"No matter what my assignment is, as a photojournalist, I usually keep a camera ready all day. You never know when there will be a chance to make an interesting image that can tell a different story," photojournalist Paula Bronstein said. Personal to the spontaneous, artful to historical, from Cairo to Baltimore, our FirstLook section highlights the photographs and photographers who bring us unique and inspiring views of the world.
Thirty American science teachers recently went on an educational trek across the southwestern U.S. in a geology program that combines classroom learning with real world experiences sponsored by Houston-based Aramco Services Company (ASC).
Saudi Aramco has deployed roughly 1,000 tons of artificial reefs throughout the Arabian Gulf to help rebuild marine ecosystems as well as support the local fisheries industry. Last year, artificial reefs were deployed at both Safaniyah and Al Khafji — 1,220 artificial reef units at Safaniyah and 459 units at Al Khafji.
Earlier this month, Saudi Aramco announced for the first time its half-year financial results. The company’s net income was $46.9 billion for the first half of 2019, compared to $53 billion for the same period last year.
Krym Altynbekov points to what is left of an ancient saddle in his lab, the Scientific-Restoration Laboratory of the Island of Krym, which he founded on the outskirts of Almaty, Kazakhstan. The saddle is among thousands of fragile artifacts for which he and his team have developed relatively inexpensive techniques to preserve and reproduce.
The next chapter in unconventionals will be written by companies who compress innovation cycle time, remain laser focused on financial metrics, and adopt a broader innovation mindset to gain a competitive edge.
Israa Garatli used his Nikon D500 to capture this image of the abandoned flying boat wreck in the middle of the desert east of Seham Bay. “I am fortunate to be a tourist in my own country through the Saudi Aramco Employees Association’s in-Kingdom trips,” said Garatli...
Saudi Aramco today announced for the first time its half-year financial results. The Company’s net income was $46.9 billion for the first half 2019, compared to $53.0 billion for the same period last year.
George Williamson recently bid farewell to Saudi Aramco after almost 20 years of service. Williamson, who began working for the company in August 2000, served in a number of roles for both Saudi Aramco and Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) over the years.
From expanded culinary options to refurbished facilities, members of the Dhahran community are starting to see a number of upgrades and new additions throughout the community.
I’m surrounded by date palms. Around them run dry watercourses that look like ones I find not far from my home in Tucson, Arizona. The traditional architecture in town would not be out of place in Tucson, either—or almost anywhere from southern Spain to Mexico and up into the southwest us.
Jordan is a place that everyone must visit at least once. It hosts one of the seven ancient wonders in the magnificent Petra, and there’s so much else to see. We traveled directly to Amman from Dammam and rented a car to explore the country. Its many archeological sites offer an excellent opportunity to relive a magnificent past.
When Najla Binmahfoodh first became a Loss Prevention Department (LPD) engineer in the Jiddah area, she knew that her main responsibilities would be focused on ensuring compliance with safety standards and work procedures, and verifying design implementation to protect assets and the lives of employees and contractors.
In this edition: leading a hand to save a rare bird: a joint effort between the Saudi Wildlife Authority, the Smithsonian Institution, and Saudi Aramco.
Jean Gibran poses in her Boston apartment alongside a bust of writer and artist Kahlil Gibran sculpted and cast by her late husband, sculptor Kahlil George Gibran. The couple’s research into Gibran’s life story has led to three editions of biographies.
With a brief stopover in Riyadh, the Tabuk region can be reached easily by a domestic flight. The roads that lead to the coast are dotted with variegated mountain ranges, the colors of the desert evolving through myriad hues, from the rocks on the ground to the red toward the more defined mountain peaks — all of this providing a strong contrast to the blue sky.
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.
King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) Signs Agreement to Establish Oilfields Supply Center as Major Investor and Anchor Tenant
King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) and Dubai-based Oilfields Supply Center Ltd. (OSC) today signed an agreement to establish OSC as an anchor tenant at SPARK, an energy city megaproject which will cement Saudi Arabia’s position as a global energy, industrial and technology hub.
The Shaybah Media Club, within the Shaybah Producing Department (SyPD), recently held an award ceremony for the winners of a photography competition conducted over three weeks earlier this year.
Let me start with a confession: I am no engineering whiz, but I like to know how things work. I studied religion, and I often write about art, which is how I became entranced by astrolabes. Their beauty is mesmerizing, but their efficacy as an instrument leaves me perplexed.