Historical Perspective: A Glow in the Valley

Historical Perspective: A Glow in the Valley

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Some 55 years ago, when I was only 4, I recall some of my first and richest memories growing up in my village in southern Saudi Arabia.

Aramco Announces Corporate Development Organization

Aramco Announces Corporate Development Organization

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced the establishment of an integrated Corporate Development organization to optimize the Company's portfolio.

2 Million Mangroves Added to Carbon Front Line

2 Million Mangroves Added to Carbon Front Line

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A record 2 million mangrove saplings planted earlier this summer by Aramco brings the number of mangroves restored along the Arabian coastline by the company since 1993 to 4.3 million.

AramcoWorld - Homeschooling

AramcoWorld - Homeschooling

BY AramcoWorld / /

Teaching from home? Teaching at home? We can help! For students: We hope this guide will help sharpen your reading skills and deepen your understanding of this issue’s articles. For teachers: We encourage reproduction and adaptation of these ideas, freely and without further permission from AramcoWorld, by teachers at any level, whether working in a classroom or through home study.

The Rise of the First Women’s Football Club in Saudi Arabia

The Rise of the First Women’s Football Club in Saudi Arabia

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Women’s sports in Saudi Arabia was very limited when the Eastern Flames soccer team was first founded in 2006. But that didn’t stop Kaye Smith — the founder of the club — from following her passion in forming the Eastern Flames team.

Aramco Announces Second Quarter and Half-year 2020 Results

Aramco Announces Second Quarter and Half-year 2020 Results

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced its results for the second quarter and first half of 2020, highlighting the Company’s financial and operational resilience, and commitment to shareholders despite challenging market conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 05, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - August 05, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

The first purpose-built eco mosque in Europe, the Central Mosque in Cambridge, England, opened last year. With space for 1,000 worshipers, its rooftop photo-voltaic (pv) panels generate enough power to meet a third of the mosque’s energy requirements.

Great Gardens Bring Color, Beauty, and Life to Dhahran

Great Gardens Bring Color, Beauty, and Life to Dhahran

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Passion. Imagination. Creativity. Sustainability. These attributes were on full display by the three winners of the 2019-2020 best yard competition in Dhahran, as they were recognized for their efforts to enhance aesthetics in the community and apply environmental friendly methods to maintain their yards.

‘Id Mubarak: Together in the Spirit of Sacrifice

‘Id Mubarak: Together in the Spirit of Sacrifice

BY The Arabian Sun / /

I would like to extend my best wishes to you and to your families for a peaceful ‘Id al-Adha and some well-deserved time for rest and relaxation. I recognize that a number of our colleagues are away from their families this ‘Id, but we are united in our appreciation for their sacrifices.

Honey Above the Clouds: A Higher Taste of Life in Al Fayfa

Honey Above the Clouds: A Higher Taste of Life in Al Fayfa

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Visitors to Al Fayfa Mountains struggle to decide what is more hair-raising — going up its daunting mountain slopes, or coming down. Locals grow up navigating the challenging corners of its steep contours, and claim they know when someone new has moved into their soaring neighborhood.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Summer 2020

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Summer 2020

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.

Drilling from the Earth to the Moon

Drilling from the Earth to the Moon

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Aramco has always been ahead of the industry in exploring new technologies. Moreover, as the research arm of the upstream business, our EXPEC Advanced Research Center (ARC) is at the frontier of the research and development of Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) technology.

Al-Helal Bids Farewell to ‘The Best Company with the Best People in the World’

Al-Helal Bids Farewell to ‘The Best Company with the Best People in the World’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Fahad E. Al-Helal, who led Aramco Project Management since 2012, was recognized in a special ceremony last week. Hosted by Ahmad A. Al Sa’adi, senior vice president of Technical Services, the unique ceremony (complete with face masks and physical distancing) was attended by Amin Nasser, president and CEO, and other members of management.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Spring 2020

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Spring 2020

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine distributed to retired employees and adult children of the Saudi Aramco Enterprise.

Gahwa Renaissance

Gahwa Renaissance

BY The Arabian Sun / /

As Zayed al-Tamimi’s brass pestle hits the mortar, its rhythmic clink resounds with the crunch of coffee beans through the hall of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. On a display screen above him, closeups of his motions attract the eyes of coffee professionals and enthusiasts. Watching most closely is the panel of four judges.

An Outing to al-Uqair: Take a Step Back In Time at Historic Port

An Outing to al-Uqair: Take a Step Back In Time at Historic Port

BY The Arabian Sun / /

About an hour from Dhahran, along a stretch of natural and wild coast, you get to al-Uqair. Fifty miles northeast of the fertile oasis of al-Hasa and its main city of Hofuf, the journey to al-Uqair features beautiful lush scenery with a path full of palm trees that arise misaligned in bushes and throw their branches into transparent and pristine waters.