AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 12, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 12, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Following their mounted leader, a herd of camels parade along the racecourse at the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, which has drawn more than 300,000 spectators over 28 days.

King Salman Energy Park Sparks New Era of Growth for Saudi Arabia’s Energy Sector

King Salman Energy Park Sparks New Era of Growth for Saudi Arabia’s Energy Sector

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz today broke ground on the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), located in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province. SPARK is a 50-square-kilometer energy city megaproject which will position Saudi Arabia as a global energy, industrial and technology hub. The first phase of the development will be completed by 2021.

Aramco Honored for Recovery Efforts in Galveston Bay

Aramco Honored for Recovery Efforts in Galveston Bay

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Galveston Bay Foundation recently honored the volunteer efforts of Aramco Services Company (ASC) with its “Guardian of the Bay” award. This award recognizes ASC’s “leadership, work, and commitment for the betterment of Galveston Bay.”

King Salman Energy Park: Saudi Aramco Builds a Sustainable Global Energy Hub from the Ground Up

King Salman Energy Park: Saudi Aramco Builds a Sustainable Global Energy Hub from the Ground Up

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

As a business strategy, localization can be right on the money, delivering reliability plus cost and time efficiencies to the bottom line. But the real power of local content development lies in its ability to add value beyond corporate borders, with a competitive boost to local and regional economies. Spurring a ripple effect of job creation, workforce development, technology transfer and local manufacturing, it can even be transformative.

As Temperatures Fall, Activities Spring to Life in the Kingdom

As Temperatures Fall, Activities Spring to Life in the Kingdom

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The sun has long been considered the engine of life — the element that nourishes and gives energy. Some studies even show that the weather has a significant effect on our mood, our outlook, and our degree of happiness or sadness.

SAEA Celebrates Festival of Colors

SAEA Celebrates Festival of Colors

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Thousands of visitors recently flocked to the King’s Park area for the 2018 Festival of Colors, the Saudi Aramco Employees Association’s annual fall festival.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 28, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 28, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Ever since camels gradually fell into the service of people in the arid lands of Arabia, Africa and Asia about 4,000 years ago, they have evoked wonderment. Their domestication, late compared with other species, had a profound influence on the societies of these vast territories through the exchange of ideas and the interaction of languages as well as culture both intangible and material.

Saudi Aramco Downstream Strategy to Combine Organic Growth with Strategic Acquisitions, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser says at GPCA Forum 2018

Saudi Aramco Downstream Strategy to Combine Organic Growth with Strategic Acquisitions, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser says at GPCA Forum 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco President and CEO Amin H. Nasser today told delegates attending the 13th annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum that a key Saudi Aramco objective is to bring its downstream business to the same prominence as its upstream, as the company undergoes substantial expansions in refining, marketing and lubes.

Saudi Aramco Signs Deals Worth $27.5 Billion with Suppliers

Saudi Aramco Signs Deals Worth $27.5 Billion with Suppliers

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco hosted its 4th IKTVA Forum & Exhibition this week at the Dhahran Expo Center in Dammam, attracting more than 1,000 local and international energy-sector service and equipment suppliers, manufacturers and small and medium enterprises to explore available investment opportunities with Saudi Aramco in the upstream, chemicals, utilities, non-metallic, IT and cybersecurity, and other areas.

Supply Chain Success Stories: Five IKTVA Partners Showcase Saudi Aramco’s Win-win Local Content Strategy

Supply Chain Success Stories: Five IKTVA Partners Showcase Saudi Aramco’s Win-win Local Content Strategy

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program is designed to locally source the company’s massive supply chain by incentivizing investment by international and local equipment and service providers, and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). More than 400 companies supplying 24 commodities are currently IKTVA partners, working with the energy and chemicals giant to drive domestic value creation for mutual benefit.

King Salman Inaugurates New Mining and Industrial Hub Wa'ad Al Shamal

King Salman Inaugurates New Mining and Industrial Hub Wa'ad Al Shamal

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The inauguration of the Wa’ad Al Shammal mining and industrial project in northern Saudi Arabia today by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud marked a major milestone in Saudi Aramco’s long term strategy to increase gas supply in support of the Kingdom’s economic diversification program to generate growth in new sectors.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Fall 2018

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Fall 2018

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.