First Aramco Entity to be ISO Certified for Environmental Protection Management

First Aramco Entity to be ISO Certified for Environmental Protection Management

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

First entity in Saudi Aramco to be certified for its environmental protection system internationally. After achieving ISO 50001, the international certification in Energy Management, Aramco's Safaniyah Onshore Producing Department (SONPD) embarked on an ambitious plan to certify the biggest gas-oil separation plant (GOSP) in the world and its associated facilities with the International Standard ISO 14001:2015 — the Environmental Management System (EMS).

Saudi Aramco, TechnipFMC and Axens Advance Catalytic Crude to Chemicals Technology

Saudi Aramco, TechnipFMC and Axens Advance Catalytic Crude to Chemicals Technology

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Saudi Aramco Technologies, today signed a Joint Development and Collaboration Agreement (JDCA) with Axens and TechnipFMC to accelerate the development and commercialization of the company’s Catalytic Crude to Chemicals (CC2C™) technology.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 23, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - January 23, 2019

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

This ivory head from Nimrud, standing 8.7 centimeters tall and originally overlaid with gold foil, could tell tales of Assyrian conquest and, finally, defeat. Discovered by a team led by British archeologist Max Mallowan in 1962 in the ruins of a room likely used to store campaign loot or tribute, it dates from the eighth or ninth century BCE. It is now on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Aviation Introduces New Fleet for Enhanced Safety

Aviation Introduces New Fleet for Enhanced Safety

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco operates in some of the world’s most remote areas, and the Aviation Department supports and enables the company to reach its strategic goals by operating in these remote areas. To meet the increasing complexity and sophistication of our operations, Aviation has initiated a fleet replacement strategy that oversees the replacement of its helicopters and airbuses with new generation models.

Saudi Aramco and Dubai Electricity & Water Authority Sign MoU to Foster Collaboration in New Energy

Saudi Aramco and Dubai Electricity & Water Authority Sign MoU to Foster Collaboration in New Energy

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) to foster collaboration in power supply and demand management. The MoU will also provide a framework to assess potential collaborations and ventures in new energy and smart grid applications, digital transformation, and operational excellence.

Saudi Aramco Recognized as a Leader in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Saudi Aramco Recognized as a Leader in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s Uthmaniyah Gas Plant (UGP) has been recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a “Lighthouse” manufacturing facility, a leader in technology applications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Saudi Aramco is the first energy company globally to be included in this select group of manufacturing sites. The plant is also the only facility in the Middle East to be recognized by WEF. The announcement was made ahead of WEFs Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

Protecting the Asir Magpie: Saudi Aramco Lends a Helping Hand to Protect a Rare Bird

Protecting the Asir Magpie: Saudi Aramco Lends a Helping Hand to Protect a Rare Bird

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The highest, coldest and wettest part of Saudi Arabia is an exquisite land where misty clouds silently wrap themselves around steep peaks, veiling biodiversity preserves concealed in remote corners. In the Kingdom’s southwest Asir region, spectacular mountain ranges roam across 100,000 square kilometers, pushing imposing peaks up to 3,000 meters above sea level and randomly scattering giant granite boulders across the landscape.

SPE-KSA Celebrates 60 Years as ‘Dawn of an Industry in Transformation’ Arrives

SPE-KSA Celebrates 60 Years as ‘Dawn of an Industry in Transformation’ Arrives

BY The Arabian Sun / /

In his address celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE-KSA), Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser made it clear that the next 60 years may be the oil industry’s golden age. There are those who tell us that petroleum is a “sunset” industry, Nasser said, that electric vehicles and alternative fuel sources will render oil and gas a “fossil of a bygone era.”

Michelin-starred Menu at The Globe in Riyadh

Michelin-starred Menu at The Globe in Riyadh

BY Arab News / /

Al-Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh is adding a new level of decadence to the property by introducing a special menu courtesy of Michelin two-star chef Kiko Moya.

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Winter 2018

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Winter 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The industry standard testing equipment currently used for screening lost circulation material is limited to simulate fractures only up to 5 mm, whereas there are fractures and vugs more than 50 mm in diameter causing severe lost circulation. The new in-house designed test fixture will be able to simulate fractures/vugs of up to 40 mm. This will enable better screening and evaluation of lost circulation products and timely recommendations for field applications.

Diversity makes further inroads into Aramco

Diversity makes further inroads into Aramco

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Once a bastion of male engineers, the Southern Area Production Engineering Department (SAPED) made a paradigm shift in 2018 as female petroleum engineers joined the department on assignment from the Reservoir Engineering Department.

CEO: 2019 ‘will be an exciting journey for all of us’

CEO: 2019 ‘will be an exciting journey for all of us’

BY The Arabian Sun / /

I want to thank you for your incredibly hard work last year. While the year ahead looks set to be challenging, our newly approved 2019-2021 Business Plan steers us toward greater resilience, more fiscal discipline, and increased flexibility — enabling us to effectively respond to continued oil market challenges and volatility.

Leveraging Our Brand: Aramco Service Stations Coming to The Kingdom

Leveraging Our Brand: Aramco Service Stations Coming to The Kingdom

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In the not-too-distant future, drivers will pull up to Aramco service stations in the Kingdom, and the experience will be a new one. The fuel pumps will be modern and self-serve, if the driver so chooses, with the option of paying with a credit or debit card. A convenience store and a well-recognized restaurant will provide plenty of food options.

Aramco Adopts Cutting-edge Pipeline Practices

Aramco Adopts Cutting-edge Pipeline Practices

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The worldwide adoption of Reinforced Thermoplastic Pipe (RTP) in construction projects dates back to the early years of the 21st century as the technology drove cost saving initiatives by providing sustainable corrosion control measures.

Dimensions International Winter 2018

Dimensions International Winter 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco’s newest test vehicle in its Octane on Demand lineup is the 2018 Ford Raptor, significantly boosting engine performance and efficiency.

Saudi Aramco Continues to be Recognized for its Business and Operational Excellence with Top Accolades

Saudi Aramco Continues to be Recognized for its Business and Operational Excellence with Top Accolades

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

King Abdulaziz Quality Award announced Saudi Aramco’s Yanbu NGL Fractionation Department and Abqaiq Plants the winners of the award in the Major Production Companies sector. The announcement of the fourth King Abdulaziz Quality Award was made in a ceremony held today under the gracious patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ibn Abdulaziz, in the presence of his Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of Riyadh.