Aramco Korea and Seoul City Tackle Digital Divide in Education

Aramco Korea and Seoul City Tackle Digital Divide in Education

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco Korea, a fully owned subsidiary of Aramco, last Friday signed an agreement with Seoul Metropolitan Government and the MIDAM Scholarship Foundation (MIDAM) to support the “Seoul Learn X Aramco Coding School,” a computer programming course that teaches coding to underprivileged elementary and middle school students in Seoul.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 18, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 18, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

My mother recalls having this dish for breakfast during family day trips, such as to Mazar-i-Sharif (in northern Afghanistan) for the Red Tulip Festival (Guli Surkh), during the spring equinox. It would be made in a beautiful copper karayee, a shallow heavy-based pan used in Afghan cooking.

Aramco Announces Record Second Quarter, Half-year Results

Aramco Announces Record Second Quarter, Half-year Results

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2022, posting a 90% year-on-year (YoY) increase in net income and declaring a dividend of $18.8 billion to be paid in the third quarter.

Our Collaboration to Drive Digital Innovation

Our Collaboration to Drive Digital Innovation

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The modern world is largely driven by data, and the digital infrastructure of organizations can play an important part in the success of their operations. For this reason, it is essential for organizations to have a secure and safe IT infrastructure, in order to protect their data...

Ambassador HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Visits Our Detroit Research Center

Ambassador HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Visits Our Detroit Research Center

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Researchers at Aramco’s Research & Development (R&D) Center in Detroit were honored to welcome HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for a recent visit where she was able to view first-hand how the company is creating a sustainable future for engines and fuels.

Paying Tribute to Max Steineke’s Drive to Help Discover Ghawar

Paying Tribute to Max Steineke’s Drive to Help Discover Ghawar

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Max Steineke was famously responsible for the injunction to “drill deeper” at Dammam Well-7, where the first commercially viable Saudi Arabian oil was discovered. The real jewel in Saudi Arabia, though, is Ghawar, the world’s largest mega-field. But what exactly was Steineke’s role in Ghawar?

First in-Kingdom Manufactured Onshore Rig Spudded

First in-Kingdom Manufactured Onshore Rig Spudded

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The first onshore rig, manufactured in-Kingdom and delivered by Aramco’s joint venture (JV), the Arabian Rig Manufacturing Company (ARM), has been successfully commissioned and started operations on the first well in Manifa on July 5.

On Top of The World: Young Aramcons Scale New Heights in Africa

On Top of The World: Young Aramcons Scale New Heights in Africa

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A trio of intrepid young Aramcons have conquered Africa’s highest mountain and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. The volcanic Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania stands at a jaw dropping 5,895 meters (19,341 feet).

Memory Lane: The Flying Camel Lands, KFUPM Comes of Age, and Vehicle Stickers Become A Thing

Memory Lane: The Flying Camel Lands, KFUPM Comes of Age, and Vehicle Stickers Become A Thing

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here are some headlines from across the decades highlighting the company's progress through history. Somehow, even the breeze at the airport seemed to be waiting. Housewives, men off shift, customs workers, airport hands, children, and company representatives gathered in twos and threes, talking idly, laughing, but always looking toward the sky.

Aramco Strikes New Crude Oil Storage Deal in Japan

Aramco Strikes New Crude Oil Storage Deal in Japan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco signed an agreement with ENEOS Corporation (ENEOS) in June for oil storage in ENEOS’ Kiire terminal, located in the southwestern part of Japan, as the two energy companies aim to enhance cooperation. The first crude oil shipment was carried out by Bahri’s very large crude carriers (VLCC) “SAHAM”, and the cargo finished discharging on June 20.

Aramco Agrees to Acquire Valvoline’s Global Products Business

Aramco Agrees to Acquire Valvoline’s Global Products Business

BY The Arabian Sun / /

“Valvoline’s brand strength and global recognition will continue to be developed and extended under Aramco’s stewardship,” Al-Qahtani said. “We are also very excited to have the outstanding people of VGP join the Aramco family as we continue to execute on our ambitious strategy.”

Creating a Buzz in the Kingdom

Creating a Buzz in the Kingdom

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Finding a purpose in life that speaks to one’s heart and soul can sometimes prove difficult. It can take time to find something that ignites your passion. This was certainly the case for Wael growing up in Al-Baha, a city in the southwestern part of Saudi Arabia. As a child, he daydreamed about his perfect future, but what that was exactly remained unclear.

Kokals Bid Farewell to the Kingdom After Almost Three Decades

Kokals Bid Farewell to the Kingdom After Almost Three Decades

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Sunil and Sapna Kokal are retiring after almost three decades at Saudi Aramco. They arrived from the extreme cold in Calgary, Canada, to the extreme heat of Saudi Arabia in 1993. Kokal’s journey and career in the company has paralleled the establishment of research and development (R&D) culture in the company.

Geologist Responsible for Rare Jurassic Fossil Find

Geologist Responsible for Rare Jurassic Fossil Find

BY The Arabian Sun / /

An Aramco geologist and inventor’s rare Jurassic fossil find from when dinosaurs roamed the Earth has been featured in the Arabian Journal of Geosciences. Abdullah S. Al-Mojel discovered the first Jurassic rudist fossil in Saudi Arabia during his Ph.D. field study between 2014 to 2017. Rudists are a group of extinct box-, tube-, or ring-shaped marine heterodont bivalves.

Memory Lane: Pen Pals, National Geographic Films, Progress in Khurais and More

Memory Lane: Pen Pals, National Geographic Films, Progress in Khurais and More

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here’s a few headlines looking back over the decades. Probably the most popular “pen pal” in Dhahran is Maha Kasim, who recently received 21 letters from children in the United States. The reason for this deluge of mail was an article “Life in an Aramco Town” by Maha as told to Stephanie Dinkins, published in the Junior Scholastic April 12 issue.