The smallest and most remote of Saudi Aramco’s residential communities for families, ‘Udhailiyah is famed as the “Flower City.” Here, individuals and families make tight bonds with each other — bonds that are strengthened at community activities, sports events, and special celebrations.
With droning electric guitars and gravel-voiced lamentations, the collective of Malian Tuareg musicians named Tinariwen—pronounce it tee-NAH-ree-wen—has risen to become one of central Saharan Africa’s global voices and a pioneer of a new musical genre.
A group of 76 Aramcons recently flew to Al-Ula, one of the Kingdom’s undiscovered wonders, for a weekend packed with activity and adventure. Fifty-five Aramcons participated in the second annual EcoTrail Race, which took them past dramatic landscapes, rock formations, canyons, and deep into desert valleys.
Aramco Trading Company (ATC) to Enhance its Presence in Europe and Africa with the Establishment of London Office
Aramco Trading Company (ATC) today announces the establishment of its London subsidiary - Aramco Trading Limited (ATL).
Saudi Aramco Celebrates its Partners’ Success in the 5th In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) Forum & Exhibition
His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Eastern Province, opened today the 5th iktva Forum & Exhibition, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Energy, and His Royal Highness Prince Ahmed bin Fahd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Eastern Province.
Saudi Aramco today announces regulatory approval of the development of the Jafurah unconventional gas field in the Eastern Province, the largest non-associated gas field in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to date. The field development plan is subject to the Company’s usual governance process.
Two buses full of eager Aramcon tourists recently made their way along desert highways for a trip to the community of Nariya. Located about 150 kilometers from Jubail, the city is well-known for its traditional Bedouin market.
Members of the Jacir family, friends and local dignitaries posed for this photo in 1911 during a Jacir family wedding at the home of al Mukhtar Yusuf Jacir, built in the late 1880s along the Jerusalem-Hebron road.
Thomas Edward Lawrence, at left, also known as Lawrence of Arabia, came to London shortly after the film's opening, and he posed with American broadcaster Lowell Thomas, right, as part of a photo session with Thomas’s cameraman Harry Chase.
Saudi Aramco plays key role in sponsoring Saudi International tourney. Some of the best golf players in the world descended on King Abdullah Economic City this past weekend to compete in the Saudi International tournament, a part of the European Tour.
Saudi Aramco’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Amin H. Nasser, participated today in the Global Cybersecurity Forum held under the patronage of The Custodian of the Two Hold Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to highlight the constantly evolving threat of cyber-terrorism to governments, businesses, and individuals.
Saudi Aramco’s greenhouse gas emissions efficiency was described by Christiana Figueres, the former leader of the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, as “an exception among the peers” during a live streamed panel debate on the global energy transition with president and CEO Amin Nasser at last week’s World Economic Forum (WEF).
Dining and Cafés Come Out on Top in Most Improved Services in Operations and Business Services Competition
The increased quantity, variety, and quality of restaurants, cafés, and food outlets such as Starbucks prompted employees to vote it the most-improved service.
AramcoWorld, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.
In Houston and in elite running circles around the world, the name Aramco takes on special meaning each year in January. That is when more than 300,000 runners, spectators, and volunteers descend on downtown Houston to be part of Marathon Weekend.
It is 4 a.m. at the Tanajib camp. The outside temperature is 11°C, as expected at this time of year. In Building 130, an alarm bell rings awakening Bassam H. Fallatah — it’s an early start. Saudi Aramco has passengers that need ferrying to offshore platforms, so it’s time to get to work.
It was more than 100 years ago that a German archeologist named Ernst Sellin began excavations at Tel Balata, an archeological mound near the city of Nablus in Palestine’s West Bank. The mound, or tell, as archeologists call it, proved to be the site of a large Bronze Age city with stone fortifications, monumental gates and a temple with walls five meters thick.
Saudi Aramco concluded the 12th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), the largest international oil and gas conference, which took place in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The conference attracted record particpation of over 18,000 attendees and over 1,200 organizations from over 70 countries around the world, as well as over 250 exhibiting companies.
Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser has been named the Energy Intelligence Energy Executive of the Year for 2020. Nasser, who is the 24th winner of the highly prestigious award, received the most votes from past winners and top global industry executives.
Gathered outside Gate 34 in Dhahran on Friday, 145 fortunate Saudi Aramco employees and dependents were about to go on a memorable day trip. Organized by the Corporate Affairs’ events team, the group was being taken to see the many archaeological treasures of Al-‘Ula in the northwest area of Saudi Arabia.