AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 22, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 22, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

As sunset gilded Los Angeles on November 3, actor Giancarlo Esposito, most recently of Breaking Bad fame, joined a small flock of fellow Hollywood celebrities at Paramount Studios to walk a red carpet in front of an unprecedented backdrop: the logo for Saudi Film Days, the two-day US premiere of seven short movies by seven young directors, all from Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco Launches Center for Contractors and Suppliers Relations

Saudi Aramco Launches Center for Contractors and Suppliers Relations

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Action in-line to drive domestic value creation through its IKTVA program. Saudi Aramco launched today a contractors and suppliers relations center in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Riyadh to facilitate the registration process and help contractors reach the company.

Enormous Business Opportunities Await from Sino-Saudi Synergy

Enormous Business Opportunities Await from Sino-Saudi Synergy

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Amin Nasser shares Saudi Aramco’s view on new business opportunities that can be unlocked from the synergy between Saudi Arabia and China. Outlines three opportunities in the energy sector emerging from both nations’ defining strategic economic initiatives.

MEOS Spotlights a Transforming Industry

MEOS Spotlights a Transforming Industry

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The energy industry is on a journey of long and complex transition that will see the world reliant on the full palette of energy sources — including oil and gas — for many decades to come, Saudi Aramco’s president and CEO Amin Nasser told the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ 2017 Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference in Bahrain last week.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - March 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - March 2017

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.

Innovative Upstream Laser Technology

Innovative Upstream Laser Technology

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco is committed to pursuing solutions that allow the company to unlock resources in new ways, using methods that are flexible, efficient, and help preserve the environment.

Dimensions International - Winter 2016

Dimensions International - Winter 2016

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Hasbah: A Fine Pearl in the Arabian Gulf. The emergence of Hasbah gas field, along with neighboring Arabiyah, carries a promise of great prosperity to help power the Kingdom’s economic diversification and power needs.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology - Winter 2016

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology - Winter 2016

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Read about channel fracturing, an effective technology to unlock tight gas production in Saudi Arabia, Kinetic approach for modeling scale formation during water injection into carbonate reservoirs, and other articles.

Panorama 2017 - Special Issue

Panorama 2017 - Special Issue

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Panorama, published quarterly by Saudi Aramco, highlights many off-job safety issues. It is written for the entire family and is available in Arabic and English. It is distributed free of charge to all readers with an interest in safety.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 08, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 08, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

So wrote a western Virginia newspaper reporter, tongue firmly planted in cheek, describing a strange and unprecedented military phenomenon sweeping America in the months leading up to the Civil War in 1861. Americans were going nuts over a new kind of fighting force: Zouaves, Algerian-style fighters introduced to the Western world by the French during the Crimean War.

Transforming Offshore Transportation

Transforming Offshore Transportation

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

It’s fast, it’s cost-effective, and it has revolutionized the delivery of rig crews working on some of the world’s biggest offshore oil fields.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - February 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - February 2017

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.

Aramco World - March 2017

Aramco World - March 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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 and Shell Finalize Agreement to Separate Motiva Assets

Saudi Aramco and Shell Finalize Agreement to Separate Motiva Assets

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Arabian Oil Company ("Saudi Aramco") finalized with Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) the execution of definitive agreements to separate and transfer the assets, liabilities and businesses of the Motiva Enterprises LLC (“Motiva”) joint venture.

Carbon Capture Idea May Help Change the World

Carbon Capture Idea May Help Change the World

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Seeking an innovative way to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) by using a new battery setup is the goal of Cornell University doctoral candidate and Saudi Aramcon Wajdi Al Sadat, who gained special recognition from the prestigious journal, Scientific American, for his idea.

Saudi Aramco Showcases its e-Marketplace Program

Saudi Aramco Showcases its e-Marketplace Program

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco hosted on March 1 and 2 a meeting of GCC oil and gas executives and experts in supply chain management to discuss and share experiences in the quickly evolving supply chain sector in the Gulf countries.

Changing the Way We Drill

Changing the Way We Drill

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s Drilling and Workover (D&WO) marked a major turning point in late 2016 with the signing of two new drilling joint ventures (JVs) with Nabors and Rowan.

Saudi Aramco, PETRONAS Sign SPA for Equity Participation

Saudi Aramco, PETRONAS Sign SPA for Equity Participation

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) today signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA), allowing Saudi Aramco’s equity participation in PETRONAS’ Refinery & Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in the southern Malaysian state of Johor.

UAVs Take Flight for Exploration

UAVs Take Flight for Exploration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The search for oil and gas requires geologists and explorationists to conduct studies on outcrops of rock layers that hold hydrocarbon. Understanding the characteristics of such layers is essential in assessing their potential to hold and produce oil and gas.