Aramco World - May 2019

Aramco World - May 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

Aramco World, 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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - April 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - April 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.

Ramadan and Healthy Living

Ramadan and Healthy Living

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Healthy living revolves around eating healthy, exercising, sleeping well, and avoiding stress and addictive harmful habits. The Holy Month of Ramadan is seen by many as the time to start on a road to a healthier and more spiritual way of living.

Aramco Students Volunteer in U.S. Communities

Aramco Students Volunteer in U.S. Communities

BY The Arabian Sun / /

More than 100 students sponsored by Aramco have ventured outside the walls of classrooms this year to work in U.S. communities, volunteering at charities that work to alleviate hunger domestically and overseas by packing and delivering food for people who need it.

Shaybah Airstrip a Logistical Achievement

Shaybah Airstrip a Logistical Achievement

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Forty thousand people, 1,800 bus trips, 333 flights, 296,000 safe construction man-hours, 112,000 sq. meters of rubblized concrete, 400,000 sq. meters of asphalt, 4,000,000 km of heavy-duty truck trips, 125 km of electrical cables, 77 days of construction work, and zero incidents.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 01, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 01, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Founded in the 10th century along the Roman road to Spain and just six kilometers up the river Lez from the Mediterranean Sea, Montpellier had become a flourishing commercial partner with the entire Mediterranean region by the 12th century.

International Collaboration Leads to New Industry Academic Win

International Collaboration Leads to New Industry Academic Win

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In collaboration with the University of Leeds in United Kingdom, Aramco’s Exploration admin area introduces an additional innovative approach to postgraduate development in addition to its regular out-of-Kingdom Advanced Degree Program (ADP).

Workers Recognized for Contributions to Dhahran Community

Workers Recognized for Contributions to Dhahran Community

BY The Arabian Sun / /

More than 1,200 contractor workers were recognized last week for their tireless contributions at an event organized by Zadk, a nonprofit institute, with student volunteers from the Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools.

Green Matters on Earth Day, Protecting our Species by Planting so many Trees

Green Matters on Earth Day, Protecting our Species by Planting so many Trees

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Launched in 1970 and observed in more than 193 countries, Earth Day (April 22) hosts events that promote a collective responsibility to promote harmony with nature and the Earth and achieve balance among the economic, social, and environmental needs of present and future generations of humanity.

Saudi Aramco Leads Largest Oil Spill Drill Off the Coast of Jazan

Saudi Aramco Leads Largest Oil Spill Drill Off the Coast of Jazan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

In line with Saudi Aramco’s efforts to enhance the safety and protection of the environment of the Red Sea, and to ensure that preparedness to respond to incidents is vigorously maintained, the company recently carried out a major oil spill drill along oil tanker shipping routes in the southern part of the Red Sea.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 17, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 17, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In the Red Sea near Marsa Alam, in southeast Egypt, this dugong—named Dennis by local divers—featured in a documentary about the pressures dugongs face from growth in tourism.

Saudi Aramco to Acquire Stake in South Korean Hyundai Oilbank

Saudi Aramco to Acquire Stake in South Korean Hyundai Oilbank

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings today announced that they have reached an agreement for Saudi Aramco’s subsidiary,  Aramco Overseas Company B.V (AOC), to purchase a 17% stake in South Korea's Hyundai Oilbank, a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings.

Ithra Contributes to Success of Sharqiah Season 2019

Ithra Contributes to Success of Sharqiah Season 2019

BY The Arabian Sun / /

”An amazing, amazing, amazing show, literally amazing,” said Rayan AlDawas, one of the visitors at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), describing the Spheres Performance at the Lush Garden. “This is al-Khobar. There have been a lot of changes; there are beautiful things happening. Honestly, it is honorable.”

Saudi Aramco Announces Pricing of $12 Billion Bond Issuance

Saudi Aramco Announces Pricing of $12 Billion Bond Issuance

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Saudi Aramco”) today announced that it has priced an offering of $12 billion in its inaugural international bond issuance. The issuance is comprised of five tranches of senior unsecured notes under Saudi Aramco’s Global Medium Term Note Program.

Using Nonmetallic Materials to Land Airplanes on ‘Udhailiyah’s Short Runway

Using Nonmetallic Materials to Land Airplanes on ‘Udhailiyah’s Short Runway

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Saudi Aramco has deployed for the first time an important technology at airports where there isn’t a sufficient length of runway, due to obstacles, such as insufficient land availability, bodies of water, and other impediments as detailed in the Federal Aviation Administration Technical Standards.