Aramco's long history is marked with a series of firsts. Here's a few pulled from the headlines of The Arabian Sun and Flare over the years. Four new diesel engine generator sets will be added to the powerhouse of the Dhahran Electric Supply Company, Dammam...
Petroleum Engineers Gather in Houston to Discuss Their Role as Solution Providers in Energy Transition
The world’s largest upstream oil and gas professional organization took on the challenge of navigating today’s energy transition with confidence and resolve as solution providers during this year’s Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) in Houston.
Aramco researchers in the U.S. shared their work in innovation with HE Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Aramco’s Chairman of the Board, when he visited the Detroit Research Center recently. Globally, and in the U.S., the company’s research network is making significant contributions to the company’s value creation and sustainability initiatives.
Researchers from the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Team based at the Aramco Research Center-Houston won first place at the recent Google Cloud Emissions Hackathon held in Houston. This industry first award illustrates the company’s strength in developing and commercializing AI technology solutions for energy industry challenges. The Hackathon win complements Aramco’s recently announced Global AI Corridor project.
It is no surprise that UNESCO added historical Jiddah to its World Heritage Sites in 2014. According to UNESCO, the area was cited as “an outstanding reflection of the Red Sea architectural tradition.” Founded in the 7th century on a beautiful costal land...
At an award ceremony held in Atlanta, Georgia, Aramco’s Engineering Services team received the Innovative Energy Project of the Year Award for the Middle East Region. The award was given by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), U.S. as part of the events leading to the 2022 AEE Energy Conference and Exposition.
Here’s a scattershot glance back at the past 70 years through the lens of The Arabian Sun (and Flare) publication. Eight players represented Aramco at the Second Annual Persian Gulf Tennis Tournament in September.
The Tuwaiq Drones Challenge 2022, which began on Sept. 27, with Aramco as its strategic sponsor, will highlight how drone technology can transform a range of businesses, creating efficiencies and improving safety in the process.
Aramco recently participated in the third edition of the Saudi Maritime Congress as a Strategic Sponsor, one of the largest global shipping and logistics events in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The two-day exhibition and conference, held on Sept. 28 and 29 at the Dhahran Expo...
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) welcomed more than 90,000 visitors to celebrate the 92nd Saudi National Day. Visitors were charmed by the National Day Moment on Friday and Saturday, with artists Muath Bugnah and Joury Kattan embracing the sky on the elevated stage which was suspended as high as the Ithra building to perform a collection of national songs for the enthusiastic audience.
Aramco geoscientists turned out in large numbers at the 2022 International Meeting for Applied Geosciences and Energy (IMAGE) event in Houston put on by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
The ‘Uthmaniyah Gas Plant, one of the world’s largest gas processing plants, was recognized by the GPA Midstream Association with its prestigious Environmental Excellence Award during its annual convention in San Antonio, Texas.
With their mild year-round climate, Saudi Arabia’s Jazan and Asir regions are ideal environments for growing coffee beans in the Kingdom. Southern farmers, with their strength and determination, have a long history of nurturing what they call “the pampered plant.”
While portable and usually wooden mancala boards have rows of scooped-out circles in which players place and move their tokens—seeds, pebbles, shells, beads or what have you—the game’s origins likely hark back to roots as an East African analog for agriculture. Here, girls play in the Acowa refugee camp in northeast Uganda, where the game is sometimes called giuthi, meaning “to distribute” or “to place.”
Here are some of the top headlines in The Arabian Sun and Sun and Flare over the decades. Robert A. Eeds, assistant general manager (Oil Operations) arrived in Saudi Arabia on July 23, 1950. His background covers 23 years in the oil profession, 13 of which were spent in foreign assignments.
Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser highlighted the need for a much more credible energy transition plan, as he delivered a keynote speech at the Schlumberger Digital Forum today. During the event, he stressed the importance of achieving a new global consensus on the way forward, and outlined three strategic pillars that should be central to the response.
Here’s a look back at some major headlines over the past 70 years. The Dhahran Electric Supply Company was officially opened Saturday evening, Sept. 20, when HH Amir Abudl Mushin Ibn Jiluwi closed the main switch at the power plant, lighting the grounds in front of the plant and the town of Dammam.
This year, the Kingdom celebrates its 92nd National Day, continuing its journey toward the future with more determination to be a leading country within the world at all levels. To achieve this vision, keen efforts have been put toward all entities and sectors, having the annual National Day celebration to be an opportunity to look back at what has been achieved so far and to be a new starting point for new horizons and more successes.
Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you Olivier for inviting me to join your Forum, here in beautiful Luzern. After two summers lost to Covid, I hope everyone has enjoyed a well-earned break with family and friends. This week, however, autumn begins, and the global energy crisis promises a colder, harder winter, particularly in Europe.
Off Senegal’s 530-kilometer Atlantic coast lie what for years have been some of the world’s richest fishing waters, and essential to the West African nation’s fishing industry are the long, narrow boats known as pirogues. The work of about a half-million boatbuilders, fishermen and fishmongers help nourish the nation’s population of 17 million as well as people east in neighboring West African countries.