Off Senegal’s 530-kilometer Atlantic coast lie what for years have been some of the world’s richest fishing waters, and essential to the West African nation’s fishing industry are the long, narrow boats known as pirogues. The work of about a half-million boatbuilders, fishermen and fishmongers help nourish the nation’s population of 17 million as well as people east in neighboring West African countries.
The Kingdom is full of historical sites, rich culture, and natural beauty. Aramco employee, Ibrahim Sarhan of the Jazan Economic City Development Department, has traveled extensively, documenting it all with his camera. For Sarhan, urged on by a desire to document the beauty he sees and to share it with others...
At the recent Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) summit in Riyadh, Aramco unveiled its Global AI Corridor, an ambitious partnership between Aramco and private industry for facilitating and accelerating the update of AI across industries in Saudi Arabia.
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.
To experience India in all of its chaotic splendor, it’s hard to beat a trip to an area known as the Golden Triangle. With New Delhi at the top, Agra on the bottom-right, and Jaipur on the bottom-left, this part of the country gives you the chaos of wandering the streets of old downtown cities...
Look back to the Sun and Flare and The Arabian Sun provides a view of progress made over decades in the Kingdom. Here are some of the BIG headlines over the decades. The world’s largest tanker, the Universe Leader, made her first call to the port of Ras Tanura on Monday, Sept. 2, and started loading during the night.
Formula Motorsport Limited (FML) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Formula 1 Global Partner, Aramco, to introduce the use of sustainable fuels in both championships from 2023. It demonstrates how the FIA Formula 2 and Formula 3 Championships are pioneers in this important area of development, while continuing to bring the FIA Formula One World Champions of the future through the single-seater pyramid.
More than 100 new events sponsored by more than two dozen arts organizations now offer opportunities for Saudi artists and international creatives across a country that has emerged as one of the world's fastest growing centers of contemporary art.
Growing up in a home full of sporting spirit, Rafat F. Alsharif’s sons — Khalid, 17-years-old and Ibrahim, 16-years-old — always excelled in competitive sports. Rafat, who works in Aramco Project Management, was pleased when the brothers joined a fitness club in early 2019, to spend quality time with their father.
As the years of silence and restrictions caused by the pandemic have come to an end, Abqaiq Community’s bowling alley roars again! The Abqaiq City Bowling Association (ACBA) organized the “Southern Area Oil Operations (SAOO) Vice President’s Cup – Team Invitational” event with a theme: “Bowling for Teamwork” on Aug. 12, 2022.
Nelly Korda, the world’s third-ranked female golfer, won the individual title at the Aramco Team Series event at Sotogrande in Spain held on Aug. 18-20. She finished at 13 under par and won $73,955. This is Korda’s second victory with the Ladies European Tour (LET).
After a four-hour flight, we began our descent over the southeastern peaks of the Caucasus mountain range toward the ancient silk road city of Baku. My family and I had taken a direct flight from Dammam to experience the peaceful Azerbaijani capital on the dry and rocky Absheron peninsula...
A top Toastmaster, a tough AEA election, the Aramcorama Golf Classic, and more are highlighted in this week’s walk down Memory Lane.
A tiny plant may offer a clue to help solve global challenges. The Green Energy Program (GEP), led by Aramco’s Environmental Protection is a corporate initiative developed to enhance the company’s efforts toward decarbonization, sustainability, and the circular carbon economy.
All the way from Germany to Makkah, a heavy 120 kg of pure gold-plated silver arrives annually to make the elaborate cloth of the honorable Kaaba. Known in Arabic as “Kiswah,” this sacred cloth is woven with great devotion and mastery. It has a deep-rooted and majestic history in Saudi Arabia, where it stands as a breathtaking masterpiece ornamented with holy Qur’anic verses inscribed with gold threads; each stitch adding a wonder over a wonder.
A look back to the Sun and Flare and The Arabian Sun provides a view of progress made over decades in the Kingdom, from expansion of our oil operations to communications and health care expansion. Here are some interesting headlines over the past 70 years.
Aramco Korea, a fully owned subsidiary of Aramco, last Friday signed an agreement with Seoul Metropolitan Government and the MIDAM Scholarship Foundation (MIDAM) to support the “Seoul Learn X Aramco Coding School,” a computer programming course that teaches coding to underprivileged elementary and middle school students in Seoul.
My mother recalls having this dish for breakfast during family day trips, such as to Mazar-i-Sharif (in northern Afghanistan) for the Red Tulip Festival (Guli Surkh), during the spring equinox. It would be made in a beautiful copper karayee, a shallow heavy-based pan used in Afghan cooking.
Aramco today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2022, posting a 90% year-on-year (YoY) increase in net income and declaring a dividend of $18.8 billion to be paid in the third quarter.
Here are some interesting headlines from The Arabian Sun (and Sun and Flare) over the years. Two questions are asked of Della Dunham and Velda Shirley of the Passport Office many times each day, “Is my passport ready?” “Will it be at the airport?”