Gibert C. Drowley, Aramco Vice president, Mechanical Services Organization, departed for retirement on May 31, after completing over 30 years of service with the company.
T.D. Collier, Aramco director, vice president of Finance, and comptroller, left Dhahran in early January to begin his retirement after 29 years of service with the company.
In this season we traditionally take time out from our regular activities and turn our minds and hearts to those who have been close to us but who now are in other locales.
When Violette Regnier left Dhahran in May of 1970, after twelve years with Aramco, she made an immediate transfer to Texaco's Government Relations and Negotiation Group, Producing Department, Eastern Hemisphere.
As we look back upon our activities in 1971, many of us have reason to be pleased with the roles we have had in expanding operations, achievinf new records and being of service to others.
Last December Marvin Hamilton and his wife, Ellie, with poodles Shah and Seema, left Ras Tanura and headed for their new home at 801 Harbor Island, Clearwater, Florida 33515.
I know that those of you who helped to lay the foundation for today's operations will join me and all employees in a feeling of accomplishment as the book closes on 1970.
Someone said that the longest way 'round was the shortest way home, but we're not so sure. Phil Rosarta and his Lola headed for Florida via the Orient when they left Dhahran in April.
This news is pure propaganda, completely biased, we are strongly prejudiced and admit to slanting all statements in an attempt to sway the minds of those who have anxiously or just curiously waiting for the Reunion Report.
For Aramco, the Sixties were years of steady advance. Achievements that would have been headlined with great fanfare at the beginning of the decade are part of normal operations today.
All of George F. Atwell's twenty years with Aramco were spent in Dhahran's Utilities Division, where he started as Utilities Operator in May 1948.
Hear ye! Hear ye! Reunion time is just around the corner and things are being handled a little differently for the 1968 event in Palm Springs, California.
The traditional ideals of the Christmas Season - Peace, Brotherhood, Charity - have urgency about them for those of us who have close relationships with the people of the Middle East.
When the Jack Colemans left Dhahran the end of June, accompanied by their two Siamese cats, they headed for their home at 1209 Durant, Modesto, California.
How long's it been since you went to an honest-to-goodness Fish Fry? Too Long?
Garry Owen, who retired in January as an Aramco Director and Vice President - Government Relations U.S.A., had been fascinated with the Middle East since his first visit there in 1924.
It's not the year for national elections, on which many place the greatest importance - perhaps because it's noisier.
Preparations will begin shortly for printing a new Fall 1966 edition of the Annuitants Annual Address List which, as you know, received wide distrubution inside and outside the United States.
The signs of Spring are all about. The ice and frost are thawing, early morning air began to smell a little different several weeks ago and the days got longer.
As this most joyous season of the year again brings old friends together in spirit across the reach of time and space, we greet you from Saudi Arabia.