From the Sept. 17, 1952 edition of the Arabian Sun and Flare, P. 1 and P. 2. It will be no news to local folks that Aramco has been building new camps for Saudi Intermediates and other Intermediate employees. What is news i s that the Dhahran and Ras Tanura Districts will open their residential areas on Oct. 1.
From the Sept. 18, 1963 edition of the Sun and Flare. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cook and son Bryan will leave for retirement Sept. 18. Cook has spent his entire career in Ras Tanura, in the Transportation Department as dispatcher from 1948 to 1950, shift foreman from 1950 to 1952, and foreman from 1952 to 1963.
Aramco president and CEO, Amin Nasser, encouraged the company’s youth to seize the huge number of opportunities available to them at Aramco, as he addressed the 60 finalists in the selection process for next year’s cohort of the Young Leaders’ Advisory Board (YLAB).
From the Sept. 14, 1983 edition of The Arabian Sun. "The easy oil has already been found." This rather negative truism applies to the oil-producing nations of the world including Saudi Arabia. To locate hard-to-find oil and gas, Aramco is not only utilizing the most advanced technology available, it is also blazing new trails in the application of sophisticated scientific devices.
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.
Celebrated as one of Egypt’s most influential women in fashion and design, Azza Fahmy has creations that translate the MENA region’s culture, art and historical references to the world through contemporary jewelry, capturing the attention of cultural buffs and fashionistas alike.
I wake up longing for the farm after the dawn prayer. When I gather with my brothers, all we talk about is this farm, about the factory, how we can develop this product improve the farm, and take good care of it. We head down to the farm for the harvesting process, which continues until nine o’clock or nine-thirty.
From the Sept. 5, 1973 edition of The Arabian Sun. At least 1,230 students, representing an increase of 12.3 percent over last year's enrollment, will enter the three Aramco schools this Saturday to begin a school year that will see a number of changes in programs and facilities, as well as the arrival of 28 new teachers, a new school psychologist, and a new speech therapist.
Stellantis has concluded that 24 engine families in European vehicles sold since 2014, representing 28 million vehicles on the road, are ready to use advanced drop-in eFuel without any powertrain modification, following months of testing at its technical centers across Europe. The tests were conducted using surrogate eFuels provided by Aramco, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies.
From the Sept. 3, 1952 edition of the Sun and Flare. The Saudi Government Railroad has moved three of its offices from the Dammam Railroad Compound into a new three-story building located in the heart of the expanding port city.
Setting the bar and inspiring colleagues, Abdulrahim A. Thagafi from the Ras Tanura and Western Region (RT&WR) Marine Operations Department, has become “marine chief engineer,” while Ghurman M. Shehri from the same department has become “marine master,” both the first to graduate with the positions from the Marine Training Academy.
Ferrari gave it everything to try to halt Red Bull's winning streak at its home Formula 1 round — the Italian Grand Prix. It resulted in one of the best races of the season so far, but despite some very spirited driving by Carlos Sainz in particular, Red Bull's Max Verstappen still took a record-breaking 10th straight Grand Prix win.
From the Sept. 4, 1968 edition of the Sun and Flare. School bells rang Saturday morning in Aramco’s three communities. Students fell in line and marched into classrooms, which soon filled with the mingled murmur of teachers aligning the trimester's courses and squirming students who listen or who invent various ways of not listening with style.
A book event to inspire children to take up reading was recently held over three evenings at the Dhahran Recreation Library. The Aramco LIFE Book Club Initiative was held on Aug. 14, 15, and 16. The first and last evenings were for children aged from six to nine years old, while the second night was targeted at kids aged 10 to 12 years old.
Aramco’s Energy Exhibit celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, providing engaging and high-quality learning experiences for visitors of all ages focusing on energy and Aramco’s role in supporting development for the Kingdom.
From the Aug. 29, 1962 edition of the Sun and Flare. Loading 718,597 barrels of crude oil and 68,018 barrels of bunker fuel oil, the Manhattan Tanker company's "Manhattan" established a record for single ship offtakings last weekend at the Ras Tanura Terminal.
From the Aug. 30, 1972 edition of The Arabian Sun. The representative group of Aramco returning students last week presented to the National Secondary School for Girls in Dammam the proceeds from the 1972 Student Benefit Show. The show was sponsored by the Dhahran Women's Group and held at the Dhahran School Gymnasium in late July.
From the Aug. 27, 1986 edition of The Arabian Sun. Very few gas plants in the world have the high volume and pressure that are intrinsic to Aramco gas facilities, as well as the large relief valve systems that protect against potential ruptures during upset plant conditions.
Six international college students recently completed a six-month exchange and internship program with Aramco and the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). The program involved the students looking into core analysis for oil recovery enhancement...
From the Aug. 28, 1963 edition of the Sun and Flare. At a formal opening on Sunday, Aug. 25, His Highness Amir 'Abd al-Mushin ibn Jiluwi, acting Governor of the Eastern Province, cuts the ribbon across the entrance of the Oil Exhibit Center in Dhahran.