An Outing to al-Uqair: Take a Step Back In Time at Historic Port

An Outing to al-Uqair: Take a Step Back In Time at Historic Port

BY The Arabian Sun / /

About an hour from Dhahran, along a stretch of natural and wild coast, you get to al-Uqair. Fifty miles northeast of the fertile oasis of al-Hasa and its main city of Hofuf, the journey to al-Uqair features beautiful lush scenery with a path full of palm trees that arise misaligned in bushes and throw their branches into transparent and pristine waters.

AramcoWorld - July 2020

AramcoWorld - July 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.

Abqaiq Stables Keep the Horses Going

Abqaiq Stables Keep the Horses Going

BY The Arabian Sun / /

During these challenging times, work at the Abqaiq horse stables has not stopped. The Abqaiq Arabian Horse Association (AAHA) team here have had to adapt and learn new skills to keep the horses and the facility in first-class condition.

Aramco and Formula 1

Aramco and Formula 1

BY The Arabian Sun / /

When Saudi Aramco became a Global Partner of Formula 1 auto racing, it made perfect sense. Formula 1 is a sport based on technology, teamwork, and a constant drive for innovation.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 08, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - July 08, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

With every stitch of Hindamme, his ready-to-wear fashion line, 32-year-old Mohammed Khoja inches closer to a global spotlight. Khoja launched Hindamme—an Arabic word he explains refers to “perfect form and harmony”—in 2016 for the youthful, playful and heritage-aware.

An Oasis of Green on the Red Sands of Shaybah

An Oasis of Green on the Red Sands of Shaybah

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The company’s community in Shaybah has established a solar powered greenhouse to become self-sufficient in landscape supplies, reducing costs, emissions, and enhancing supply resilience.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 24, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 24, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

The narrow lane passed under a vaulted passageway and emerged back into the bright sunshine as it wound through Tozeur’s Ouled el-Hadef quarter. The houses in this centuries-old neighborhood open privately onto interior courtyards, offering the narrow streets only tall exterior walls with high, slitted windows and stout doors made of palm wood.

Join Me in Welcoming SABIC into the Aramco Family of Companies

Join Me in Welcoming SABIC into the Aramco Family of Companies

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

On Wednesday, we announced the successful completion of our acquisition of a 70% stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) — one of the world’s most significant, diversified chemicals companies — from the Public Investment Fund, the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 10, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 10, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

A bottle of frankincense essential oil sits on a branch of a frankincense tree (Boswellia sacra) in the Dhofar Governate of Oman, where a semiarid climate and limestone geology have proven especially hospitable for its cultivation for more than 3,000 years. Frankincense from Oman was instrumental in the rise of early kingdoms in the region, and today it is a center for one of the most popular of essential oils.

Smart Helmets Supporting Operations During COVID-19

Smart Helmets Supporting Operations During COVID-19

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In-line with Saudi Aramco’s Digital Transformation Program – which capitalizes on innovative Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies to deliver energy more sustainably and efficiently – Aramco Asia recently deployed a “smart helmet.”

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 27, 2020

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 27, 2020

BY AramcoWorld / /

Since the hieroglyphs on the Rosetta stone were deciphered in 1822, scholars have learned a great deal about early Egypt. But the language of Nubia, Egypt’s rival to the south, remains untranslated, with the result that far less is known about Nubia.

Open letter from the CEOs of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative

Open letter from the CEOs of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The unprecedented challenges the world is facing force us all to sharpen our focus on what really matters. Our immediate priority, as CEOs, is to do everything we can so that our people and communities are safe and capable of confronting the pandemic effectively.