From the Sept. 4, 1968 edition of the Sun and Flare. School bells rang Saturday morning in Aramco’s three communities. Students fell in line and marched into classrooms, which soon filled with the mingled murmur of teachers aligning the trimester's courses and squirming students who listen or who invent various ways of not listening with style.
A book event to inspire children to take up reading was recently held over three evenings at the Dhahran Recreation Library. The Aramco LIFE Book Club Initiative was held on Aug. 14, 15, and 16. The first and last evenings were for children aged from six to nine years old, while the second night was targeted at kids aged 10 to 12 years old.
Aramco’s Energy Exhibit celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, providing engaging and high-quality learning experiences for visitors of all ages focusing on energy and Aramco’s role in supporting development for the Kingdom.
From the Aug. 29, 1962 edition of the Sun and Flare. Loading 718,597 barrels of crude oil and 68,018 barrels of bunker fuel oil, the Manhattan Tanker company's "Manhattan" established a record for single ship offtakings last weekend at the Ras Tanura Terminal.
From the Aug. 30, 1972 edition of The Arabian Sun. The representative group of Aramco returning students last week presented to the National Secondary School for Girls in Dammam the proceeds from the 1972 Student Benefit Show. The show was sponsored by the Dhahran Women's Group and held at the Dhahran School Gymnasium in late July.
From the Aug. 27, 1986 edition of The Arabian Sun. Very few gas plants in the world have the high volume and pressure that are intrinsic to Aramco gas facilities, as well as the large relief valve systems that protect against potential ruptures during upset plant conditions.
Six international college students recently completed a six-month exchange and internship program with Aramco and the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). The program involved the students looking into core analysis for oil recovery enhancement...
From the Aug. 28, 1963 edition of the Sun and Flare. At a formal opening on Sunday, Aug. 25, His Highness Amir 'Abd al-Mushin ibn Jiluwi, acting Governor of the Eastern Province, cuts the ribbon across the entrance of the Oil Exhibit Center in Dhahran.
His Excellency Dr. Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Al-Dukhayyil passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, at the age of 83. Al-Dukhayyil served on Aramco’s Board of Directors for six years beginning in 1996 and contributed to the growth and development of the company, particularly through strengthening cooperation and partnership between Aramco and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM).
From the Aug. 17, 1960 edition of the Sun and Flare. A new department, Dhahran Purchasing, will be established Oct. 1 to handle the steadily increasing volume of local buying of materials and supplies, Aramco President Thomas C. Barger announced.
Visits to Spain in 1922 and 1936 led Dutch artist M.C. Escher to discover the world of designs in Granada’s 13th-century Alhambra palace, where interlocking patterns in tiles and stucco on its walls and ceilings became springboards to ideas that shaped his art for the rest of his life.
Aramco’s Strategic Modeling Technology (SMT) celebrated the dedicated talent that has led to the successful development, launch, and deployment of GigaPOWERS version 9 (GP V9) in a special awards luncheon recently.
Nestled in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a jewel of an island featuring diverse landscapes, a rich heritage and warm hospitality. From ancient ruins to pristine beaches and lush forests, Sri Lanka offers an unforgettable experience that promises to leave travelers in awe.
The Construction Industry Institute (CII) presented the Carroll H. Dunn Award of Excellence to Mansour S. Al Shehri, vice president of Aramco’s Downstream Project Management. Al Shehri accepted the honor during the 40th anniversary of the CII Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas, in August.
Aramco has established new business line executive vice president positions in its Upstream and Downstream operating segments. The creation of these positions follows the establishment in July of the Upstream president and Downstream president positions to help drive our long-term strategy across Aramco's value chain and global portfolio.
From the Aug. 14, 1974 edition of The Arabian Sun. Along 20th Street in Dhahran and in the northwest section of Ras Tanura, a new kind of housing complex is being developed for Aramco bachelors and bachelorettes.
Aramco today announced its second quarter and half-year financial resorts. Our strong results reflect our resilience and ability to adapt through market cycles,” said Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser.
The shoreline along Galveston Bay looks much cleaner thanks to approximately 50 volunteers from the Aramco family of companies following a beach cleanup event in July. Aramco and SABIC employees, friends and family, collected 464 pounds (210 kg) of trash along Galveston Bay in Texas City.
From the Aug. 8, 1990 edition of The Arabian Sun. Dates have just come in season. However, they will remain popular and tasty throughout the month of August and into September, when, at their peak, they are tasty, sweet and tender.
From the Aug. 6, 2008 edition of The Arabian Sun. Saudi Aramco employees travelling offshore can expect a high level of safety and comfort from the 14 new helicopters joining the company's air fleet.