Capturing Abqaiq’s Beauty by Community Residents

Capturing Abqaiq’s Beauty by Community Residents

BY The Arabian Sun / /

To promote community spirit and creativity through art in Abqaiq, the Abqaiq Residential and Recreation Services Division (ARRSD) encouraged community residents to show their photography talent by sharing photos of landmarks in and around the community. An array of bright and colorful photos were received, each highlighting Abqaiq.

Saudi Aramco Third-quarter 2020 Interim Report

Saudi Aramco Third-quarter 2020 Interim Report

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

For the three-month and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2020. The third quarter of 2020 saw early signs of a recovery in global energy markets as some governments across the world eased COVID-19 related restrictions, providing stimulus for improved economic activity.

Aramco Announces Third Quarter 2020 Results

Aramco Announces Third Quarter 2020 Results

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2020. These results highlight the Company’s financial and operational strength, despite market volatility and the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 28, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 28, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Hisssstory vexes me. The very sound of it sizzles on my serpent tongue, tasting of lies and hypocrisy. Do not speak to me of apples and Eve, or of mad Medusa whose gaze turned onlookers to stone. Why should I not be angry? I am despised as a primal, unhuman creature living without arms or legs, eyelids or eardrums.

Fall Migration 2020: Catch the Action at Al Ahsa’s Birdwatching Hotspots

Fall Migration 2020: Catch the Action at Al Ahsa’s Birdwatching Hotspots

BY Gregory Askew / /

With COVID-19 still limiting travel, migratory birds tease us with the purest symbol of what’s been curtailed for so many of us—the freedom of movement. Yet one unexpected gift of the pandemic-era lockdowns has been a renewed awareness of the wonders of the natural world around us.

First Happy Birthday of Baby Ayra Bilal Khan

First Happy Birthday of Baby Ayra Bilal Khan

BY Zoya Imran / /

Ayra Bilal Khan, daughter of Bilal Ahmed Khan, turned one, on 12th October 2020. Her first birthday was celebrated on 10th October because of the weekend. Bilal is the nephew of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan (SAEEA VP) and the oldest of his 4 siblings.

Aramco Employs Kingdom’s First Case of ‘Green Concrete’

Aramco Employs Kingdom’s First Case of ‘Green Concrete’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The drive to reduce, reuse, and recycle can be found throughout our operations, including project management. In line with Aramco’s directive toward promoting a circular economy, improving sustainability, and lowering our carbon footprint...

Dawmat Al Jandal a Rich and Ancient Oasis with a Mystery

Dawmat Al Jandal a Rich and Ancient Oasis with a Mystery

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dawmat al Jandal, an oasis on the northern edge of the Great Nafud Desert, has long served as an important trading hub and station for caravans, linking Arabia with the ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia and the Levant, going as far back perhaps as to the 11th century B.C.E.

Aramcon the First Saudi Woman Cycling Champ

Aramcon the First Saudi Woman Cycling Champ

BY The Arabian Sun / /

After years of hard work and dedication to the sport, Ahlam Al-Zaid, an Aramco business systems analyst, earned the gold medal at the first Saudi women cycling championship this past August.

Dhahran Dining Hall Gets Facelift

Dhahran Dining Hall Gets Facelift

BY The Arabian Sun / /

As part of the Aramco’s ongoing efforts to enhance customer experience and facility upgrade, the Dhahran Dining Hall recently received a “state-of-the-art” interior refurbishment to provide a new look and articulated ambiance together with new varieties of services.

The Great Hubby Bubbly Quest

The Great Hubby Bubbly Quest

BY Brid Beeler / /

Since my gasping, near-death introduction to smoking a hubbly bubbly in Jeddah on my first camping trip in Kingdom in 1989, I had been on a mission to purchase one of these pipes - not to smoke, but for what they represented...

Groundbreaking Research Earns Company Global Recognition and Awards

Groundbreaking Research Earns Company Global Recognition and Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

When you are in the leadership game, resting on your laurels is not an option. Such is the case for Aramco’s Upstream research arm, the EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC), which keeps marching forward even during these unprecedented times.

Launching the Green Communities Initiative and 2020 Flower Season

Launching the Green Communities Initiative and 2020 Flower Season

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Surrounded by the delightful sights and sounds of the Dhahran Nursery, Aramco’s president and CEO Amin Nasser launched two programs on Friday, October 16: Community Services’ Green Communities initiative and the 2020 Flower Season.

Brilliant, Positive, and Funny: Remembering Cliff Peterson

Brilliant, Positive, and Funny: Remembering Cliff Peterson

BY Gregory Askew / /

I was deeply saddened at news today of the death of Cliff Peterson back in April due to complications from advanced Parkinson’s Disease. I never met Cliff in person, but he became an important online friend during my first year in Saudi—the loneliest year when I was away from my family and often out left exploring by myself.

Memories of Technical Exchange Meeting

Memories of Technical Exchange Meeting

BY Dr. Mohammed Ifteqaruddin / /

"Beautiful memories tell our story and wrap themselves in ribbons of the heart" ~Flavia Cacace. December 27, 2003 was an important and special day for me as post-lunch I had to deliver a forty-minute presentation at the 2003 Inspection Technical Exchange Meeting which took place at the Dammam Aramco Office Auditorium.

The Edge of the World - A View Unlike Any Other

The Edge of the World - A View Unlike Any Other

BY The Arabian Sun / /

About an hour’s drive from Riyadh begins an off-road route of the same duration. The path is marked, but it is not the classic sandy desert. And as the car begins to vibrate and the wheels struggle to navigate the rocky rubble...

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 14, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 14, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Amid the four dozen tile and ceramic murals representing the provinces of Spain in Seville’s Plaza de España, these painted tiles from Ciudad Real show Don Quixote, in armor as the noble knight he fancied himself to be, preparing to battle windmills together with his squire Sancho Panza.

A Recognition for the Aramco Family: Nasser Named Energy Executive of the Year 2020

A Recognition for the Aramco Family: Nasser Named Energy Executive of the Year 2020

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser has been named Energy Intelligence’s Energy Executive of the Year for 2020 by a selection committee of global energy industry executives. He received the peer-selected award and delivered a speech at the inaugural Energy Intelligence Forum 2020, which is being held virtually Oct. 13-15.