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.

Nasir K. Al-Naimi Named Senior Vice President

Nasir K. Al-Naimi Named Senior Vice President

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Nasir K. Al-Naimi has been appointed senior vice president of Upstream, effective April 1, 2021, after previously being appointed acting Business Line Head of Upstream in September 2020.

Al-Abdulqader and AzZahrani Appointed as Vice Presidents

Al-Abdulqader and AzZahrani Appointed as Vice Presidents

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Khalid M. Al-Abdulqader has been appointed as the vice president of Unconventional Resources effective April 1, 2021. Prior to this appointment, Al-Abdulqader has been serving as the executive director of Unconventional Resources.

Saudi Aramco Annual Report 2020

Saudi Aramco Annual Report 2020

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

This Annual Report covers financial and operational aspects of Aramco from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, and is issued in both Arabic and English. The print version is identical to its PDF counterpart, which is available at aramco.com.

Aramco Announces Full-year 2020 Results

Aramco Announces Full-year 2020 Results

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced its full-year 2020 results, demonstrating exceptional resilience despite the macroeconomic impact of COVID-19 and delivering on its intended dividend payments to shareholders.

Old and New Rub Shoulders on the Shores of the Red Sea

Old and New Rub Shoulders on the Shores of the Red Sea

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Jiddah is a city that hosts great contrasts: on the one hand, it is a large, modern metropolis, and on the other, it is has always existed. Some say the city houses the tomb of Eve, from which the name of the city is said to be derived: جدة “Jaddah,” meaning “grandmother.”

Golfers Flock to CEO Tournament

Golfers Flock to CEO Tournament

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Sponsored by the Saudi Aramco president & CEO and organized by Saudi Aramco Golf Association (SAGA), the CEO Cup Golf Tournament began back in the 1970s, and it has been held annually continuing the tradition ever since.

Al-Hadrami Speaks of His Pride of Being Involved in ‘the Company Family’

Al-Hadrami Speaks of His Pride of Being Involved in ‘the Company Family’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

With more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Said A. Al-Hadrami is retiring as vice president of Retail and Lubes Development. Al-Hadrami, who was honored at an event attended by Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser and other members of management, spoke of his pride of being involved in “the company family.”

March 4 Marks the Anniversary of Production at Dammam Well-7

March 4 Marks the Anniversary of Production at Dammam Well-7

BY The Arabian Sun / /

On March 4, 1938, “Lucky 7” started producing and Saudi Arabia was launched on its journey to become the world’s largest oil producing nation. Or so runs the widely accepted version of history. But the two years after Lucky 7 were incredibly difficult. The author reveals three major events the early employees had to overcome in those critical years.