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.
In Houston and in elite running circles around the world, the name Aramco takes on special meaning each year in January. That is when more than 300,000 runners, spectators, and volunteers descend on downtown Houston to be part of Marathon Weekend.
It is 4 a.m. at the Tanajib camp. The outside temperature is 11°C, as expected at this time of year. In Building 130, an alarm bell rings awakening Bassam H. Fallatah — it’s an early start. Saudi Aramco has passengers that need ferrying to offshore platforms, so it’s time to get to work.
It was more than 100 years ago that a German archeologist named Ernst Sellin began excavations at Tel Balata, an archeological mound near the city of Nablus in Palestine’s West Bank. The mound, or tell, as archeologists call it, proved to be the site of a large Bronze Age city with stone fortifications, monumental gates and a temple with walls five meters thick.
Saudi Aramco concluded the 12th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), the largest international oil and gas conference, which took place in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The conference attracted record particpation of over 18,000 attendees and over 1,200 organizations from over 70 countries around the world, as well as over 250 exhibiting companies.
Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser has been named the Energy Intelligence Energy Executive of the Year for 2020. Nasser, who is the 24th winner of the highly prestigious award, received the most votes from past winners and top global industry executives.
Gathered outside Gate 34 in Dhahran on Friday, 145 fortunate Saudi Aramco employees and dependents were about to go on a memorable day trip. Organized by the Corporate Affairs’ events team, the group was being taken to see the many archaeological treasures of Al-‘Ula in the northwest area of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Aramco today hosted the opening ceremony of the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), the leading international oil and gas conference taking place from January 13-15 in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology is published quarterly by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to provide the company’s scientific and engineering communities a forum for the exchange of ideas through the presentation of technical information aimed at advancing knowledge in the hydrocarbon industry.
Saudi Aramco Looks to Attract Partners in Key European Cluster on Second International Nonmetallics Symposium
Following up on an inaugural nonmetallics symposium in 2018 in Tokyo, 2019 saw Saudi Aramco recently host a number of industry specialists, alongside Plastipolis, in Lyon, France.
Septimius Severus, who ruled the Roman Empire from 193 to 211 ce, dedicated this triumphal arch in 203 ce at a crossroads in his home city of Leptis Magna, on the coast of modern Libya, where his family ran profitable olive farms.
Saudi Aramco Welcomes New Agreement Between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait for Resumption of Oil Production
Saudi Aramco welcomes the new agreement signed between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the State of Kuwait regarding the Saudi-Kuwaiti Partitioned Zone, which paves the way for the resumption of oil production at two fields.
The Aramco Beijing Research Center (BRC) recently received the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award for Petroleum and Chemical Industries from the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation.
As we step into 2020 and AramcoWorld enters its own eighth decade, we invite you to look back with us on the last 10 years of AramcoWorld. Not only was it a decade of award-winning stories of cultural connections, it was one that saw us redesigning our print and digital editions, launching our mobile app and video channel, and starting new departments FirstLook and Flavors.
The Yanbu’ Refinery team recently celebrated the safe and successful commissioning of a critical milestone in the history of the Yanbu’ Refinery Department — the Sour Water Stripper Column Replacement Project.
In alignment with directives to promote the use of nonmetallic material in the construction sector, Saudi Aramco’s Consulting Services Department (CSD) has piloted “Plastic Road” technology within a company-owned facility on the Hawiyah Road near Hofuf.
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.
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.
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.
Aramco recently unveiled to the public for the first time its low CO2 Class 8 heavy-duty truck that utilizes one of the company’s flagship technologies, a mobile carbon capture system that dramatically reduces CO2 emissions at the tailpipe.