More than Just a Pretty Place: Aramco’s New Mangrove Eco-Park a Natural Wonder

More than Just a Pretty Place: Aramco’s New Mangrove Eco-Park a Natural Wonder

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser took part in a ceremony to open the Mangrove Eco-Park near Ras Tanura on Jan. 11. The Eco-Park is the first facility in the Kingdom dedicated to the preservation of mangrove forests, which provide critical buffer zones between land and sea as well as breeding and nursery grounds for various marine life.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 6, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 6, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Stripped from their stalks, washed and wound into bundles, raw jute fiber awaits wholesale buyers in Bangladesh, where jute, after readymade cotton garments, is currently the country's second-largest export earner and a livelihood for an estimated 25 million people.

Al-Sowayigh Steps Down from Aramco After more than 36 Years of Dedicated Service

Al-Sowayigh Steps Down from Aramco After more than 36 Years of Dedicated Service

BY The Arabian Sun / /

He along with his team excelled in meeting challenges, helping lead the restoration of Khurais in 2019, and responding to the company’s call for Khurais to reach maximum sustained capacity levels, despite structural challenges and lockdown restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Message from the CEO: In a Challenging Year, Our Aramco Family Became Closer

Message from the CEO: In a Challenging Year, Our Aramco Family Became Closer

BY The Arabian Sun / /

As we look forward to 2021, I want to thank you for your hard work and sacrifice, in a year in which we all had to discover new sources of resilience. It has been undeniably tough. We’ve missed our families and each other. We’ve had to become more flexible as a company.

A Day in the Aramco Community

A Day in the Aramco Community

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco facilities are known for being the greenest and most colorful in the Kingdom. The credit goes to the great efforts of Community Services (CS), who year after year try to find new ways to spruce up the Aramco communities, keeping them fresh, groomed, and aesthetically pleasing.

Aramco Continues Progress in Digital Transformation with SAP Strategic Alliance

Aramco Continues Progress in Digital Transformation with SAP Strategic Alliance

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco today announced a strategic alliance with SAP Saudi Arabia to expand the digitalization of its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. The agreement with SAP is another step in Aramco’s digital transformation journey, paving the way for further integration of new technologies in a rapidly evolving technological landscape.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 23, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 23, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

2020 has reminded us how deeply we depend on each other, in ways too many to count. At AramcoWorld, in March we reshuffled our editorial scheduling as travel-based stories got put on hold. Our writers and photographers rose to the challenges. We are proud of the work they did.

Aramco to bring Google Cloud Services to Saudi Arabia

Aramco to bring Google Cloud Services to Saudi Arabia

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Development Company, a subsidiary of Aramco, today announced it had teamed up with Google Cloud to offer high-performance, low-latency cloud services to enterprise customers in Saudi Arabia.

Aramco and Cognite Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Industrial Digitalization

Aramco and Cognite Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Industrial Digitalization

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco and Cognite will establish a new company that will focus on digitalization in Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East and North Africa region. The JV will develop, distribute and deploy end-to-end digital and advanced solutions for customers across industries, including oil and gas, power and utilities, manufacturing and shipping.

Jazan’s Hidden Charm

Jazan’s Hidden Charm

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Jazan could seem lacking in appeal to an indifferent tourist. Its charm is, in fact, linked to its surrounding hinterland, a huge green lung of mountain peaks stretching toward the sky.

Amin Nasser Recognized by Peers for Excellence at Industry Awards

Amin Nasser Recognized by Peers for Excellence at Industry Awards

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco president and CEO, Amin Nasser, received The Chemists’ Club Kavaler Award... “I am proud to accept this award on behalf of the thousands of men and women of Aramco who are showing great determination and resilience in a year that has been unlike any in our lifetime,” Nasser said. “This is definitely their award too.”

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 09, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 09, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

My grandmother picking through lentils to remove stones. The tinkling jangle of her bracelets as she stirred the pot. The waft of cumin down the hallway as she opened her door to greet us. These are some of my earliest memories as a child. If you ask almost anyone for their memories of childhood, it won’t be long before they mention food.

Brickwork in the Land of Palms

Brickwork in the Land of Palms

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Sunlight and shadows highlight a brick-patterned facade in the Ouled el-Hadef quarter of Tozeur, a city of about 50,000 in southwest Tunisia. Laid horizontally and vertically, some protruding and some recessed, the handmade, kiln-fired bricks are staggered into shapes that recall textiles and other traditional patterns and scenes.

Saleh A. Al Amer and Aaron K. Adkins Appointed as Associate General Counsel

Saleh A. Al Amer and Aaron K. Adkins Appointed as Associate General Counsel

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Saleh A. Al Amer was appointed as an Associate General Counsel effective December 1, 2020. He had previously been in an acting capacity since November 2019. In this role, he oversees the Intellectual Property (IP) and the Litigation and In-Kingdom Advisory Legal Practice Areas.

Aramco Announces Expansion of its Flagship Localization Program

Aramco Announces Expansion of its Flagship Localization Program

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco today announced the expansion of its flagship program to increase local content and boost domestic supply chains. It is a significant milestone in the company’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) program, which marks its fifth anniversary on December 1st.

Scientist at Aramco Research Center-Houston wins Prestigious Award

Scientist at Aramco Research Center-Houston wins Prestigious Award

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Hasmukh Patel, a senior lab scientist, at the Aramco Americas Houston Research Center has won an award from the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) for mak-ing significant contributions to the field of materials science.

Farasan Island: Like No Other Place in the Kingdom

Farasan Island: Like No Other Place in the Kingdom

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Setting sail from Jazan to the Farasan Islands, the Saudi archipelago made up of 84 islands, the ferry docks on the largest island of about 30,000 residents.

Boy Scouts Hold Joint Fundraiser Golfing Event

Boy Scouts Hold Joint Fundraiser Golfing Event

BY The Arabian Sun / /

On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Rolling Hills Golf Club (RHGC) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 1 hosted a joint fundraiser golfing event. The event was planned to be held in March, but it was delayed until November due to COVID-19.