Panorama 2018 – Issue 1

Panorama 2018 – Issue 1

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue, learn more useful techniques to use when teaching defensive driving skills as well as tips for safely preparing your home for a new baby. Be sure not to miss our behind the scenes interviews with medical and traffic professionals.

Panorama 2017 – Issue 3

Panorama 2017 – Issue 3

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue, learn more about how to ensure that your charitable donations are being used wisely, tips for keeping your kids safe in the home home, and advice on how to get the best selfie.

Saudi Aramco and NOV Sign Joint Venture Agreement

Saudi Aramco and NOV Sign Joint Venture Agreement

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco signed a shareholder agreement with National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) to form a joint venture partnership to establish an integrated world-class on-shore rig and equipment manufacturing and aftermarket facility in Ras Al-Khair in Saudi Arabia. Per the shareholder agreement, Saudi Aramco will own 30% of the joint venture’s shares, while NOV will own the remaining 70%.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 27, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 27, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

It’s a torrent of teenagers, flowing uphill toward me on the narrow trail. I step to the left, cramming myself into a wedge of stone wall beneath the spread of an olive tree as they clatter past in a cloud of bubble-gum perfume, sullen-eyed puffing, laughter and primary colors. The last in line gives me the side-eye as he shoulders an outsized loudspeaker up toward the trailhead on the slopes above.

OPEC: Supply, Investment, Balance

OPEC: Supply, Investment, Balance

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Speaking at the OPEC International Seminar, Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser said investment in the upstream oil sector would need to rebound following a period of decline from 2014 to 2016.

Saudi Aramco Signs Framework Agreement with ADNOC and MoU with Indian Consortium RRPCL

Saudi Aramco Signs Framework Agreement with ADNOC and MoU with Indian Consortium RRPCL

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced today that they have signed a Framework Agreement to jointly develop the Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (RRPCL), a 1.2 million barrels per day integrated mega refinery and petrochemicals complex at Ratnagiri, 215 miles south of Mumbai in Maharashtra, India.

50 Years Behind the Lens

50 Years Behind the Lens

BY AramcoWorld / /

Occasionally, when I get a really good shot, I can feel it. It’s almost like getting goosebumps. “This is too beautiful to be real. How did this happen? How was I so lucky to be here?”

‘Water is my Passion’

‘Water is my Passion’

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Al Ahmadi is on board the Zamil Six. Around 20 feet away, Abdullah F. Al Amiri feels the effects of Al Ahmadi’s actions. Al Amiri is sitting patiently inside a LARS — a metal cage measuring 6 feet by 3 feet, as it stands perilously close to the edge.

Tackling a Global Challenge in Boston

Tackling a Global Challenge in Boston

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Corrosion is a global problem that costs the world $2.5 trillion annually. This chemical process is most often seen on metal surfaces as rust and can result in catastrophic failure of infrastructure, such as bridges.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 13, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - June 13, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Black Church in Braşov is so called due to a fire in 1689, and it holds more than 150 Ottoman rugs, the largest collection outside Turkey. The carpets, woven in western Anatolia, show floral, arabesque and geometric motifs, and most have never been walked upon. This display wall shows plain-niche prayer rugs.

Saudi Aramco Focuses on Technology, Exploration, and Super Basins at AAPG Conference

Saudi Aramco Focuses on Technology, Exploration, and Super Basins at AAPG Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

A city known for its rich geologic surroundings served as the setting for the 2018 American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention and Exhibition. Salt Lake City, a stone’s throw from the Green River Basin and its abundant natural gas reserves, was a good jumping off point for Saudi Aramco attendees, who participated in a pre-show conference field trip and then followed up with a high visibility show presence during the technical sessions, award ceremonies, and exhibition.

Saudi Aramco Signs 16 Contracts to Operate and Maintain Its Community Over the Next 10 Years

Saudi Aramco Signs 16 Contracts to Operate and Maintain Its Community Over the Next 10 Years

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco signed 16 contracts with seven companies to operate and maintain facilities in its community over the next 10 years. The contracts signing took place during a ceremony in Dhahran where Saudi Aramco signed the contracts with Al-Yamama Company for Trading and Contracting; Arabian Fal Holding Company; Abdulwahab Mansour Al-Moallam Sons Company; Rezayat Company Ltd; Al-Tamimi Global Company for Services and Maintenance; SRACO Company; and Nesma and Partners Contracting Company Ltd.

Enhancing Sustainability Through Collaboration

Enhancing Sustainability Through Collaboration

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Scientists from Saudi Aramco’s Research and Development Center (R&DC) recently organized the eighth annual meeting of the Saudi Arabian Section of the Combustion Institute.

On Top of the World

On Top of the World

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Muscat, Oman — Jabel Shams, in the heart of the northeastern region of Oman, is the highest point in the Arabian Gulf, reaching 3,009 meters above sea level. Last month, a group of more than 25 Aramcons arrived in Muscat to participate in a 10-kilometer challenge to hike up the striking Jabel Shams mountain peak, and back.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 30, 2018

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 30, 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Have you ever been so steamed that you came unglued in a public place? That happened to me once, more than a thousand years ago. I blame my misfortune on your relentless obsession with hot baths, especially the Turkish kind passed on to the Ottomans by the Romans I knew so well. You hygienic humans love to relax in them, but for me, all that steam was a hiss of death. Long ago it loosed my grip and sent me into a downward spiral that ended in the darkest of places. I am better now, and it helps to talk about it—so here goes.

Another Chapter in Board of Directors History

Another Chapter in Board of Directors History

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Dhahran — Last week, HE Khalid A. Al Falih, Chairman of the Saudi Aramco Board of Directors, announced the appointment of five new members to the Board. The new directors are HE Mohammed A. Al-Jadaan, HE Mohammed M. Al-Tuwaijri, Peter L. Cella, Lynn Laverty Elsenhans, and Andrew N. Liveris (the appointment of Liveris is effective July 1, 2018.)

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Spring 2018

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah – Spring 2018

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine distributed to retired employees and adult children of the Saudi Aramco Enterprise.

Saudi Aramco Awards Contract of Haradh Increment Program

Saudi Aramco Awards Contract of Haradh Increment Program

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco today awarded a contract for a permanent communications system serving its Haradh Increment to Networks & System Integration S.A. Co. Ltd. (NESIC Saudi Arabia) as part of Aramco’s Gas Compression Program in Haradh and Hawiyah.

Saudi Aramco steps up to Deliver Landmark Global Fire Operations Conference

Saudi Aramco steps up to Deliver Landmark Global Fire Operations Conference

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Saudi Aramco Fire Protection Department (FrPD) recently collaborated with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) to deliver the First International Fire Operations Conference. Held at a Manama-area hotel under the patronage of Lt. General Sheikh Rashed Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior for the Kingdom of Bahrain, the historic forum created a platform for fire operations education on a global platform.