From the Aug. 2, 1967 edition of the Sun and Flare. Three mammoth tanks, each of 500,000 barrel capacity, are the latest additions to the crude-oil storage complex at Ras Tanura Terminal. The first, which went into service this week, was erected by Chicago Bridge Ltd. and completed by the Ras Tanura Division of the Construction Department.
From the Aug. 1, 1990 edition of The Arabian Sun. John D'Souza's familiar face no longer greets visitors to the office of "The Arabian Sun." He and his wife, Celine, departed al-Khobar last month to retire in Canada. D'Souza joined the company in 1955.
Aramco’s recent purchase of verified carbon credits at the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s first voluntary carbon market aims to support the progression toward our Scope 1 and 2 net zero ambition.
Avoiding main roads due to threats to his life, in 622 CE the Prophet Muhammad and his followers escaped north from Makkah to Madinah by riding through the rugged western Arabian Peninsula along a path whose precise contours have been traced only recently.
What if you could visit the past to plan your future? That is exactly what an intrepid team of engineers from Aramco’s Petroleum Engineering and Development (PE&D) organization is doing — by employing recent measurement advances to drill new oil wells through layered rock known to geologists as “clastics.”
Lower-carbon fuels and more efficient internal combustion engines are a priority for Aramco in contributing to the global transition to a lower-carbon future. Transportation is, of course, at the heart of this, and Aramco is exploring the development of lower carbon synthetic fuels, as an alternative to conventional fuels.
From the July 30, 1952 edition of The Sun and Flare. Twenty-nine teenagers, sons and daughters of Aramco families in the field, passed on of the first milestones of their lives when they were graduated from the Senior Staff Schools in three districts.
Aramco, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, has successfully closed a landmark transaction to acquire a 10% interest in Rongsheng Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (“Rongsheng”) for RMB 24.6 billion ($3.4 billion), through its subsidiary Aramco Overseas Company BV, based in the Netherlands.
From the July 31, 1968 edition of the Sun and Flare. It was a sad event last Friday morning on the Rolling Hills Country Club links as Charles A. Johnson, past club president, trudged the final nine holes of his desert golf career in an effort to defeat some 55 fellow golfers and friends.
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is celebrating five years of continuous success this year. Ithra is not only the Kingdom’s gateway and connections to the world, but also the heart of the creative economy and an indispensable player in enriching local talent through original content development.
During the hot summer months, ice-cream shops, called shir yakh feroshees, would sell an assortment of ice creams and other cold desserts. My sister Fatema remembers going into beautiful little shops after school to buy shir yakh.
Perched for 62 years above baked sands on Saudi Arabia’s eastern desert horizon are two production warriors. At Abqaiq wells ABQQ-84 and ABQQ-75, located within the 50 kilometer-long Abqaiq oil field, we aim to maintain their record as the highest cumulative oil producers in Aramco.
“Are … we … there … yet ...?” No, that wasn’t my 12-year old whining from behind me. That was the sound my middle-aged knees made with each step as we ascended to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), and subsequently descended, during a 10-day trekking adventure into the outer edge of Nepal’s Himalaya mountain range.
H.E. Aali M. Al Zahrani has bid a fond farewell to an Aramco career that spanned over three decades to take up the newly created government position of First Governor of the Kingdom’s High Commission for Safety and Industrial Security.
Aramco, TotalEnergies, and SABIC Complete Region’s First Processing of Oil From Plastic Waste at Scale
Aramco, TotalEnergies, and SABIC have for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa successfully converted oil derived from plastic waste into ISCC+ certified circular polymers. The plastic pyrolysis oil, also called plastic waste derived oil (PDO), was processed at the SATORP refinery jointly owned by Aramco and TotalEnergies, in Jubail.
Aramco’s Management and Professional Development Department’s (M&PDD) Executive Speaker Series recently hosted management guru professor David Ulrich at Ithra. Described as the “father of modern HR” and “HR thought leader of the decade,” Ulrich presented to a total of more than 850 employees over three separate sessions.
The Arabian Sun spent the day with Mohammed S. Alduhaimi, an engineer in the Oil Supply Planning and Scheduling’s (OSPAS) Refined Products Division (RPD), to understand more about their mission to deliver energy optimally and reliably. Every morning before starting work at 6:30 a.m., Mohammed S. Alduhaimi goes to the gym.
From the July 12, 2006 edition of The Arabian Sun. The gap between oil demand and supply is so tight that a disruption in supply could send global economies reeling. Under these circumstances, it is critical that industry piping, plants, and refineries stay in top operating condition.
From the July 11, 1956 edition of the Sun and Flare. Thomas Joseph Druge arrived July 7 at the Dhahran Health Center South weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces. He is the one-thousandth baby born to Senior Staff families in the Field since 1940.
From the July 13, 1966 edition of the Sun and Flare. Mrs. Ruth Sheldon Knowles, author, lecturer, petroleum specialist, and war correspondent, arrived in Dhahran for a four-day stop-over on a round-the-world trip. She is on an assignment for the "Reader's Digest" making a study of the world hunger problem.