A Protective Pocket of Scarcity

A Protective Pocket of Scarcity

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Living above the midpoint of the world’s largest oil field is a selection of natural life that is, unfortunately, becoming increasingly rare. Saudi Arabia’s grand Ghawar oil field, discovered in 1948, lies quietly hidden in the east beneath the golden ad-Dahna desert sands...

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 11, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 11, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

From the Babylonian clay tablet of 600 BCE to Katip Çelebi’s map of Japan drawn in 1732, geographers and cartographers of the Islamic world drew upon Greek, Babylonian, Syriac, Sassanian, Indian, Chinese, Turkic and European knowledge to produce a new, atlas-like genre of detailed maps of the world known to them.

Ithra Partners with Arab Thought Foundation to Host Fikr17

Ithra Partners with Arab Thought Foundation to Host Fikr17

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Fikr17, a leading cultural conference in the Arab World, features 12 sessions under the theme “Toward New Arabic Thought,” with 80 speakers, as well as 36 sponsors and partners. The event, which runs through Thursday, is expected to draw more than 600 attendees from the around the region and beyond.

Standing on the Shoulders of our Pioneers

Standing on the Shoulders of our Pioneers

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The year was 1945 — the average cost of a new house in the United States was $4,600, the average annual salary was $2,400, and the World War II was in its final throes. This was the heyday of magazine publishing and LIFE magazine was renowned for the excellence of its photographic essays and the thoroughness of its writing.

AramcoWorld - November 2019

AramcoWorld - November 2019

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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - November 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - November 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.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 13, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 13, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was a record-breaking year for AramcoWorld at the 2019 FOLIO: Eddie and Ozzie Awards Gala, held on October 30 at New York’s Hilton Midtown, just blocks from where the magazine was founded 70 years ago this month.

Pioneering Plant on Environmental Frontline

Pioneering Plant on Environmental Frontline

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Carefully trickling water upon the ivory sands of the ad-Dahna desert has magically created an ecosystem more valuable than gold. Since its inauguration in 1977, eastern Saudi Arabia’s Berri Gas Plant has funneled storm water running off its facilities into a carefully crafted artificial wetland that is situated next to the site’s operating infrastructure.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Fall 2019

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Fall 2019

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.

Saudi Aramco Signs 2020 Crude Oil Supply Deals at China’s Largest Trade Fair

Saudi Aramco Signs 2020 Crude Oil Supply Deals at China’s Largest Trade Fair

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco signed crude oil sales agreements for 2020 with five Chinese customers, increasing total volume by 151,000 barrels per day compared to their 2019 supply contracts. These new sales agreements further solidify the Company’s position as China’s top crude supplier.

SAEA Trip Gives Employees A Chance to Take in The Real Egypt

SAEA Trip Gives Employees A Chance to Take in The Real Egypt

BY The Arabian Sun / /

After four long months of planning and organization, the Saudi Aramco Employees Association was able to offer a fascinating Egyptian itinerary, including a cruise along the Nile from Aswan to Luxor.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Fall 2019

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Fall 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology is published quarterly by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to provide the company’s scientific and engineering communities a forum for the exchange of ideas through the presentation of technical information aimed at advancing knowledge in the hydrocarbon industry.

SPE 2019 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

SPE 2019 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Six Aramcons took home prestigious awards from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) 2019 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held recently in Calgary, Canada.

Announcement of Intention to Float on Tadawul

Announcement of Intention to Float on Tadawul

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company, wholly owned by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (the “Kingdom”, the “Government” or the “Selling Shareholder”), today announces its intention to proceed with an initial public offering on the Main Market of Tadawul.