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.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 13, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 13, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was a record-breaking year for AramcoWorld at the 2019 FOLIO: Eddie and Ozzie Awards Gala, held on October 30 at New York’s Hilton Midtown, just blocks from where the magazine was founded 70 years ago this month.

Pioneering Plant on Environmental Frontline

Pioneering Plant on Environmental Frontline

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Carefully trickling water upon the ivory sands of the ad-Dahna desert has magically created an ecosystem more valuable than gold. Since its inauguration in 1977, eastern Saudi Arabia’s Berri Gas Plant has funneled storm water running off its facilities into a carefully crafted artificial wetland that is situated next to the site’s operating infrastructure.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Fall 2019

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Fall 2019

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.

Saudi Aramco Signs 2020 Crude Oil Supply Deals at China’s Largest Trade Fair

Saudi Aramco Signs 2020 Crude Oil Supply Deals at China’s Largest Trade Fair

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco signed crude oil sales agreements for 2020 with five Chinese customers, increasing total volume by 151,000 barrels per day compared to their 2019 supply contracts. These new sales agreements further solidify the Company’s position as China’s top crude supplier.