Skin-care products factory “Roseyar,” one of Aramco’s newer citizenship initiatives, is using Taif’s exclusive rose attar to empower local women. Roseyar, inaugurated early in 2021 with 40 employees — technicians and admin staff — offers local Saudi women, who have limited opportunity to earn an income, to work with a team producing a range of six rose-fragranced body products. The philanthropic venture is showing notable personal and financial returns.
Deep cultural history, economics, and female empowerment fragrantly waft together across the soaring peaks of the Sarawat mountain range in western Saudi Arabia’s Makkah Province. For three centuries, the exquisite pink hues of damask roses have nestled each spring in ancient farm fields ploughed among the giant granite boulders of Taif’s imposing 2,000 meter mountain slopes.
Misfir A. AzZahrani’s career spanned across a transformative time period for the company, with early assignments that helped to build and develop Aramco’s nascent gas program into a global leader, which does not only meet domestic energy needs, but also helps the Kingdom reach its ambitious economic Vision 2030 plans.
As a rumbling furnace fires up, glowing orange at 1,500 degrees Celsius, Sadika Keskes blows through a long, thin metal pipe to gradually inflate a hot, heavy bubble of molten glass. Slight, spry and focused, she moves from the furnace flames to a nearby water-cooling basin and back to the furnace to continue shaping her glass creation.
From a very young age, Ritaj Alhazmi had discovered that she had a passion for writing. Her writing journey started when she visited a library with her father, Hussain Alhazmi, who works as an engineer at Aramco.
Charles F. Rocheville, with 30 years of experience as a pilot, is setting up "shop" at the Dhahran airport to handle Aramco's air transportation. In 1916-17, he served as an instructor for the Royal Flying Corps in Toronto, Canada, and when America entered the War, he transferred to the U.S. Navy and was assigned to aviation. He served in both World War I and II.
With its EXPEC Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC), Aramco is creating game changing technologies and solutions that add immense value to operations. Recently, EXPEC ARC’s capabilities were taken to the next level with a newly constructed state-of-the-art building in Dhahran. The new facility is custom-fit to help EXPEC ARC become the preeminent center for Upstream R&D...
The time has arrived to depart, and this being my last edition until I return, I personally thank all who have helped make the "Sun & Flare" interesting. Issues to follow will come forth once a week -- on Wednesdays -- and all copy should be sent to acting editor at Dhahran, to arrive on Sundays. Ere parting, here’s a wish for all: That you may live as long as you like and laugh as long as you live." — J Mahoney
Here are some of the more interesting headlines over the past 75 years. Joe Cigar was standing on a soap box, gesticulating wildly. "Comrades," he began, "The time is ripe for revolution. For about 14 weeks now, I have presented facts and more facts, trying to convince you that it is time for revolution against industrial accidents and injuries.
Here are some of the top headlines from the Arabian Sun (and Flare) over the decades. The Marine Terminal at Ras Tanura during the month of March handled 151 ships, and this is an all-time high records.
From service stations to floating contractor quarters, a look back at some of the more interesting headlines over the past seven decades. The new Dhahran Service Station was opened with formal inaugural ceremonies, assisted by batteries of spotlights and flood lights, attracted a large crowd. Refreshments were served as an indication of the size of the crowd, over 2,000 bottles of soft-drinks were consumed.
Here are few headlines from over the past 70 years at Aramco. Whether you're going to Dhahran, to Hofuf, or all the way to Riyadh, you'll soon be able to do it in air-conditioned comfort aboard the Saudi Government Railroad. It's been a smooth ride at speeds approaching 90 miles an hour aboard a gleaming silver, stainless steel vehicle.
Memory Lane: Donkey Races, Khursaniyah Drilling, 3 Billion Barrels in a Year, and a Second Grade of Gasoline
Here are some of the more interesting headlines from The Arabian Sun over the past 75 years. Are now established as a New Year’s Day event not to be missed, and quite a crowd was present despite the fact that celebrating was touched upon the evening before .. and ignoring the sultry day with the temperature at 83 degrees, though some will swear it was hotter.
Memory Lane: Early Women Doctors, Materials Supply Elevated, Local Charity Runs and Roads of Arabia Remembered
Here are a few of the more interesting headlines we’ve been able to dig up from across the decades in Aramco’s weekly publications. The four women doctors of the Dhahran Health Center operate the out-patient clinic for women and children known as Clinic C, located in health Center, North.
Aramaco is exploring further collaboration with Thailand’s national oil company, PTT, as it expands its downstream presence in Asia. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding at a ceremony in Bangkok on Wednesday, May 11.
The first tanker load of Saudi Arabian crude to reach the Western Hemisphere has arrived in Argentina and been discharged. A second shipment is en route. Delivery was made under an arrangement between Arabian American Oil Company and the government oil monopoly.
Here are some memorable headlines looking back over the past 70 years. Sponsors of the Youth Recreation Program put on a highly successful bicycle race last Thursday afternoon in Dhahran. Over 40 boys and girls geared for the grind. The smaller fry, 10 and 11 burned up Kings Road from the Stag Hall to the Administration Building.
Here’s a quick look back at some of the headlines from decades past. Our Hallowe’en Dance on Thursday Nov. 1 was a huge success. It was well planned and thoroughly enjoyed by the terpsichoreans, the stag line, and the sitters. Each table was dimly lighted with a candle falling within the nearest substitute for a pumpkin.
Memory Lane: From Exploring to the Rub’ Al-Khali to Record Enrollments to A Great Run in The World Series
Here are some headlines over the past 70 years from The Arabian Sun and Arabian Sun and Flare. A three-team Exploration unit left Dhahran in successive stages Sunday and Monday for the sand dunes and gravel plains of the Rub’ al-Khali, the “Empty Quarter” of Saudi Arabia.
Memory Lane: New Offices, Record Enrollment, High Humidity and From A Fledgling Khurais Crude Increment
Here are a few stories looking back through the years and editions of The Arabian Sun. Soil boring tests are being carried out as part of the initial stage in site preparation for a 130,000-square-foot office building to be built during 1956 on a site north of the present Administration Building in Dhahran.