Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Winter 2019

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Winter 2019

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.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 8, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 8, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Septimius Severus, who ruled the Roman Empire from 193 to 211 ce, dedicated this triumphal arch in 203 ce at a crossroads in his home city of Leptis Magna, on the coast of modern Libya, where his family ran profitable olive farms.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 26, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 26, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

As we step into 2020 and AramcoWorld enters its own eighth decade, we invite you to look back with us on the last 10 years of AramcoWorld. Not only was it a decade of award-winning stories of cultural connections, it was one that saw us redesigning our print and digital editions, launching our mobile app and video channel, and starting new departments FirstLook and Flavors.

Rahim’s Journey in the Kingdom to End After Two Decades

Rahim’s Journey in the Kingdom to End After Two Decades

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and receiving his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, Zillur Rahim started his Saudi Aramco journey in February 2000, and is now set to retire in January 2020.

Together, We Make History

Together, We Make History

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Announcing Saudi Aramco’s share trading debut on Saudi Arabia’s national stock exchange, HE Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Chairman of the Saudi Aramco Board of Directors, and Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser, opened a bold new chapter in the company’s long and proud history.

Aramco Acquires 17% of South Korean Hyundai Oilbank

Aramco Acquires 17% of South Korean Hyundai Oilbank

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has completed, through its subsidiary Aramco Overseas Company B.V. (AOC), the acquisition of 17% of Hyundai Oilbank from Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings, for approximately US$1.2 Billion. The completion follows receipt of all necessary regulatory consents and approvals.

A Protective Pocket of Scarcity

A Protective Pocket of Scarcity

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Living above the midpoint of the world’s largest oil field is a selection of natural life that is, unfortunately, becoming increasingly rare. Saudi Arabia’s grand Ghawar oil field, discovered in 1948, lies quietly hidden in the east beneath the golden ad-Dahna desert sands...

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 11, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - December 11, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

From the Babylonian clay tablet of 600 BCE to Katip Çelebi’s map of Japan drawn in 1732, geographers and cartographers of the Islamic world drew upon Greek, Babylonian, Syriac, Sassanian, Indian, Chinese, Turkic and European knowledge to produce a new, atlas-like genre of detailed maps of the world known to them.

Ithra Partners with Arab Thought Foundation to Host Fikr17

Ithra Partners with Arab Thought Foundation to Host Fikr17

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Fikr17, a leading cultural conference in the Arab World, features 12 sessions under the theme “Toward New Arabic Thought,” with 80 speakers, as well as 36 sponsors and partners. The event, which runs through Thursday, is expected to draw more than 600 attendees from the around the region and beyond.

Standing on the Shoulders of our Pioneers

Standing on the Shoulders of our Pioneers

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The year was 1945 — the average cost of a new house in the United States was $4,600, the average annual salary was $2,400, and the World War II was in its final throes. This was the heyday of magazine publishing and LIFE magazine was renowned for the excellence of its photographic essays and the thoroughness of its writing.

AramcoWorld - November 2019

AramcoWorld - November 2019

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.