Students sponsored through Aramco Training and Development (T&D) recently celebrated ‘Id around the world, with events for participants in the company’s Chapter 14 program sponsored on campuses in 16 countries.
Kumbu Nije, 13, removes freshly harvested groundnuts—peanuts—from a basket. With 110 women members working 23 hectares, the Banjulunding Women's Garden is one of dozens of such collectives across the African continent's smallest country.
Here are some interesting headlines over the past 70 years. Crude oil production and refinery runs in Saudi Arabia last year established new all-time highs, F.A. Davies, chairman of Aramco, revealed. In a report of operations for 1951 to the royal Saudi government, the Aramco chairman said developments last year "continued to advance Saudi Arabia in importance in the international petroleum trade.”
In Saudi Arabia’s northern corner, Aramco has ended routine flaring for the mammoth 5.1 billion standard cubic feet (scf) of high-pressure natural gas produced each day from three of the company’s nonassociated gas reservoirs.
Aramco is honored once again to receive the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International Industry Appreciation Award for 2022. Aramco’s resilience and agility has built one of the world’s largest integrated energy and chemicals companies. Saudi Aramco is part of the global effort toward building a low carbon economy.
I first learned of Harrat Khaybar after reading a report about the discovery of Mustatil’s in the northwest region of Saudi Arabia. Harrat Khaybar, literally the “volcanic fields of Khaybar” (and named so because of its vicinity to the city of Khaybar), is a volcanic field located about 150 km from the Holy City of Madinah.
Here are some headlines from the past eight decades of The Arabian Sun (and its predecessor, The Dust Rag.) From the aspirations cast upon us because of the title "Dust Rag." Perhaps we were too hasty in naming our paper. What do you think? Shall we change the name? Please give us your honest criticism and suggest a title you feel should be used.
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.
For more than eight hours, we navigated the Sekonyer River in a wooden boat, cruising through Tanjung Puting National Park in the Central Kalimantan region of Borneo, Indonesia. After docking, we walked about an hour in the lush rainforest. Then, our tour guide and ranger, Adut, placed corn and yams on top of a wooden table.
Longtime Aramcon Tim Hansen has rolled into retirement with gusto, having recently completed a bike trip across America from California to Florida. The 3,100-mile trip took 52 days to complete, with 45 days of actual biking. It started in San Diego, California, on the West Coast, and ended in St. Augustine, Florida, on the East Coast.
Today (July 5), Aramco announced a major expansion of its Namaat industrial investment programs, with 55 agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) across the sustainability, digital, industrial, manufacturing, and social innovation sectors.
Arabic classes for the new year, celebrating production records and drilling competition champions, a hiatus in the weekly publications, as well as the Feel the Burn event are highlighted in this week’s trip down Memory Lane.
June 15, 2022, will be remembered as a milestone date in Aramco’s history because this was the day Aramco issued its first-ever Sustainability Report. “This report — the first of its kind in our company’s history — sets out the actions we are taking and the standards against which our performance may be judged.
Here are several headlines from the company’s weeklies over the past 70 years. A colorful ceremony Sunday evening, June 29, marked the opening of Steineke Hall, a modern two-story building of cement brick construction, located near the Dhahran Dining Hall.
The American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC), an internationally recognized research firm in benchmarking and best practices, has named Aramco as one of five recipients of its 2022 Excellence in Knowledge Management (KM) award.
Aramco on Monday inaugurated the Aramco Research Center at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (ARC KAUST), which looks to accelerate the development of low-carbon solutions for the energy industry using advanced analytics.
“Leadership, sustainability, and technology. These three elements make up the very foundation of any organization in terms of delivering on its Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) commitments,” said Ghassan G. Abulfaraj, chief Loss Prevention engineer, in his keynote address at the recent International Conference and Exhibition on Health, Safety and Environment in Oman.
The artificial algae tree, known as the “Climatree,” is a state-of-the-art direct air carbon capturing microalgae photobioreactor, integrated with a patented carbon dioxide (CO2) scrubber, that has been designed by Aramco in collaboration with Greengroves Environmental Services Saudi Arabia.
Acclaimed cookbook author Salma Hage grew up in the mountains of the Kadisha Valley in Northern Lebanon. Like many cooks, she learned her craft at her mother’s knee, as well as those of other female relatives in her household, where she often took on the role of cook for her eleven siblings.
Not all the news in Aramco’s weekly publications were business. In fact, dependents and their achievements have been part of the company’s long history. Here’s a mix of business and dependent news over the decades.