Saudi Aramco Former Employees Reunion in Hyderabad, India

Saudi Aramco Former Employees Reunion in Hyderabad, India

BY Dr. Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

The Saudi Aramco Ex-Employee Association (SAEEA) in Hyderabad, India organized its annual meeting on 23rd February, 2020 from 14:00 to 17:00 hours at Abul Kalam Azad Memorial and Research Oriental Institute Hall at Public Garden in Nampally, Hyderabad.

Aramcons on the Move in Al-Ula

Aramcons on the Move in Al-Ula

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A group of 76 Aramcons recently flew to Al-Ula, one of the Kingdom’s undiscovered wonders, for a weekend packed with activity and adventure. Fifty-five Aramcons participated in the second annual EcoTrail Race, which took them past dramatic landscapes, rock formations, canyons, and deep into desert valleys.

Authentic Whirling Dervishes: Part 10 of Distant Arabia

Authentic Whirling Dervishes: Part 10 of Distant Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

Filmed by Aramco Brat and Aramcon Doug Webb at the ancient Sufi school in Aleppo, Syria during a visit in the mid-80s, this video is a crowd-pleaser. The dervishes dance to a drum accompaniment that is centuries old.

Saudi Aramco sponsors first International Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Conference (iCCUS) in Riyadh

Saudi Aramco sponsors first International Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Conference (iCCUS) in Riyadh

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco is sponsoring the first international Carbon capture, utilization, and storage conference (iCCUS), held under the patronage of HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Saudi Minister of Energy, and HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Bahraini Minister of Oil, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh (February 25-26).

Saudi Aramco Announces Regulatory Approval of the Development of Jafurah Gas Field

Saudi Aramco Announces Regulatory Approval of the Development of Jafurah Gas Field

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today announces regulatory approval of the development of the Jafurah unconventional gas field in the Eastern Province, the largest non-associated gas field in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to date. The field development plan is subject to the Company’s usual governance process.

NED69ers Mini Reunion – February 14, 2020

NED69ers Mini Reunion – February 14, 2020

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

NED69ers are spread all over the globe with relatives still in Karachi and other parts of Pakistan. Recently, Engr. Khalid Iqbal, mechanical engineer, came from Virginia, United States, to visit his family in Karachi and Islamabad.

Tales of the Bedouin - Part II

Tales of the Bedouin - Part II

BY Mark Lowey / /

For centuries, Saudi Bedouins have passed down their rich oral and poetic storytelling traditions. Their elders have recounted and embellished vivid tales of bravery, skill, and family values, often over a glowing campfire...

Out in the Blue: Part 9 of Distant Arabia

Out in the Blue: Part 9 of Distant Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

In this clip excerpted with permission from the documentary The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power based on the book of the same name by Daniel Yergin, the story of Tom Barger’s first journey to Saudi Arabia is related through his movies and letters.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 19, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 19, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Members of the Jacir family, friends and local dignitaries posed for this photo in 1911 during a Jacir family wedding at the home of al Mukhtar Yusuf Jacir, built in the late 1880s along the Jerusalem-Hebron road.

Saudi Arabia and US Reenact Roosevelt Meeting with King Abdul Aziz

Saudi Arabia and US Reenact Roosevelt Meeting with King Abdul Aziz

BY Arab News / /

The US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia John Abizaid made an address in Jeddah on Sunday at a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the meeting between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and King Abdul Aziz on board the USS Quincy in 1945.

Saudi Caviar is being Produced in Dammam

Saudi Caviar is being Produced in Dammam

BY Catherine Enfield / /

One does not expect to see a label on their tin of caviar stating, “Product of Saudi Arabia”. After all, the sturgeon that produce caviar are found in countries that have plenty of cool, fresh water - something that is not found in large quantities in Saudi Arabia.

Gymkhana in Saudi Arabia: Part 8 of Distant Arabia

Gymkhana in Saudi Arabia: Part 8 of Distant Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

Filmed by Aramcon Dean Cantrell in the mid-60s this clip opens with a mare and her filly. At 0:20 riders from the Hobby Farm pass in a 4th of July parade. At 0:26 is Sher Lyn Cruise, followed by Lynn Martin, Patricia Dixon...

Taha Ahmed Khan Weds Samia Siddiqui

Taha Ahmed Khan Weds Samia Siddiqui

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

With the idea of Sharia Wedding, Engr. Taha Ahmed Khan got Nikkahfied with Samia Siddiqui in a simple way on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Al-Moosa Banquet, Gulshan-e-Iqbal in Karachi, Pakistan.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 5, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 5, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Thomas Edward Lawrence, at left, also known as Lawrence of Arabia, came to London shortly after the film's opening, and he posed with American broadcaster Lowell Thomas, right, as part of a photo session with Thomas’s cameraman Harry Chase.