Farasan Island: Like No Other Place in the Kingdom

Farasan Island: Like No Other Place in the Kingdom

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Setting sail from Jazan to the Farasan Islands, the Saudi archipelago made up of 84 islands, the ferry docks on the largest island of about 30,000 residents.

Boy Scouts Hold Joint Fundraiser Golfing Event

Boy Scouts Hold Joint Fundraiser Golfing Event

BY The Arabian Sun / /

On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Rolling Hills Golf Club (RHGC) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 1 hosted a joint fundraiser golfing event. The event was planned to be held in March, but it was delayed until November due to COVID-19.

Finding History on The Roads North of Riyadh

Finding History on The Roads North of Riyadh

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Somewhere north of Riyadh along less-traveled roads, time has stopped. Here, in the traditional villages that have existed for generations, time has not erased traces of the past, but instead restored it through their architecture and ways of life.

Ladies First International Golf Tournament

Ladies First International Golf Tournament

BY The Arabian Sun / /

On Nov. 15, Danish golfer Emily Kristine Pedersen was crowned as the winner of the first Aramco Ladies International Golf Tournament. The tournament, held at the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club in Jiddah, was the first ladies’ golf tournament held within the borders of Saudi Arabia.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 11, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - November 11, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

As he stepped up to the plate and turned to face the pitcher, everything else—the noise of the crowd, his work back at the newspaper, the parents and sisters he was supporting—dropped away that July day in 1931.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Fall 2020

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Fall 2020

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

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.

AramcoWorld - November 2020

AramcoWorld - November 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

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.

Trekking the Mountains of Al Baha

Trekking the Mountains of Al Baha

BY The Arabian Sun / /

On a clear day, you can climb to the top of Shada Al-Asfal and see the deep blue waters of the Red Sea on the horizon 60 kilometers away. But even on a hazy summer afternoon, as the mists blow in from the coasts, the mountains and lush green valleys around Al Baha are breathtaking. It’s no accident that this region is called “the Garden of the Hejaz.”

Delivering in Challenging Times

Delivering in Challenging Times

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on economies around the world, our industry has been confronted by numerous challenges. The combination of reduced demand and a fragile business environment has created uncertainty for many companies globally.

Capturing Abqaiq’s Beauty by Community Residents

Capturing Abqaiq’s Beauty by Community Residents

BY The Arabian Sun / /

To promote community spirit and creativity through art in Abqaiq, the Abqaiq Residential and Recreation Services Division (ARRSD) encouraged community residents to show their photography talent by sharing photos of landmarks in and around the community. An array of bright and colorful photos were received, each highlighting Abqaiq.

Saudi Aramco Third-quarter 2020 Interim Report

Saudi Aramco Third-quarter 2020 Interim Report

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

For the three-month and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2020. The third quarter of 2020 saw early signs of a recovery in global energy markets as some governments across the world eased COVID-19 related restrictions, providing stimulus for improved economic activity.

Aramco Announces Third Quarter 2020 Results

Aramco Announces Third Quarter 2020 Results

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Aramco” or “the Company”) today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2020. These results highlight the Company’s financial and operational strength, despite market volatility and the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 28, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 28, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Hisssstory vexes me. The very sound of it sizzles on my serpent tongue, tasting of lies and hypocrisy. Do not speak to me of apples and Eve, or of mad Medusa whose gaze turned onlookers to stone. Why should I not be angry? I am despised as a primal, unhuman creature living without arms or legs, eyelids or eardrums.

Aramco Employs Kingdom’s First Case of ‘Green Concrete’

Aramco Employs Kingdom’s First Case of ‘Green Concrete’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The drive to reduce, reuse, and recycle can be found throughout our operations, including project management. In line with Aramco’s directive toward promoting a circular economy, improving sustainability, and lowering our carbon footprint...

Dawmat Al Jandal a Rich and Ancient Oasis with a Mystery

Dawmat Al Jandal a Rich and Ancient Oasis with a Mystery

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dawmat al Jandal, an oasis on the northern edge of the Great Nafud Desert, has long served as an important trading hub and station for caravans, linking Arabia with the ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia and the Levant, going as far back perhaps as to the 11th century B.C.E.

Aramcon the First Saudi Woman Cycling Champ

Aramcon the First Saudi Woman Cycling Champ

BY The Arabian Sun / /

After years of hard work and dedication to the sport, Ahlam Al-Zaid, an Aramco business systems analyst, earned the gold medal at the first Saudi women cycling championship this past August.

Dhahran Dining Hall Gets Facelift

Dhahran Dining Hall Gets Facelift

BY The Arabian Sun / /

As part of the Aramco’s ongoing efforts to enhance customer experience and facility upgrade, the Dhahran Dining Hall recently received a “state-of-the-art” interior refurbishment to provide a new look and articulated ambiance together with new varieties of services.