AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 19, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 19, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

Only a few hundred balcones de cajón, or wooden box balconies, remain in Lima. Usually cantilevered out over the street, often ornate in design, most look out on the bustle of streets that grid the Peruvian capital’s historic center.

Two New Records Set at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon

Two New Records Set at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The 18th Aramco Houston Half Marathon set two records Jan. 16. Vicoty Chepngeno finished first in the women’s race and set a course record, and Sarah Hall set a new women’s American record for the half, adding to the excitement of the first in-person Marathon Weekend since 2020.

Zouhair A. Al-Kaaki Retires After More Than 42 Years with The Company

Zouhair A. Al-Kaaki Retires After More Than 42 Years with The Company

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Zouhair A. Al-Kaaki, a petroleum engineering consultant in the Northern Area Production Engineering Department, is retiring after 42 years of service with the company. He will be ending his career as the assistant to the general manager of Safaniyah Area Producing, which began in 2016.

Aramco Signs 10 Agreements During Saudi-Korean Investment Forum

Aramco Signs 10 Agreements During Saudi-Korean Investment Forum

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced the signing of one agreement and nine Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with leading Korean entities, which aim to advance its downstream strategy and support development of low-carbon energy solutions, while creating new financing options for the Company.

Explore Jazan’s Exquisite Nature

Explore Jazan’s Exquisite Nature

BY The Arabian Sun / /

For lovers of exquisite canyons, natural landscapes, green ecosystems, and high mountains stationed above the clouds, Jazan is the perfect region to explore the fascinating countryside of southern Saudi Arabia. With its fresh air and clean atmosphere, and being away from urban life pollution, Jazan is an excellent place to practice yoga and meditation.

Jamil J. Al-Bagawi Named as Aramco’s Executive Director of National Champions

Jamil J. Al-Bagawi Named as Aramco’s Executive Director of National Champions

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Jamil J. Al-Bagawi has been appointed as the executive director of National Champions effective Jan. 1, 2022. He had previously served as the chief engineer — a position he assumed in January 2019, after completing multiple acting assignments in the same position commencing December 2016.

Aramco Expands European Downstream Presence with PKN Orlen Investments

Aramco Expands European Downstream Presence with PKN Orlen Investments

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”), the world’s largest integrated energy and chemicals company, is expanding its global downstream presence with investments in Poland’s refining, wholesale, and jet fuel marketing segments.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 05, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 05, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was in Tripoli, Lebanon, reporting a story in 1999 on Mamluk architecture, that I fell in love with muqarnas (pronounced moo-KAR-nas). To this day it remains my favorite motif in the repertoire of classical Islamic arts, and it might be my favorite motif in all of art.

Aramco and AEC Look to Strengthen Digital Ecosystem

Aramco and AEC Look to Strengthen Digital Ecosystem

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The partnership is designed to support wider efforts to enable Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, computing and communication, robotics, drones, and semiconductors that complement the expansion of the digital ecosystem at large in the Kingdom.

Aramco wins ‘Energy Management Insight Award’

Aramco wins ‘Energy Management Insight Award’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The Haradh Gas Plant Department (HdGPD) reaffirms its commitment toward climate change action through an exemplary performance in its energy efficiency. In line with Aramco objectives, HdGPD is committed to building a lower carbon intensity operation while delivering the required energy demand to support economic growth and social well-being. Through leveraging of technology and innovation, HdGPD strives to conserve natural resources and minimize its environmental footprint.

AramcoWorld - January 2022

AramcoWorld - January 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

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.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 22, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 22, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Jingle Trucks founder and Art 120 executive director Kate Warren, at left, stands with art instructor Sadaf Khan in front of the intricately painted truck, representing Tennessee and Pakistan, that is seen by students throughout the Chattanooga area.

New Executive Leadership Center Opens in Ras Tanura

New Executive Leadership Center Opens in Ras Tanura

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco’s Management and Professional Development Department (M&PDD) has opened a new Executive Leadership Center in Ras Tanura. Following a renovation of the existing Executive Leadership Center Building, this new facility will enhance and strengthen Aramco’s leadership pipeline.

Boy Scout Camporee - December 24, 1986

Boy Scout Camporee - December 24, 1986

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Eight scout troops bivouacked on Qurayyah beach and competed in nine events designed to test the 115 boys and 29 adult leaders on scouting skills at the recent Boy Scouts Camporee.

Panorama: 2021 - Issue 2

Panorama: 2021 - Issue 2

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue learn more about: Outdoor adventures, Strap in for a safe ride, Bugs bite and more ... Panorama is proud to feature Saudi Aramco employees and their families.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 08, 2021

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 08, 2021

BY AramcoWorld / /

Interactive layering shows how landfill projects have significantly enlarged the area of the southern tip of New York’s Manhattan since the drawing of the 17th-century map, right, that depicts what is now the heart of the city’s Financial District. Anthony Jansen van Salee owned a house near the middle of the north (right) side of the lower block of Bridge Street.

Ras Al-Khair Maritime Complex Turns to Nonmetallic

Ras Al-Khair Maritime Complex Turns to Nonmetallic

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The piping network at the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services megaproject in Ras Al-Khair is huge, consisting of more than 300 km of utility piping systems. As part of Aramco’s strategy to promote nonmetallic materials to combat corrosion and utilize crude for petrochemicals conversion, the project management team evaluated various nonmetallic systems during the project’s design stage, with support from the Consulting Services Department.

Aramco Announces $15.5 Billion Landmark Gas Pipeline Deal with Global Consortium Led by BlackRock Real Assets and Hassana Investment Company

Aramco Announces $15.5 Billion Landmark Gas Pipeline Deal with Global Consortium Led by BlackRock Real Assets and Hassana Investment Company

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco”) has signed a $15.5 billion lease and leaseback deal involving its gas pipeline network with a consortium led by BlackRock Real Assets (“BlackRock”) and Hassana Investment Company (“Hassana”), the investment management arm of the General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) in Saudi Arabia, in one of the world’s largest energy infrastructure deals.