Vertical Farming Trial Comes to Dhahran

Vertical Farming Trial Comes to Dhahran

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The Dhahran Community Nursery is planning to produce 150 kilograms of fresh produce every day through a new vertical farming project that utilizes eight greenhouses and three separate hydroponic systems to grow greens, vegetables, and fruits.

The Beauty and Fragrance of al-Taif

The Beauty and Fragrance of al-Taif

BY The Arabian Sun / /

For centuries, people have gone to al-Taif, high in the Sarawat Mountains, to escape the summer heat and enjoy the cool, lush scenery in a relaxed atmosphere. But the southwestern city really comes to life when the curtain opens on the most important event of the year, the annual Rose Festival.

AramcoWorld - April 2021

AramcoWorld - April 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

AramcoWorld, 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.

CEO Tours Company Facilities During Ramadan

CEO Tours Company Facilities During Ramadan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

What makes Aramco the world's most valuable integrated energy company, producing one out of every eight barrels of oil in the world, is its people. Year round, it is our people who travel far from home, in challenging environments, with unwavering attention to safety and health, providing energy that is the foundation for the world’s economy and the nation’s ambitions.

Saudi Aramco Q1 2021 Interim Report

Saudi Aramco Q1 2021 Interim Report

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The energy markets saw a strong recovery in the first quarter of 2021 due to the ongoing re-balancing of supply and demand fundamentals, in addition to improved sentiment for an increase in global demand spurred by ongoing vaccination programs.

Aramco Announces First Quarter 2021 Results

Aramco Announces First Quarter 2021 Results

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced its first quarter financial results, posting a 30% year-on-year increase in net income to $21.7 billion and declaring a dividend of $18.8 billion to be paid in Q2. The results were underpinned by higher oil prices and an improved economic environment in the first three months of 2021.

Jim Schultz Retires After Almost 11 Years

Jim Schultz Retires After Almost 11 Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

James (Jim) J. Schultz, HR manager with the Corporate Venturing Department, retires from the company at the end of April. Born in Oakland, California, Schultz has spent almost 11 years with Aramco, joining the company in the fall of 2010 as a senior HR analyst.

Aramco Wins International Award for COVID-19 Response

Aramco Wins International Award for COVID-19 Response

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco, through its Sea Water Injection Department (SWID), recently received international accolades for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company received the “COVID-19 Response and Recovery of the Year” Award given by the Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) at the organization’s virtual Resilience Excellence Summit.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 27, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 27, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Fenced to protect excavations that since the 1950s have yielded remains of at least 10 Neanderthals, Shanidar Cave lies in the foothills of the Baradost Mountains in Kurdish-controlled northern Iraq.

Aramco Crude Oil Assay: Ensuring Decades of Quality Arabian Oils

Aramco Crude Oil Assay: Ensuring Decades of Quality Arabian Oils

BY The Arabian Sun / /

No two samples of crude oil are identical. Unlocking crude oil’s composition secrets is critical information for our customers. It is also fundamental work toward maintaining Aramco’s oil and gas production value chain. Just like each sand grain is different, each crude oil type has its own exclusive chemical and molecular characteristics.

CEO Ramadan Message

CEO Ramadan Message

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dear colleagues, As we begin the blessed month of Ramadan this year, we are continuing to successfully adapt to new realities. Everyone who is a part of this great company has shown agility, patience, and flexibility during this time. And all of us are contributing to a vital purpose...

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 13, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 13, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

This is pepper country, the Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta declared of Malabar, India’s southwest coast along the Arabian Sea. Admiring the tropical forests and hills made bountiful by monsoon rains, there was “not a span of ground or more but is cultivated,” he observed.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 31, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 31, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

From the shipyards that line Tanah Beru’s beachfront, the masts of great wooden sailboats rise to palm-tree heights. Closer to the sands, shipwrights wield saws and adzes to sculp 40-meter hulls made of massive timbers bent into shape over open fires and assembled with dovetails, pegs and other joinery—no nails.

The Challenges and Charms of Traversing the Rub’ al-Khali

The Challenges and Charms of Traversing the Rub’ al-Khali

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Being an explorer, the idea of crossing the Rub’ al-Khali, also known as the Empty Quarter, was a big challenge. We spent three months preparing for the trip, meeting frequently to study any potential risks or challenges that we may face.