AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 13, 2024

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 13, 2024

BY AramcoWorld / /

Azerbaijan has sat at a crossroads of Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Western Asia for centuries as a Silk Road hub and a gateway that empires routinely fought to control. That intersection also has manifested itself in the nation’s food—a complex and enticing stew of Turkic, Persian, Eastern European and other regional influences. This food diary explores the unique cuisines of each of the country's regions.

Aramco and NextDecade Announce Heads of Agreement for Offtake of LNG from Rio Grande LNG Facility

Aramco and NextDecade Announce Heads of Agreement for Offtake of LNG from Rio Grande LNG Facility

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, and NextDecade Corporation (NextDecade) announced today that their respective subsidiaries have executed a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) for a 20-year liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement (LNG SPA) for offtake from Train 4 at the Rio Grande LNG Facility at the Port of Brownsville, Texas, USA.

AramcoWorld 75th Series - Deep Dive With Eric Hanauer

AramcoWorld 75th Series - Deep Dive With Eric Hanauer

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Underwater photographer and writer Eric Hanauer’s work for AramcoWorld exposed an entirely new audience to the rich marine life of the Red Sea. From his home in California, he reflects on his four-plus-decade career.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 31, 2024

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 31, 2024

BY AramcoWorld / /

The depiction of the Taj Mahal in the works of Indian and British artists in the 1800s helped bolster enthusiasm for the country’s rich culture, architecture and society. One such painting, “The Taj Mahal by moonlight,” stirred a bidding frenzy at a recent auction, and some experts argue that such paintings have helped change perceptions of India in the West.

Aramco Completes Acquisition of 40% Stake in Gas & Oil Pakistan

Aramco Completes Acquisition of 40% Stake in Gas & Oil Pakistan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has made further progress in its global retail expansion by completing the acquisition of a 40% equity stake in Gas & Oil Pakistan Ltd. (“GO”). GO is a diversified downstream fuels, lubricants, and retail store operator in Pakistan with a network of more than 1,200 retail fuel stations.

Cautious Optimism Urged at Sync Summit 2024

Cautious Optimism Urged at Sync Summit 2024

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The Sync Digital Wellbeing Summit 2024 held May 22 and 23 at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) in Dhahran was a call-to-action about a critical topic at a time of momentous change.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 16, 2024

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 16, 2024

BY AramcoWorld / /

While artificial intelligence tools can enhance efficiency, customer engagement and communication, many specialists find AI lacking when they need to converse in languages with multiple dialects, such as Arabic. With public and private sectors alike requiring Arabic, efforts are underway to advance AI’s accessibility and application.

AramcoWorld - May 2024

AramcoWorld - May 2024

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.

Upstream Forum: ‘A Journey to the Heart of the GHG Mitigation Effort’

Upstream Forum: ‘A Journey to the Heart of the GHG Mitigation Effort’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has an ambition to achieve a 15% reduction in upstream carbon emissions by 2035 — an equivalent of 52 million tons of CO2e — in support of the company’s ambition to achieve net-zero Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 across its wholly-owned operated assets.

Aramco Hosts ‘Security Leaders Summit’ at Global Security Conference

Aramco Hosts ‘Security Leaders Summit’ at Global Security Conference

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco’s Industrial Security Operations (ISO) expanded its global presence further recently by participating one of the world’s largest security events in Birmingham, U.K. The event enabled Aramco to strengthen security-related partnerships among a gathering of more than 40,000 specialists, manufacturers, and distributors, who showcased the latest security technologies and practices.

AramcoWorld 75th Series - Reflections of Knowledge

AramcoWorld 75th Series - Reflections of Knowledge

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Part 3 of our series celebrating AramcoWorld’s 75th anniversary highlights the magazine’s emphasis on experts and institutions that push the boundaries of present-day knowledge while paying homage to historical figures and writings that paved their way.

Aramco Announces First Quarter 2024 Results

Aramco Announces First Quarter 2024 Results

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Commenting on the results, Amin Nasser, Aramco president and CEO, said, “Our first-quarter performance reflects the resilience and strength of Aramco, reinforcing our position as a leading supplier of energy to economies, to industries and to people worldwide.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 2, 2024

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 2, 2024

BY AramcoWorld / /

The exhibition "Dining With the Sultan," on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, offers a feast for the eyes—and is the first to consider historical Islamic art within the context of serving fine food in various Muslim empires, according to curator Linda Komaroff.

Flying High: How Drones are Optimizing Aramco’s Operations

Flying High: How Drones are Optimizing Aramco’s Operations

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), popularly known as drones, offer a unique combination of mobility, data capture capabilities, and precision, making them an invaluable tool across a multitude of sectors.

Hawiyah and Haradh: A Cornerstone of the Kingdom’s Gas Program

Hawiyah and Haradh: A Cornerstone of the Kingdom’s Gas Program

BY The Arabian Sun / /

For the past 20 years, the Hawiyah and Haradh fields have been cornerstones of the Kingdom’s gas program, with the aim of supporting Saudi Arabia’s domestic electricity generation needs and providing valuable inputs to feedstocks that power the growth of the domestic petrochemical industry.