edition of the Sun and Flare. Mrs. Ruth Sheldon Knowles, author, lecturer, petroleum specialist, and war correspondent, arrived in Dhahran for a four-day stop-over on a round-the-world trip. She is on an assignment for the "Reader's Digest" making a study of the world hunger problem.
In this piece, recent college graduates Mark Lowey and Jim Sides venture to Saudi Arabia to work in Aramco’s vast Ghawar oil field, where on one eventful day they find themselves aboard an Aramco helicopter flying over Bedouin encampments.
This article was originally published in 2003. We're curious to know what has changed over the past 20 years. Please share your insight by leaving a comment in the comments section. Do you spend whole days in the house? Do you feel cabin fever taking hold? Then take a day trip out around Dhahran – you may be surprised at what you find.
Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser delivered a powerful keynote speech about Asia’s Energy Future at a major three-day Energy Asia Conference held recently in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.
Eid-ul-Adha, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, is one of the most important religious holidays celebrated by Muslims worldwide. It commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to ALLAH’s command. However, at the last moment, ALLAH provided a lamb to be sacrificed instead. This event is mentioned in the Holy Quran, the holy book of Islam.
AramcoWorld, 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.
Aramco Appointed as a Strategic Partner for Gamers Without Borders and Gamers8 The Land of Heroes Festival
The Saudi Electronic Sports Federation and Aramco announced a strategic partnership to sponsor the “Gamers without Borders” (GWB) events and the “Gamers8: The Land of Heroes” festival for 2023, after the successful partnership for previous editions.
A 250-ton crude stabilizer column was safely and successfully installed recently at Aramco’s Abu Ali plant as part of a 500,000 barrel of oil per day (bpd) new Central Processing Facility. The 50-meter high column is designed to process 300,000 (bpd) of Arabian Light Crude oil.
As part of the In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) program, the team from Aramco Europe has been working hard to scout and expand the supply chain program among European manufacturers, engineering companies, and contractors.
Since 2012 Hatem Belyamani, Moroccan native and New York resident, has focaused his nonprofit, Remix-Culture, on digital sampling and remixing tools that draw from traditional music around the world.
The summer of 2018 was an incredibly joyous few months with my parents in Dhahran. One of the highlights of that summer was our trip to Dubai in the UAE. Although we had been there before, this trip was signified by our stay at the Atlantis Hotel...
Do you recall DOG TRACKS, the magazine published by the Dhahran Outing Group with editor Larry Gomoll at the helm? We've unearthed the November 1988 edition, a whopping 58 pages of travel-related content selected exclusively for the reading pleasure of DOGS members.
A team of six Dhahran high school students took the checkered flag to win the first Saudi Arabian F1® in Schools National Finals at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), winning one of three places to represent their nation at the Aramco-sponsored F1® in Schools World Finals in Singapore in September.
From the July 4, 1962 edition of the Sun and Flare. A new passport procedure for Aramco foreign employees and visitors of Aramco became effective with the opening July 1 of the new terminal building at Dhahran International Airport.