Message from the CEO: Looking Back on a Year of Resilience, Endurance, and Reliability

Message from the CEO: Looking Back on a Year of Resilience, Endurance, and Reliability

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Last year, we marked Saudi Arabia’s National Day less than two weeks after the unprecedented attacks on Aramco’s facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais. It was a defining time in our history as we collectively rose to the challenge, demonstrating our determination as well as our resilience to the world.

Future Projects in the Kingdom Step Toward Vision 2030

Future Projects in the Kingdom Step Toward Vision 2030

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Across the Kingdom, various future projects are expanding rapidly toward a bright and prosperous tomorrow. Far from the dry language of numbers, once completed, these projects will be life changing throughout the Kingdom. Some may even shift the map of economy for the entire region.

Aramco Scientist Receives Prestigious Global Recognition for Anti-corrosion Work

Aramco Scientist Receives Prestigious Global Recognition for Anti-corrosion Work

BY The Arabian Sun / /

An Aramco research consultant’s work on efforts to mitigate the impacts of black powder in pipelines is receiving global recognition. Black powder is a menace in gas transmission pipelines, which impacts pipeline operations and customers alike by reducing flow and lowers compressor efficiency, and results in increased operating and capital expenditures.

‘Udhailiyah Looks to Care for its True Locals: Dhubs

‘Udhailiyah Looks to Care for its True Locals: Dhubs

BY The Arabian Sun / /

In the early 1970s, hundreds of thousands of gentle desert dhubs of ‘Udhailiyah were blissfully unaware that their stretch of untouched desert was actively being developed into a residential community for Aramco employees and their families.

Khurais Becomes Second Aramco Facility to Join Prestigious WEF Global Lighthouse Network

Khurais Becomes Second Aramco Facility to Join Prestigious WEF Global Lighthouse Network

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has recognized Aramco’s Khurais oil facility as a leader in the adoption and integration of cutting-edge technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Khurais is the company’s second facility, after Uthmaniyah Gas Plant, to be included in WEF’s prestigious Global Lighthouse Network.

AramcoWorld - September 2020

AramcoWorld - September 2020

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.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 16, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 16, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Of the more than two dozen towns named Cairo throughout the United States, Cairos in Illinois, Georgia, West Virginia, New York and Nebraska produced picture postcards during the early 20th century. Today those cards are historical records of the people who looked to Egypt for a name that fit their dreams of civic grandeur.

CTO Talks Sustainability and the Future of Aramco

CTO Talks Sustainability and the Future of Aramco

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco chief technology officer Ahmad O. Al-Khowaiter speaks with Wired magazine about our strategy of reducing emissions, technology we’ve created to achieve that, and how the company will look in 50 years.

Faisal A. Al-Hajji Appointed as Executive Director of Community Services

Faisal A. Al-Hajji Appointed as Executive Director of Community Services

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Faisal A. Al-Hajji has been appointed as the executive director of Community Services, effective September 1, 2020. Al-Hajji joined Saudi Aramco as a participant in the College Degree Program for Non-Employees (CDPNE) in 1992, beginning a career that took him on a journey...

Tree House Park a Symbol of Where Community Meets the Environment

Tree House Park a Symbol of Where Community Meets the Environment

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Abqaiq, Aramco’s first community, was founded in the 1940s. Since then, many things have changed, but at least one thing that remains is a tree that was planted when the community was founded. The tree, the oldest in the community at about 80 years old, recently received some attention at the hands of Aramco staff.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 02, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 02, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Master singer of all three main Mappila musical genres—Mappila pattu, kolkali and duff muttu—Mohamed Haseeb performs with the Kerala-based music and cultural preservation group Vayali in the village of Arangottukara as part of Vayali’s documentation of music along the Bharatappuzha River.

Where Safety Meets Diversity: Prioritizing the Safety of Our Employees

Where Safety Meets Diversity: Prioritizing the Safety of Our Employees

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Industrial work wear has historically been designed around male body frames, due to the overwhelming demographic associated with this type of work up until now. With the number of women working in operational roles steadily increasing...

Historical Perspective: A Glow in the Valley

Historical Perspective: A Glow in the Valley

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Some 55 years ago, when I was only 4, I recall some of my first and richest memories growing up in my village in southern Saudi Arabia.

Aramco Announces Corporate Development Organization

Aramco Announces Corporate Development Organization

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced the establishment of an integrated Corporate Development organization to optimize the Company's portfolio.

2 Million Mangroves Added to Carbon Front Line

2 Million Mangroves Added to Carbon Front Line

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A record 2 million mangrove saplings planted earlier this summer by Aramco brings the number of mangroves restored along the Arabian coastline by the company since 1993 to 4.3 million.

AramcoWorld - Homeschooling

AramcoWorld - Homeschooling

BY AramcoWorld / /

Teaching from home? Teaching at home? We can help! For students: We hope this guide will help sharpen your reading skills and deepen your understanding of this issue’s articles. For teachers: We encourage reproduction and adaptation of these ideas, freely and without further permission from AramcoWorld, by teachers at any level, whether working in a classroom or through home study.

The Rise of the First Women’s Football Club in Saudi Arabia

The Rise of the First Women’s Football Club in Saudi Arabia

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Women’s sports in Saudi Arabia was very limited when the Eastern Flames soccer team was first founded in 2006. But that didn’t stop Kaye Smith — the founder of the club — from following her passion in forming the Eastern Flames team.

Aramco Announces Second Quarter and Half-year 2020 Results

Aramco Announces Second Quarter and Half-year 2020 Results

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced its results for the second quarter and first half of 2020, highlighting the Company’s financial and operational resilience, and commitment to shareholders despite challenging market conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.