A total of 375 volunteers from Aramco and the local community have cleared 1,600 kilograms of plastic and other trash in al-Hasa as part of a Cleanup Day Campaign to mark Saudi Environment Week 2023.
From the May 29, 1985 edition of The Arabian Sun. From 'Udhailiyah to Ras Tanura, Aramcons of all ages turned out May 11-17 for the company's first quad-area Water Conservation Week. Many watched or participated in specifically organized soccer, racquetball, softball, or golf tournaments.
Talal H. Al Marri has been appointed as senior vice president of Saudi Aramco Community Services, effective June 1, 2023. Previous to this, Al Marri served as vice president of Public Affairs since September 2021. As Public Affairs vice president, Al Marri oversaw a diverse portfolio...
Key milestones in Aramco’s 90-year history — from the signing of the oil concession agreement in 1933 to the IPO in 2019 — were discussed by a group of young employees at Ithra. The event was the latest from the Young Leaders Advisory Board (YLAB)...
From the May 23, 1990 edition of The Arabian Sun. "School's out! School's out! What will I do, Mom?” Stateside moms despair to hear that question. Not so here. The problem for most Aramco schoolchildren during intersession was not boredom at what to choose from the array of activities offered by the schools in all areas.
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From her home in Muscat, capital of Oman, Safiya Ahmad Al Lawati is using peach-colored thread to embroider a cap known in Omani Arabic as a kummah. Pushing her needle through the thick white calico, she works the thread around one of the cap’s dozens of small eyelets that aide ventilation in a hot climate.
I grew up in Kuwait. Oil had been discovered in the Burgan oil field in February 1938, and in the following years, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) (now a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Company) started recruiting British and Commonwealth workers.
Aramco has appointed Nasir K. Al-Naimi as president of its Upstream business, and Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani as president of its Downstream business, both reporting along with Aramco’s executive vice presidents to the company’s president and CEO.
Tennis and bowling enthusiast Rey Mercado is retiring on May 31 after a happy and fulfilling 30-year career at Aramco. Mercado arrived in 1992 from the Philippines as a fresh-faced 29-year old with a degree in accounting. “I came to Saudi Arabia prepared with a heart full of dreams, hopes, and determinations, especially for my family,” Mercado said.
After nearly eight decades, the US Consulate in Dhahran is moving from its well-known spot near the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals to another state-of-the-art compound a short drive away. The new location is on the corner of Salah Addin Al-Ayoubi Road and Abu l’baba Al-Aslami Street, just off King Saud bin Abdulaziz Road.
From the May 21, 1975 edition of The Arabian Sun. That's 920 tons of cargo the M/S Lady Sophie is getting ready to offload at the Ras Tanura West Pier. The column nearest the ramp weighs 500 tons, is 26 feet in diameter, and 110 feet long. The smaller column weighs 420 tons, is 20 feet in diameter, and 140 feet long.
As per announcement made in the Urdu Siasat Daily Newspaper the Saudi Aramco ex-employees Association (SAEEA) members, Hyderabad, India have gathered at the residence of employee Shaik Khan Mohammed on May 14, 2023, 14:00 hours, Sunday.
NED69ers are spread all over the globe with most relatives in Karachi and other parts of Pakistan. Recently, Engr. Naheed Ghazanfar (Civil) came to visit his family in Karachi for a special occasion. Engr. Cdr. ® Najam Ul Hasnain took the initiative and arranged a get-together lunch at DHA Club on May 20, 2023 in Karachi.
On May 9, SLB announced the opening of a new 3,700 m2 full-cycle drill manufacturing plant in Dammam as part of the company’s commitment to Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) program. Since 2019, the oil field service company, formerly known as Schlumberger...
Guided by our policies and standards, Aramco’s Biodiversity Protection Area (BPA) program directly contributes toward this year’s theme of “Build Back Biodiversity.” Our BPA program recognizes the exceptional biodiversity value of the Kingdom and currently affords protection to 12 BPAs covering an area of approximately 985 km2.
Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association (SAEEA) celebrated its 25th Reunion and Eid Milan on May 07, 2023 at Tandoor Restaurant, Karachi. A total of 89 persons attended the function (52 male, 32 female and 5 children). Shakeel Ur Rahman and Saleema Kamal became SAEEA's newest members.
Retired Aramcon Andrew J. Guinosso wrote Rules of the Road for Men offering some "common-sense rules of the road that will serve most men well in these tumultuous times regardless of education, pay grade or previous life experience."
Fifty-five years after its inception, the Kingdom’s stratigraphic lexicon is getting a makeover. Aramco’s Exploration admin area recently presented an updated stratigraphic lexicon to management, and more than 400 professionals and officially launched a new Lexicon Interface.
In March of this year, the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) elected Qiwei Wang as a Fellow for his distinguished contributions in technology development and significant role in knowledge dissemination. The AMPP, with more than 40,000 members from over 130 countries, represents the global community of the protection of assets and the performance of industrial and natural materials.