Reducing Desertification with Native Trees

Reducing Desertification with Native Trees

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Reducing sand movement and desertification is a key component to Saudi Aramco’s initiative to plant one million trees, whereas KhPD will plant 15,000 native trees by the end of 2019.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July/August 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - July/August 2019

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.

TWI, Saudi Aramco and ADNOC open Nonmetallic Innovation Center in the UK

TWI, Saudi Aramco and ADNOC open Nonmetallic Innovation Center in the UK

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Technologies Company (AramcoTech), and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on Monday officially opened the Nonmetallic Innovation Center (NIC) — a research center focused on innovation and advancing the use of nonmetallic industrial applications.

Saudi Aramco Expands Downstream Investment in China Zhejiang Free Trade Zone

Saudi Aramco Expands Downstream Investment in China Zhejiang Free Trade Zone

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with China’s Zhejiang Free Trade Zone, in which the Zhoushan Government emphasized its support for incentivizing Saudi Aramco’s greater investment in Zhejiang’s future downstream growth.

Desert Life Thrives at Khurais

Desert Life Thrives at Khurais

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Nature being Nurtured in Vast Biodiversity Preserve - A small white shape skillfully descends from the flame-washed summer sky of the Arabian Peninsula’s mighty ad-Dahna desert to elegantly land beside a shimmering pond in the Kingdom’s arid center.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 04, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 04, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

"No matter what my assignment is, as a photojournalist, I usually keep a camera ready all day. You never know when there will be a chance to make an interesting image that can tell a different story," photojournalist Paula Bronstein​ said. Personal to the spontaneous, artful to historical, from Cairo to Baltimore, our FirstLook section highlights the photographs and photographers who bring us unique and inspiring views of the world.

Increasing Efforts to Protect and Enhance Coral Reefs

Increasing Efforts to Protect and Enhance Coral Reefs

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco has deployed roughly 1,000 tons of artificial reefs throughout the Arabian Gulf to help rebuild marine ecosystems as well as support the local fisheries industry. Last year, artificial reefs were deployed at both Safaniyah and Al Khafji — 1,220 artificial reef units at Safaniyah and 459 units at Al Khafji.

Making History with Our First Earnings Call

Making History with Our First Earnings Call

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Earlier this month, Saudi Aramco announced for the first time its half-year financial results. The company’s net income was $46.9 billion for the first half of 2019, compared to $53 billion for the same period last year.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 21, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 21, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

Krym Altynbekov points to what is left of an ancient saddle in his lab, the Scientific-Restoration Laboratory of the Island of Krym, which he founded on the outskirts of Almaty, Kazakhstan. The saddle is among thousands of fragile artifacts for which he and his team have developed relatively inexpensive techniques to preserve and reproduce.

Unconventionals Success Driven by Broader Innovation Strategy

Unconventionals Success Driven by Broader Innovation Strategy

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The next chapter in unconventionals will be written by companies who compress innovation cycle time, remain laser focused on financial metrics, and adopt a broader innovation mindset to gain a competitive edge.

What a Site to See in the Desert

What a Site to See in the Desert

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Israa Garatli used his Nikon D500 to capture this image of the abandoned flying boat wreck in the middle of the desert east of Seham Bay. “I am fortunate to be a tourist in my own country through the Saudi Aramco Employees Association’s in-Kingdom trips,” said Garatli...

George Williamson Bids Farewell After Almost 20 Years of Service

George Williamson Bids Farewell After Almost 20 Years of Service

BY The Arabian Sun / /

George Williamson recently bid farewell to Saudi Aramco after almost 20 years of service. Williamson, who began working for the company in August 2000, served in a number of roles for both Saudi Aramco and Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) over the years.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 07, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 07, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

I’m surrounded by date palms. Around them run dry watercourses that look like ones I find not far from my home in Tucson, Arizona. The traditional architecture in town would not be out of place in Tucson, either—or almost anywhere from southern Spain to Mexico and up into the southwest us.

Discover the Wonder of Jordan

Discover the Wonder of Jordan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Jordan is a place that everyone must visit at least once. It hosts one of the seven ancient wonders in the magnificent Petra, and there’s so much else to see. We traveled directly to Amman from Dammam and rented a car to explore the country. Its many archeological sites offer an excellent opportunity to relive a magnificent past.