From the Jan. 26, 1977 edition of The Arabian Sun. Lofco's Orville Fisher drilled and completed 28 wells (22 percent of the total 126 wells drilled in 1976) to win the top position of the year in the drilling competition.
From the Jan. 29, 1986 edition of The Arabian Sun. Maxine Steineke Goad, daughter of Max Steineke, the man who cracked Saudi Arabia's geological code, returned to Dhahran recently with two of her children in what might be described as a "roots" trip.
The last time teams from Dhahran traveled to Dubai for a baseball tournament was the spring of 2019. Later that fall, a second contingent traveled to Singapore for a tournament.
When you’ve worked for Aramco for 37 years, it can be hard to decide what is your proudest moment. But for Yousef A. Al Ulyan — who recently retired as the vice president of Information Technology (IT) — the answer comes easily.
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Middle East Chapter (MEC) Professional Development Conference and Exhibition took place in Bahrain recently, bringing together industry leaders and subject matter experts to focus on “Sustaining HSE Excellence.”
Aramco has announced the appointment of four people to senior vice president positions in the company. The appointments all became effective Jan. 1. Sulaiman M. Ababtain as a senior vice president, leading SOFON Holding. Yahya A. Abu Shal as a senior vice president, he previously had been appointed the CEO of Sadara. Meshari M. Alshaikhmubarak as senior vice president of the Office of the Chairman. Abdullah S. Al-Suwailem as a senior vice president and president and CEO for the Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical (SATORP).
From the Jan. 23, 1974 edition of The Arabian Sun. Aramco chairman of the board Frank Jungers exhibits major league form as he throws out the first ball to open the 1974 Arabian Little League series at King's Road Stadium in Dhahran.
Abdullah S. Al-Suwailem has been appointed as a senior vice president and president and CEO for the Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical (SATORP), effective Jan. 1, 2023. Al-Suwailem has more than 32 years of experience in the Refining & Petrochemical business and has held different managerial and executive positions in Aramco, its affiliates, and joint ventures.
Meshari M. Alshaikhmubarak was appointed as senior vice president of the Office of the Chairman, effective Jan. 1, 2023, after serving in the role of general manager of the Office of the Chairman since December 2019.
Yahya A. Abu Shal was appointed as a senior vice president, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Abu Shal had previously been appointed the CEO of Sadara on Nov. 3, 2022. Previously, he was the general manager of the Jazan Complex from January 2021 to Nov. 2, 2022.
Sulaiman M. Ababtain has been appointed as a senior vice president, effective Jan. 1, 2023, leading SOFON Holding, an admin area in Strategy and Corporate Development. Before assuming this position, he was the president and CEO of the Saudi Aramco TOTAL Refining & Petrochemical Co. (SATORP), since 2018, where the company had achieved highest levels ever in both net income as well as safety performance.
Aramco petroleum scientist Hala A. Al-Sadeg has won the prestigious 2022 Rising Star Award — part of the Leadership Excellence for Women Awards (LEWAS), which recognize trailblazers in the energy industry.
The 19th Aramco Houston Half Marathon shattered an American record. More than 300,000 runners, volunteers, and fans from around the world came to Houston Marathon Weekend, Jan. 13-15. The event also includes the Chevron Houston Marathon and the We Are Houston 5K, co-sponsored by Aramco.
IR 4.0 technology offers dramatic enhancements to operational and business performance at a pace never before seen, in almost every aspect of industry. Its transformative power comes from connecting real world machines, vehicles, and physical products to digital systems like artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
It wouldn’t be the first choice for a dinner party: It is usually eaten in close family settings. If you do happen to find yourself sitting at a table where it is being served, consider it a compliment, because the message is clear: You’re part of the family.
Four ambitious, talented women share their experience of being the first to be sponsored, trained, and employed by Aramco to become qualified pilots, and encourage others to follow them into the sky.
Aramco today (Jan. 18, 2023) announces the 100% acquisition of Motiva Trading by the Aramco Trading Company (ATC), one of the world’s leading commodity trading companies, and the launch of Aramco Trading Americas LLC (ATA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ATC based in Houston, Texas.
In the presence of HRH Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province, Aramco hosted the conclusion of the Dakar Rally 2023, which reached its final stop at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra).
Aramco scientists and engineers have developed an innovative solution for a major industrial challenge facing the energy sector. Metal storage tanks tend to expand over time, which means that year after year, their size increases beyond the initial capacity. Storage tanks are used to store and measure hydrocarbon products before they are transferred to customers.
From the Jan. 15, 2003 edition of The Arabian Sun. Saudi Aramco's first-ever television advertisement will air Jan. 16 on CNBC and later on other networks. The TV commercial is part of a comprehensive communications initiative aimed at enhancing understanding of the company's scope in the international community and reinforcing its leading position in the global petroleum industry.