Experts Eye Red Sea as Top Tourist Destination in KSA

Experts Eye Red Sea as Top Tourist Destination in KSA

BY Arab News / /

JEDDAH: The Red Sea Development Co., owned by the Public Investment Fund and responsible for executing the Red Sea Project, has announced the formation of its advisory board, which includes 12 international experts in business, tourism, sustainability and environmental conservation.

Dear Annuitants:  Ahlan wa Sahlan!

Dear Annuitants: Ahlan wa Sahlan!

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

On behalf of your friends from Aramco in the United States, Dhahran and around the world, I welcome you to the 31st biennial Annuitants Reunion-the second one to be held here in Texas. This gathering is special to Saudi Aramco and holds a special place in our company's history.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 19, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 19, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Poised between Gulf waters and Arabian Peninsula sands, the Louvre Abu Dhabi tells us a story of humankind. It hosts a comprehensive synthesis of arts and cultures, which not only imitate each other across eras and continents, but also prove inextricably interwoven.

iRead: Celebrating Literacy

iRead: Celebrating Literacy

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

iRead, a flagship program at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (also known as Ithra), that promotes reading through a competition for young people, celebrated its fifth anniversary this month at an award ceremony for the 2018 winners.

The Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy Holds First Graduation Ceremony

The Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy Holds First Graduation Ceremony

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy (SADA) today held its first graduation for a cohort of 132 students representing 34 drilling and services companies, in response to the oil and gas industry’s rising need for thousands of skilled exploration, drilling and workover talent, and in alignment with Saudi Vision 2030 workforce development aims.

Aramco World - September 2018

Aramco World - September 2018

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.

Saudi Aramco SVP for Upstream Speaks at the Dhahran Techno Valley Event in Dhahran

Saudi Aramco SVP for Upstream Speaks at the Dhahran Techno Valley Event in Dhahran

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Mohammed Y. Al-Qahtani, Saudi Aramco Senior Vice President for Upstream and Chairman of the Dhahran Techno Valley Company (DTVC) Advisory Committee, attended the annual Dhahran Techno Valley (DTV) event today, where he delivered a keynote speech titled: “Taking Dhahran Techno Valley to the Next Level.”

Aramco Asia Supports Mangrove Conservation in Fujian

Aramco Asia Supports Mangrove Conservation in Fujian

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Asia has provided support to the China Mangrove Conservation Network (CMCN) after entering into an agreement in April this year, within the framework of Saudi Aramco’s 2018 donation program.

Roaming to Riyadh

Roaming to Riyadh

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Being an expat in this part of the world gives me the privilege to travel to places I previously could only have dreamed of or read about in travel guidebooks. I have been living in the Eastern Province for more than two years now, and I knew very little about Riyadh, so I recently decided to travel to the Kingdom’s capital and see it for myself over a weekend.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 5, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 5, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The event was the second edition of Saudi Film Days, sponsored by Ithra, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, in collaboration with the Saudi Films Festival. Each screening included a panel discussion with Saudi and us film directors. Here are the highlights.

Saudi Aramco Urges ONS 2018 Attendees to Focus ‘on the Horizon’

Saudi Aramco Urges ONS 2018 Attendees to Focus ‘on the Horizon’

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Speaking on the opening day of the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) 2018 conference, Nasir K. Al-Naimi, vice president of Petroleum Engineering and Development with Saudi Aramco, underlined that the energy industry’s short-term challenges should not come at the expense of long-term goals.

Saudi Aramco Awards BHGE Integrated Services Contract

Saudi Aramco Awards BHGE Integrated Services Contract

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has awarded today the first large-scope integrated services contract for its Marjan oilfield – the first of three major offshore expansions in Saudi Arabia, and the company’s largest upstream development project this year – to Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE). Under the contract’s terms, BHGE will provide drilling services, coiled tubing services and drilling fluids engineering services in Marjan.

Ithra Makes TIME Magazine’s 2018 List of World’s Greatest Places

Ithra Makes TIME Magazine’s 2018 List of World’s Greatest Places

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, was selected for Time magazine’s premier World’s Greatest Places 2018, a compendium of “100 destinations to experience right now.” Featured in the August 24 issue, the list highlights 100 sites spanning six continents and 48 countries, selected across a range of categories and evaluated for quality, originality, innovation, sustainability and influence.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July/August 2018

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July/August 2018

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 - June 2018

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - June 2018

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.

Saudi Aramco Inks Strategic Collaboration with M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University

Saudi Aramco Inks Strategic Collaboration with M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Upstream Technology Company (SAUTC), a Saudi Aramco company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russia’s Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) to promote cooperation in the area of joint research, primarily to explore oil and gas industry innovation with specific focus on upstream technology.

A Trip to Little Known Paradises of Saudi Arabia

A Trip to Little Known Paradises of Saudi Arabia

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Going places and taking in the sights is a good way to break out of your routine, and Saudi Arabia offers no shortage of sightseeing opportunities. Fortunately, Jazan is well placed for employees to be within easy reach of two hill stations in the Kingdom — Al Fayfa and Al Soudah — and earlier this month, Jazan Refinery Complex (JRC) management organized a trip to these hill stations.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 22, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 22, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

With origins as a plain headdress meant to protect from the sun in summer, from cold in winter, and from wind and dust in the desert, the kufiya is traditionally woven in black or red thread in several well-established patterns. Called kufiya (kuh-FEE-uh) mainly in the Levant, it is known by other names in other regions—ghutra, shamagh or hattah, most commonly.