Here’s a look back on some of the top headlines over the past 70 years. Sixth Street in Dhahran is the scene of bustling construction activity. Some 175 men are hard at work on a housing production line that is scheduled to produce 240 family units before the year ends.
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.
Some 50 countries exhibited in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Sustainability District, which centered on the slanted oval of Terra—the Sustainability Pavilion. Two other themed districts—Opportunity and Mobility—comprised three “petals” of the expo’s nearly five square kilometers. Along walkways leading to the district’s entry portals, designers inscribed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015 by 193 countries of the United Nations.
Ziad T. Al Murshed has been appointed as chief financial officer and senior vice president of Strategy and Development effective May 1, 2022. Previous to this, Al Murshed was acting service line head for Finance, Strategy & Development effective Aug. 6, 2021.
Here’s a brief look at some of the top headlines over the past 65 years. The first shipment of crude oil produced from the Safaniyah offshore field was loaded, Sunday, May 5, on the Japanese tanker M.S. Nissyo Maru during colorful ceremonies attended by Saudi dignitaries and company executives on the North Pier in Ras Tanura.
On Monday evening, Aug. 26, at 8:30 p.m. — at the Swimming Pool Gardens — you can spend a delightful time listening to the Standard Symphony Hour comprising: Overture to "The Bartered Bride" (Ametana); "Ava Maria" arranged by Victor Young; "Scherzo" from "Mid-Summer Nights' Dram" by Mendelssohn; "Saturday Night Bard Dance" by Saunders; "Rhumba" by Benjamin; "Jalouse" by Gada; "Russian Sailors Dance" by Gliers; "Russian Easter Overture" by Rinski-Korea-Koff; and "Second Symphony" by Rachmaninoff.
Memory Lane: A Giant of The Sea, New Accommodations, and A Surprise Trip to The Little League World Series
Here are some of the more interesting headlines over the past 70 years. Four prominent Middle Eastern educators arrived in Dhahran on Aug. 11 as guest lecturers in a program of Middle East seminars initiated by Aramco for its staff and senior staff employees.
Here’s a quick glance back at some of the headlines from The Arabian Sun over the past 75 years. All women in Dhahran are cordially invited to the regular monthly meeting of the Dhahran Women's Club at the Clubhouse theater on Monday, Aug. 12, at 3 p.m. A program has been arranged for your entertainment.
Here are some of the headlines through the decades as we take a stroll down Memory Lane. Valuable and unusual stamps appear regularly on Company mail, all of which are cut off and saved for stamp collectors. This practice has been in effect for some time as many collectors can prove.
When one thinks of previously thinks of pandemics, thoughts generally revert to the 1918 Spanish influenza outbreak that claimed as many as 100 million lives worldwide. However, Aramco, which has spent the past 18 months aggressively working to combat the spread of COVID-19 at company facilities and throughout the Kingdom, is no stranger to pandemics — even though the company did not come into being until the 1930s.
Here’s some of the headlines from 60, 45, and 25 years ago. Disabling work injuries sustained in the Dhahran district during recent weeks has given rise to a new "Think Safety" campaign. A review of disabling injuries that have occurred during the year reveals that all of them have something in common.
Have you given some thought to your suggestion for a Trade-Mark? Armaco is looking for your ideas. Three prizes are offered to Men, and three prizes to the Ladies. Contest closes June 30, 1946. Place your suggestion in a closed envelope, sealed and addressed to the Dhahran editor. It will not be opened or returned until after the contest closes.
Blinding, sand-laden shamal winds reaching speeds of about 52 miles per hour continued to lash the Eastern Province intermittently for the 32nd day. No immediate relief is in sight, as weather forecasters predict the persistent sandstorms will continue until early July.
As of June 2, 1946, the "Arabian Sun" and the "Flare" are combined into one publication, and the new publication will be known as the "Arabian SUN and FLARE." The editorial policy will remain the same, to give you NEWS primarily about things happening not only in Dhahran, but in Ras Tanura, Abqaiq, and a new one added temporarily -- Al Kharj.
The Public Relations Division reports that employees are beginning to send in their photographs for possible use in Aramco publicity releases. The response has come as a result of a new plan just inaugurated which offers $5 for each photo with publicity value that is submitted by local camera enthusiasts.
A rising epidemic, an early milestone in Aramco's Home Ownership Program, the arrival of office buildings after a long sea voyage, a great year in safety, and a major upgrade in computers mark this week's walk down Memory Lane.
Catching the daily flight to Bahrain, traveling to Makkah with the Oil Exhibit, hosting a pioneering astronaut, earning global recognition, and the appointment of three new senior vice presidents are highlighted in this week's look back.
This week we examine an early marine mishap, the arrival of Sesame Street on Aramco Television, pioneering use of solar power, the first digital yearbook at in the Aramco expatriate school system, and bringing Haradh GOSP-3 into production.
February has always been a busy month at Aramco. Whether that is recognizing some of the bests of the previous year or launching new enterprises or new construction projects, the cool breezes of winter spurring us into action.
In early March, I had the pleasure of guiding the first-ever birdwatching tour of Saudi Arabia. The visit was organized by BirdTour Asia, one of the most preeminent companies catering to international birders in the region. Over the course of our six-day itinerary, the tour leaders, James Eaton and Rob Hutchinson, their British and American clients, and I recorded almost 170 species, 18 of which can only be found in Saudi Arabia or the wider region.