The Little 'Id

The Little 'Id

BY AramcoWorld / /

Through a break in the clouds a ray of moonlight filtered through and flickered briefly in the sky. Below, one of a group of men scanning the skies over Mecca saw it and pointed excitedly. "There it is," he said. "It is at hand!"

Japanese Dryland Researchers Visit Saudi Aramco

Japanese Dryland Researchers Visit Saudi Aramco

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

As part of Saudi Aramco’s corporate social responsibility (CSR), Aramco Asia-Japan (AAJ) has partnered with Japan’s Arid Land Research Center (ALRC), Tottori University to support their dryland research efforts.

Dhahran Residents Respond Robustly to First Xeriscape Contest

Dhahran Residents Respond Robustly to First Xeriscape Contest

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The winner of the inaugural xeriscape gardening competition in Dhahran is the first to admit she isn’t a gardener. However, the idea of an environmentally friendly yard that takes less time to tend certainly appeals to her and her husband — both of whom work at Saudi Aramco.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 14, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 14, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

From the south, one must cross the desert of Kara Kum, or Black Sand; from the east, it is the Kyzyl Kum, or Red Sand; and from the west, the route transits the desiccated Usturt Plateau as it tilts off the Caspian Sea’s shoreline. From the southeast, down the river Amu Darya, known in antiquity as the Oxus and to the Arabs as the Jayhoun, the journey requires 2,500 twisting kilometers from its source in the Pamir Mountains hard against the border of China.

Working for a Better Environment in Khursaniyah

Working for a Better Environment in Khursaniyah

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Khursaniyah oil field provided the venue for the recent 2017 desert cleanup campaign held under the theme “Together, We Make Our Field Better.”

Bushkuhls Retire After 26 Years with the Company

Bushkuhls Retire After 26 Years with the Company

BY The Arabian Sun / /

After 26 years of service with Saudi Aramco, in two separate stints, Stephen J. Bushkuhl will retire May 31 as manager of the Downstream Planning and Performance Management Department (P&PMD).

Saudi Aramco Signs Landmark Joint Venture Agreement with Lamprell, Bahri, and Hyundai

Saudi Aramco Signs Landmark Joint Venture Agreement with Lamprell, Bahri, and Hyundai

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco signed a shareholder agreement with Lamprell plc (“Lamprell”), the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (“Bahri”), and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (“HHI”) to enter into a joint venture (“JV”) partnership with respect to the establishment, development and operation of a world-class maritime yard, which is the anchor project within the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services located in Ras Al-Khair, near the Jubail Industrial City on the Kingdom’s east coast.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 31, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 31, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

Noor’s deflated the bouncy castle again!” complains one of the children. I look over at our newly planted persimmon tree onto which the now-flaccid structure has fallen, right by our “Happy Ramadan!” garden flag in the lawn. I sigh, but it’s almost sunset and guests are arriving in droves, setting up their dishes of choice in the back yard.

Dimensions International - Spring 2017

Dimensions International - Spring 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Made in Saudi Arabia: Innovative robots enhance operational efficiency - How Saudi Aramco is revolutionizing its inspection capabilities with cutting-edge robotic technologies.

OTC: Meeting Offshore Challenges with Innovation and Collaboration

OTC: Meeting Offshore Challenges with Innovation and Collaboration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Even as Aramco expands further downstream in refining and chemicals, the company’s commitment to its core upstream oil and gas program remains strong. For attendees at the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), the world’s largest oil and gas industry event, this comes at a time when continued long-term investment is needed to meet growing global energy demand.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2017

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 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.

Fasting Days, Festive Nights

Fasting Days, Festive Nights

BY AramcoWorld / /

It's three o'clock in the afternoon and a cacophony of car horns, bus engines and shouting people is making an unusually unbearable din in what is, on the best of days, a noisy city. This is not rush hour, nor a construction bottleneck. This is Ramadan. Nearly everyone in this metropolis of 16 million people is trying to get home by exactly 4:55, in time to break the day's fast with family and friends.

Saudi Aramco Signs Agreements with American Companies

Saudi Aramco Signs Agreements with American Companies

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today signed agreements with major U.S. companies which will pave way for the company to enhance its business synergy with the U.S. as well as attracting investments from its U.S. counterparts to the Kingdom.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 17, 2017

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 17, 2017

BY AramcoWorld / /

Nestled along the Androscoggin River in central Maine, the former mill town of Lewiston is not a place that usually comes to mind for groundbreaking international art exhibits.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Saudi Aramco - Norinco

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Saudi Aramco - Norinco

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO), and Panjin Xincheng Industrial Group, Co., Ltd. signed the joint development agreement and held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Saudi Aramco - NORINCO Refining, Petrochemical and Retail Project in Panjin, in northeast China’s Liaoning province.

Kingdom Opens Investment Chances to Korean Businesses

Kingdom Opens Investment Chances to Korean Businesses

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Nearly 40 Korean companies and 100 participants recently attended the “Downstream Manufacturing Opportunities in Saudi Arabia” forum in Seoul, South Korea, as a way to promote investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Spring 2017

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Spring 2017

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine distributed to retired employees and adult children of the Saudi Aramco Enterprise.