Aramcons Get on The Bus and Take in Al-Hasa Date Festival

Aramcons Get on The Bus and Take in Al-Hasa Date Festival

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco Community Services recently arranged several buses for groups of company employees and their families to visit the historical date festival in the ancient city of al-Hasa. The festival celebrates the date fruit, which has played an important role in the region's culture and economy for centuries.

3D-printed Building Constructed in Hawiyah

3D-printed Building Constructed in Hawiyah

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco’s first 3D printed concrete industrial building has been constructed in Hawiyah. Project Management (PM) at the company’s Hawiyah Unayzah Gas Reservoir Storage (HUGRS) Program and Consulting Services Department (CSD) led the innovative construction work, which is all part of the company’s pursuit to be a global leader in digital innovation in the energy sector.

Aramco Signs Letter of Intent with Geely and Renault Group for New Powertrain Company

Aramco Signs Letter of Intent with Geely and Renault Group for New Powertrain Company

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has signed a letter of intent to become a potential minority stakeholder in a new powertrain technology company (PWT), to be established by Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding), Geely Automobile Holdings Limited (Geely Auto HK.0175) — collectively referred to as “Geely” — and Renault Group.

Aramco Asia India Launches Global Human Resources Services Hub in New Dehli

Aramco Asia India Launches Global Human Resources Services Hub in New Dehli

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco Asia India (AAI) has launched the “Global Human Resources Services Hub” at a ceremony recently held in New Delhi. Faisal A. Al-Hajji, senior vice president for Human Resources, and Mohammed S. Al-Herbish, president of AAI, unveiled the new hub which strives to support talent acquisition, training and development, and out-of-Kingdom assignment functions.

Aramco Completes $2.65 Billion Acquisition of Valvoline Inc.’s Global Products Business

Aramco Completes $2.65 Billion Acquisition of Valvoline Inc.’s Global Products Business

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has completed the acquisition of the Valvoline Inc. global products business (‘Valvoline Global Operations’) for $2.65 billion, through one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries. With this acquisition, which follows the signing of an equity purchase agreement by the companies announced last August, Aramco accelerates its goal of becoming one of the world’s preeminent integrated, branded lubricants players.

Marking the 50th Anniversary of Well No. 7 - 1988

Marking the 50th Anniversary of Well No. 7 - 1988

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the March 2, 1988 edition of The Arabian Sun. On this day 50 years ago, Saudi and American drillers were working a rig at a spot that today is just a few hundred meters up Dallah Road from Aramco's headquarters in Dhahran.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections -  March 01, 2023

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - March 01, 2023

BY AramcoWorld / /

In 1884 a 23-year-old painter named Étienne Dinet took a break from Paris to travel to Algeria, where he became a prominent Orientalist artist—a European depicting scenes of cultures not his own. In the 1990s art collector Mohamed Shafik Gabr noticed that Dinet stood out among a number of Orientalists whom Gabr says approached their work as an “art of face-to-face engagement between East and West.”

Retirees, Aramco Brats Descend on Dhahran for Fifth KSA Expat Reunion

Retirees, Aramco Brats Descend on Dhahran for Fifth KSA Expat Reunion

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Don’t be surprised if you see familiar faces around the Dhahran community that you last saw at their retirement masalamas. The fifth KSA Expat Reunion begins Wednesday (March 1), with 450 retired expatriate employees and their children — “Aramco Brats” — to spend the next 14 days reliving fond memories of their time living and working here.

Mobile Canteen Now in Service - 1961

Mobile Canteen Now in Service - 1961

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the March 1, 1961 edition of the Sun and Flare. A new air-conditioned trailer to serve as a mobile canteen for Aramco employees assigned to the GOSP's in the 'Ain Dar, Shedgum and Buqqa areas was placed in service recently.

Pictures of Aramcons: Casting Call

Pictures of Aramcons: Casting Call

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco is about to begin production on a documentary which will highlight their long-standing association with Golf in the Kingdom, by featuring female Saudi Nationals/Aramcons, who have been captured in historic Golf imagery taken at the Rolling Hills golf course in Dhahran.

Dhahran Garden Group Yard of the Month - 1996

Dhahran Garden Group Yard of the Month - 1996

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the Feb. 14, 1996 edition of The Arabian Sun. Lovely color, meticulous care and attention to landscaping details earned Larry and Cree Duff and daughter Lauren, 594 Marjan Circle, the Dhahran Garden Group's Yard of the Month award for December.

The Story Behind Our Rapid Growth in Patents

The Story Behind Our Rapid Growth in Patents

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Throughout our history, we have invested in innovation as part of our culture, aiming to improve the long-term sustainability and efficiency of our operations, drive economic growth, and create pathways towards a lower-carbon future.

Aramco Foundational in Growth of Saudi Media

Aramco Foundational in Growth of Saudi Media

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco TV provided generations of residents of eastern Saudi Arabia and neighboring regions and countries with a rich source of culture, information, and entertainment from its first broadcast on Sept. 16, 1957, until it ceased production in Arabic in 1970.

Saudi Founding Day – A Brief History

Saudi Founding Day – A Brief History

BY The Arabian Sun / /

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, issued a Royal Decree to commemorate the founding day annually on February 22, which represents the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s deep historical, civilizational, and cultural roots when Imam Muhammad bin Saud established the first Saudi state in 1139 AH/1727 CE.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections -  February 15, 2023

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - February 15, 2023

BY AramcoWorld / /

Photography “speaks directly to your emotions,” says Joumana El Zein Khoury, executive director of World Press Photo, which holds the world’s leading contest for news and documentary photography. Since she joined in 2021, she has organized six global partnerships to “be our guides” and diversify the images and themes that earn annual awards for top visual storytelling. And she isn’t a photographer.

Dhahran Stabilizer is 'All Things to All Men' - 1952

Dhahran Stabilizer is 'All Things to All Men' - 1952

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the Feb. 13, 1952 edition of the Sun and Flare. School students of the future may raise their eyebrows to learn that two repelling forces led to the founding of Dhahran upon Saudi Arabia's gleaming, shifting sands. But to residents of Dhahran, this phenomenon is taken for granted. Our proximity to such a unique occurrence inevitably minimizes its oddity.