Aramcon Pablo Guizada was pleased with his recent finish at the Iron Man Greece (Athens) 2022. Only the second he’d ever competed in, he was able to finish the 1,900 meter swim, 90 kilometer (km) bike, and 21 km run in good shape. But realistically, it was the sum of months of training, and, perhaps, even years of building up to the rigors of an Iron Man.
When Aramco geologists discovered the Marjan oil and gas field in 1967, it was one of six offshore discoveries expanding the company’s inventory of offshore oil fields from two to eight. Now, nearly six decades later, a significant increment program is well underway, which by 2025 is expected to see the offshore field’s production capacity increased by 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) to reach 800,000 bpd of Arabian Medium crude oil.
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Aramco this week announced preliminary plans for a strategic collaboration to establish an Innovation Hub in Riyadh. The collaboration will strive to support high-tech driven economic growth in the Kingdom leveraging emerging technologies in hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), and quantum computing, to address objectives that include circular economy, materials science, supply chain, sustainability, security, and digitization.
Here are a few headlines over the decades from The Arabian Sun and The Sun and Flare. During the past 12 months, the number of jobs performed for the company by Saudi contractors has steadily increased. As opposed to 7,070 contractor employees engaged on various projects in September 1951, there were 13,686 at the close of September of this year (1952).
Aramco today announced the creation of a $1.5 billion Sustainability Fund to invest in technology that can support a stable and inclusive energy transition. It was unveiled at the sixth edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) and is among the largest sustainability-focused venture capital funds globally.
Improve the instructor, and you improve the student. That’s the idea behind Aramco’s Industrial Training Department’s (ITD) Teacher/Trainer Observation and Development System (TODS), a data-driven system designed to enhance instructor performance and thereby improve student results.
Aramco Americas has set the stage for hundreds of U.S. and South American companies to join Aramco’s supply chain by hosting two major supplier forums in September. The Procurement and Supply Chain Management (P&SCM) department in Houston organized the forums in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and San Antonio, Texas, to coincide with energy industry conferences.
It was in the town of Kut, Iraq, at the home of a fisherman’s family, I was able to have some precious time with other women. I was also able to join their weekly ritual of washing one another’s hair.
Amsterdam, located in the south of the province North Holland in the Netherlands, was founded in the late 12th century as a small fishing village at the mouth of the river Amstel. The damming of the river Amstel gave it its name (in Dutch: Amstelredam “Dam in the Amstel,” turned into Amsterdam over the course of time). With the largest historical city center of Europe, the city is a famous tourist destination.
A quick look back at some of the headlines that defined their times in The Arabian Sun and The Sun and Flare. The new $13 million fluid hydroformer at Ras Tanura went into full operation last week after more than two years of work, on-site construction, and testing. Designed to furnish high-octane gasoline for sale in world markets...
From 150,000 people surveyed across 57 countries, this year the World’s Best Employers survey conducted by Forbes, the renowned business and wealth publication, showed Aramco had climbed 173 positions in one year to secure the 46th place among the 800 companies who made the list.
Memory Lane: Homes Program Begins, Computers Called in For Logistics, and Jazan Project Gets The Green Light
Here are a few of the top headlines over the past seven decades. Building is no news in al-Hasa, but during the past year, the rate of construction has tremendously accelerated. Homes, as well as new business houses, are springing up everywhere in the vicinity of company operations.
Aramco, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, today announced a global partnership with the International Cricket Council (ICC), the sport’s governing body.
Aramco, in collaboration with international partners, is establishing two offshore fabrication yards that look to deliver a more than 200 percent increase in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s offshore fabrication capacity.
Aramco’s Inspection Department won third place in the prestigious Tuwaiq Drone Challenge, which concluded in Riyadh at the Tuwaiq Academy at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University. Aramco’s team, named “Well-7” after the company’s first discovery of oil in 1938, accepted the third place prize of SR200,000 at the closing ceremony on Oct. 6.
Issah Ali has always shown a talent for tennis, but this year, he has made the decision to focus on tennis full time while balancing online school in America and living in Dhahran. Issah, 15, is son to Ameer Ali, who has been with Aramco for 12 years working as an actuary in HR.
We know from their memoirs that, centuries ago, Mughal emperors craved mangos, and their patronage of orchards in Goa led to today’s global mango agribusiness—but the tastiest mangos of all? Those still come from Goa, say locals, and most would agree.
Ghaithan A. Al-Muntasheri, chief technologist, EXPEC ARC, was recognized with an SPE Distinguished Service Award for his devotion and contributions to the organization. His service to SPE includes chairman of SPE’s Saudi Arabia Section as well as chairman for its Annual Technical Symposium.