Aramco, IBM Plan to Establish an Innovation Hub in the Kingdom

Aramco, IBM Plan to Establish an Innovation Hub in the Kingdom

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco this week announced preliminary plans for a strategic collaboration to establish an Innovation Hub in Riyadh. The collaboration will strive to support high-tech driven economic growth in the Kingdom leveraging emerging technologies in hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), and quantum computing, to address objectives that include circular economy, materials science, supply chain, sustainability, security, and digitization.

Memory Lane: Contracting Gains, Big Projects, and the Coming of the Ice Cream Man

Memory Lane: Contracting Gains, Big Projects, and the Coming of the Ice Cream Man

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here are a few headlines over the decades from The Arabian Sun and The Sun and Flare. During the past 12 months, the number of jobs performed for the company by Saudi contractors has steadily increased. As opposed to 7,070 contractor employees engaged on various projects in September 1951, there were 13,686 at the close of September of this year (1952).

Aramco Announces $1.5 Billion Sustainability Fund at Future Investment Initiative

Aramco Announces $1.5 Billion Sustainability Fund at Future Investment Initiative

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco today announced the creation of a $1.5 billion Sustainability Fund to invest in technology that can support a stable and inclusive energy transition. It was unveiled at the sixth edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) and is among the largest sustainability-focused venture capital funds globally.

‘Doing Business with Aramco:’ Investment Forums Held in Rio de Janeiro, San Antonio

‘Doing Business with Aramco:’ Investment Forums Held in Rio de Janeiro, San Antonio

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco Americas has set the stage for hundreds of U.S. and South American companies to join Aramco’s supply chain by hosting two major supplier forums in September. The Procurement and Supply Chain Management (P&SCM) department in Houston organized the forums in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and San Antonio, Texas, to coincide with energy industry conferences.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 26, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 26, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was in the town of Kut, Iraq, at the home of a fisherman’s family, I was able to have some precious time with other women. I was also able to join their weekly ritual of washing one another’s hair.

Amsterdam in Summer: Windmills, Wooden Shoes, and Flowers

Amsterdam in Summer: Windmills, Wooden Shoes, and Flowers

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Amsterdam, located in the south of the province North Holland in the Netherlands, was founded in the late 12th century as a small fishing village at the mouth of the river Amstel. The damming of the river Amstel gave it its name (in Dutch: Amstelredam “Dam in the Amstel,” turned into Amsterdam over the course of time). With the largest historical city center of Europe, the city is a famous tourist destination.

Memory Lane: Building Up in RT, A Lunar Eclipse, Aramcon Goes Online for MBA

Memory Lane: Building Up in RT, A Lunar Eclipse, Aramcon Goes Online for MBA

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A quick look back at some of the headlines that defined their times in The Arabian Sun and The Sun and Flare. The new $13 million fluid hydroformer at Ras Tanura went into full operation last week after more than two years of work, on-site construction, and testing. Designed to furnish high-octane gasoline for sale in world markets...

Aramco Rises Rapidly on Forbes List of Best Employers

Aramco Rises Rapidly on Forbes List of Best Employers

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From 150,000 people surveyed across 57 countries, this year the World’s Best Employers survey conducted by Forbes, the renowned business and wealth publication, showed Aramco had climbed 173 positions in one year to secure the 46th place among the 800 companies who made the list.

Aramco Establishing Offshore Fabrication Yards with Partners

Aramco Establishing Offshore Fabrication Yards with Partners

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco, in collaboration with international partners, is establishing two offshore fabrication yards that look to deliver a more than 200 percent increase in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s offshore fabrication capacity.

Flying High: Aramcons Soar at Tuwaiq Drone Challenge

Flying High: Aramcons Soar at Tuwaiq Drone Challenge

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco’s Inspection Department won third place in the prestigious Tuwaiq Drone Challenge, which concluded in Riyadh at the Tuwaiq Academy at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University. Aramco’s team, named “Well-7” after the company’s first discovery of oil in 1938, accepted the third place prize of SR200,000 at the closing ceremony on Oct. 6.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 12, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 12, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

We know from their memoirs that, centuries ago, Mughal emperors craved mangos, and their patronage of orchards in Goa led to today’s global mango agribusiness—but the tastiest mangos of all? Those still come from Goa, say locals, and most would agree.

Aramcon Ghaithan A. Al-Muntasheri Recognized by SPE

Aramcon Ghaithan A. Al-Muntasheri Recognized by SPE

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Ghaithan A. Al-Muntasheri, chief technologist, EXPEC ARC, was recognized with an SPE Distinguished Service Award for his devotion and contributions to the organization. His service to SPE includes chairman of SPE’s Saudi Arabia Section as well as chairman for its Annual Technical Symposium.

Chairman Meets with Aramco Researchers From Detroit and Houston

Chairman Meets with Aramco Researchers From Detroit and Houston

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco researchers in the U.S. shared their work in innovation with HE Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Aramco’s Chairman of the Board, when he visited the Detroit Research Center recently. Globally, and in the U.S., the company’s research network is making significant contributions to the company’s value creation and sustainability initiatives.

Aramco Team Wins First Place in Google Cloud Emissions Hackathon

Aramco Team Wins First Place in Google Cloud Emissions Hackathon

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Researchers from the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Team based at the Aramco Research Center-Houston won first place at the recent Google Cloud Emissions Hackathon held in Houston. This industry first award illustrates the company’s strength in developing and commercializing AI technology solutions for energy industry challenges. The Hackathon win complements Aramco’s recently announced Global AI Corridor project.