Tony Morcos and His Wife to Retire After 11 Years

Tony Morcos and His Wife to Retire After 11 Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Anthony G. “Tony” Morcos will be retiring from Aramco after more than 13 years in Saudi Arabia, and more than 11 years with the company. His most recent position has been a facilities planning specialist in the Process Automation Group of the Facilities Planning Department.

Launch of Railway Service Between al-Hasa and Abqaiq

Launch of Railway Service Between al-Hasa and Abqaiq

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has launched a new medium of transportation for employees commuting from al-Hasa to Abqaiq, utilizing the existing rails with a new scheduled trip, designated for Aramco employees.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 18, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 18, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

At the end of the 19th century, the East African archipelago of Zanzibar was the capital of cloves. Ninety percent of the world’s cloves grew there. People used cloves for numbing a toothache, seasoning a biryani or pulao rice dish or even for stringing into an ornamental, aromatic necklace.

A Tale of Two Realities in the Ancient Bahraini Capital of al Muharraq

A Tale of Two Realities in the Ancient Bahraini Capital of al Muharraq

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Exploring the island nation of Bahrain means venturing between two contrasting realities: The futuristic modern architecture and the ancient fortresses by the sea. On an island so attentive to modernity you would never expect to find in the downtown alleys the beauty of dwellings from the past.

Enviro News: 2020 - Issue 31

Enviro News: 2020 - Issue 31

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this edition of Enviro News, learn more about Yanbu’ Refinery Water Conservation Initiative, The Story Behind Acrylamide, Products from Carbon Dioxide, Water Sustainability Matters, Health Risks of Mobile Phone Technology, and more...

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 4, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 4, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

In 1980 Saint Laurent acquired Jardin Majorelle, his third and largest Marrakesh villa and former home of another French artist whose life and work was inspired by the city; painter and gardener Jacques Majorelle. The Jardin Majorelle is now a popular museum and garden.

Aramco Earnings Surge: Recovering Economy, Higher Crude Oil Prices Boosts Finances

Aramco Earnings Surge: Recovering Economy, Higher Crude Oil Prices Boosts Finances

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco just announced its second quarter 2021 financial results, reporting a 288% increase in net income from the same quarter of last year to $25.5 billion and declaring a dividend of $18.8 billion. The company’s net income for the first half of the year was $47.2 billion, representing a 103% increase over the same period in 2020.

Aramco Announces Second Quarter and Half-year 2021 Results

Aramco Announces Second Quarter and Half-year 2021 Results

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced its second quarter 2021 financial results, reporting a 288% increase in net income from the same quarter of last year to $25.5 billion and declaring a dividend of $18.8 billion. The Company’s net income for the first half of the year was $47.2 billion, representing a 103% increase over the same period in 2020.

Khalid K. Al Mulhim Appointed Executive Director of Corporate Affairs

Khalid K. Al Mulhim Appointed Executive Director of Corporate Affairs

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Khalid K. Al-Mulhim has been appointed as executive director of Corporate Affairs, effective August 1, 2021. He had previously been serving in the role in an acting capacity from April 2021. In his role he directs and administers all of the company’s interactions with government and non-government agencies.

Jebel Heights Facilities Open to Community

Jebel Heights Facilities Open to Community

BY The Arabian Sun / /

In pursuit of improving the quality of life for Aramco employees and their families, new facilities have been recently introduced to the Dhahran community located in Jebel Heights. The newly opened facilities were inaugurated by the senior vice president of HR & Corporate Services, Nabeel A. Al-Jama’ and the then executive director of Community Services, Faisal A. Al Hajji on July 29, 2021.

Aramco Clarification on Bitcoin

Aramco Clarification on Bitcoin

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

With reference to recent reports claiming that the Company will embark on Bitcoin mining activities, Aramco confirms that these claims are completely false and inaccurate.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Spring 2021

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Spring 2021

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology is published quarterly by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to provide the company’s scientific and engineering communities a forum for the exchange of ideas through the presentation of technical information aimed at advancing knowledge in the hydrocarbon industry.

Dhahran Community, Serving Residents for More Than 80 Years

Dhahran Community, Serving Residents for More Than 80 Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Living “on camp,” as locals put it, is a rewarding and memorable experience. From backyard BBQs and early morning swims to games of tennis and tee times on the golf course, anyone who has lived in an Aramco community shares an extraordinary bond that comes from working and socializing together.

Hussain M. Al Haleimi Retires After 43 Years

Hussain M. Al Haleimi Retires After 43 Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Hussain M. Al Haleimi will be retiring from Aramco after more than 44 years with the company. His most recent position has been manager of Gas Drilling & Workover Operations. Al Haleimi joined the company in 1977 as a trainee in the Industrial Training Center in al-Hasa.

Chandresh Verma Retires After More Than 15 Years with Aramco

Chandresh Verma Retires After More Than 15 Years with Aramco

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Chandresh Verma, a drilling engineering specialist in the Workover Engineering Department, after more than 15 years of service in Aramco, will see his last working day with the company on July 31. Verma joined Aramco in 2006 in Drilling & Workover (D&WO), with 22 years of prior experience in onshore and offshore oil field operations, engineering, and contract.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 21, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 21, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

The scene of a hero chasing an ostrich comes to life like a movie still when a 3-centimeter cylinder of chalcedony carved in Mesopotamia more than 3,000 years ago is rolled over a strip of clay.

The Blessed Holiday of ‘Id al-Adha

The Blessed Holiday of ‘Id al-Adha

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dear colleagues, The blessed holiday of ‘Id al-Adha next week comes at a time of cautious optimism for all of us. On the positive side, COVID-19 vaccines are proving effective and there are hopeful signs that a global recovery is underway.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 7, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 7, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

For the people of Paris, May 1709 was a time of anger. Inflation was running out of control, driving up the price of wheat daily. Louis XIV, who had been king of France for more than 65 years, ruled with absolute authority, yet his regime was starting to unravel.