Celebrating OTC’s 50th Anniversary

Celebrating OTC’s 50th Anniversary

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco’s participation in this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) fit the theme of “Going The Distance” as the offshore energy sector prepares for the next five decades of development.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 29, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 29, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In the late 15th century, the Catholic pope and the Muslim rulers in Cairo, Granada and Jerusalem did not agree on much. But this much they shared: a taste for new carpets—big ones. According to both Italian and Arab observers, these carpets were unique and more spectacular than any others of their time.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Spring 2019

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Spring 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Fatty acids and their derivatives have been used as emulsifiers, lubricants, etc., in drilling fluids. Waste vegetable oil is a good source of triglycerides. Fatty acids and the methyl ester of fatty acids can be isolated from triglycerides by a simple base hydrolysis. These in-house developed products show exceptional properties as primary emulsifiers for invert-emulsion oil-based mud (OBM), and as lubricants for water-based mud and base oil for OBM.

Offering Up a Taste of Ramadan

Offering Up a Taste of Ramadan

BY The Arabian Sun / /

We all know that Ramadan is about prayers, fasting, and family, but of course, food plays a central role in activities over the Holy Month. Here are some Ramadan recipes that are delicious and certainly worth trying.

International Day for Biodiversity

International Day for Biodiversity

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Every year, May 22 is International Day for Biological Diversity, a United Nations (U.N.) sanctioned day to promote and observe biodiversity issues.

Sabotage Incident Targeted Saudi Aramco Facility

Sabotage Incident Targeted Saudi Aramco Facility

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco responded to a fire at East West Pipeline Pump station 8 which was caused by a sabotage incident using armed drones which targeted pump stations 8 and 9.

Prosperity Continues to Flow

Prosperity Continues to Flow

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Eighty years ago, on May 1, 1939, Saudi Arabia’s founder King ‘Abd al-’Aziz Al-Sa’ud personally turned the valve that allowed oil to flow into the tanker the D.G Scofield, anchored off Ras Tanura.

Aramco World - May 2019

Aramco World - May 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

Aramco World, 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.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - May 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - April 2019

Abqaiq: The Friendly City Gazette - April 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Abqaiq The Friendly City Gazette is a free monthly publication published by the Southern Area/Central Region Community Services Department for Saudi Aramco employees and dependents in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.

Ramadan and Healthy Living

Ramadan and Healthy Living

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Healthy living revolves around eating healthy, exercising, sleeping well, and avoiding stress and addictive harmful habits. The Holy Month of Ramadan is seen by many as the time to start on a road to a healthier and more spiritual way of living.

Aramco Students Volunteer in U.S. Communities

Aramco Students Volunteer in U.S. Communities

BY The Arabian Sun / /

More than 100 students sponsored by Aramco have ventured outside the walls of classrooms this year to work in U.S. communities, volunteering at charities that work to alleviate hunger domestically and overseas by packing and delivering food for people who need it.

Shaybah Airstrip a Logistical Achievement

Shaybah Airstrip a Logistical Achievement

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Forty thousand people, 1,800 bus trips, 333 flights, 296,000 safe construction man-hours, 112,000 sq. meters of rubblized concrete, 400,000 sq. meters of asphalt, 4,000,000 km of heavy-duty truck trips, 125 km of electrical cables, 77 days of construction work, and zero incidents.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 01, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 01, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Founded in the 10th century along the Roman road to Spain and just six kilometers up the river Lez from the Mediterranean Sea, Montpellier had become a flourishing commercial partner with the entire Mediterranean region by the 12th century.

International Collaboration Leads to New Industry Academic Win

International Collaboration Leads to New Industry Academic Win

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In collaboration with the University of Leeds in United Kingdom, Aramco’s Exploration admin area introduces an additional innovative approach to postgraduate development in addition to its regular out-of-Kingdom Advanced Degree Program (ADP).