Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Summer 2019

Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology – Summer 2019

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.

We're Not in Kansas Anymore...

We're Not in Kansas Anymore...

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Wizard of Oz twists it way into Ithra!

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is set to host one of the greatest family musicals of all time, “The Wizard of Oz,” on Ithra’s stage Oct. 2-12. The musical performance features breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography, and classic songs that will touch down in the Kingdom for the first time.

Using Renewables to Power Unconventional Gas Wells in Wa’ad Al-Shamal

Using Renewables to Power Unconventional Gas Wells in Wa’ad Al-Shamal

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A new collaboration between the Power Systems Renewables Department (PRSD) and Unconventional Resources (UR) is not only saving costs while creating value, but is also reducing Saudi Aramco’s environmental footprint in both energy supply and demand.

Promoting Iktva and Attracting New Investments

Promoting Iktva and Attracting New Investments

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Aramco Asia recently organized a series of events in the Asia-Pacific region to promote Saudi Aramco’s iktva localization program and attract Asian investors and suppliers to invest in the Kingdom.

Making the 'Silicon Valley' of the Middle East

Making the 'Silicon Valley' of the Middle East

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and its strategic partners, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) and Dhahran Techno Valley Co. (DTVC), this week celebrated the achievements of the 17 research labs at DTV over the past year.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 18, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - September 18, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

Can robots cook? Yes, says Michael Farid, MIT grad and cofounder of Boston’s new eatery Spyce. But does it taste good? Yes, says Daniel Boulud, Michelin-star chef and the culinary brains behind the Spyce menu.

Incidents at Abqaiq and Khurais

Incidents at Abqaiq and Khurais

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

After visiting the incident locations, Amin H. Nasser, Saudi Aramco President & CEO, said: “We are gratified that there were no injuries. I would like to thank all teams that responded timely to the incidents and brought the situation under control. Work is underway to restore production and a progress update will be provided in around 48 hours.”

AramcoWorld - September 2019

AramcoWorld - September 2019

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.

Reducing Desertification with Native Trees

Reducing Desertification with Native Trees

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Reducing sand movement and desertification is a key component to Saudi Aramco’s initiative to plant one million trees, whereas KhPD will plant 15,000 native trees by the end of 2019.

TWI, Saudi Aramco and ADNOC open Nonmetallic Innovation Center in the UK

TWI, Saudi Aramco and ADNOC open Nonmetallic Innovation Center in the UK

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco Technologies Company (AramcoTech), and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on Monday officially opened the Nonmetallic Innovation Center (NIC) — a research center focused on innovation and advancing the use of nonmetallic industrial applications.

Saudi Aramco Expands Downstream Investment in China Zhejiang Free Trade Zone

Saudi Aramco Expands Downstream Investment in China Zhejiang Free Trade Zone

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with China’s Zhejiang Free Trade Zone, in which the Zhoushan Government emphasized its support for incentivizing Saudi Aramco’s greater investment in Zhejiang’s future downstream growth.

Desert Life Thrives at Khurais

Desert Life Thrives at Khurais

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Nature being Nurtured in Vast Biodiversity Preserve - A small white shape skillfully descends from the flame-washed summer sky of the Arabian Peninsula’s mighty ad-Dahna desert to elegantly land beside a shimmering pond in the Kingdom’s arid center.