‘Light Art’ Project Lifts Spirits in Dhahran

‘Light Art’ Project Lifts Spirits in Dhahran

BY The Arabian Sun / /

It’s festive, romantic, dazzling, and appealing! The Central Community Services Department (CCSD) invites company employees and their families to enjoy an evening spectacle of energetic vibe created by the newly installed lights outside the Dhahran Dining Hall and along King’s Road.

Aramco Commences Operations at Arabian Rig Manufacturing

Aramco Commences Operations at Arabian Rig Manufacturing

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and National Oilwell Varco Incorporated (NOV) recently held the first Arabian Rig Manufacturing (ARM) Board of Managers meeting. ARM is a newly formed company, a joint venture (JV) between NOV (owning 70% of the JV’s shares) and Saudi Aramco. Highlights of the meeting included the appointment of senior officials and the approval of the company’s branding strategy.

Saudi Aramco and Total Invest in High-quality Retail Fuel Network in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco and Total Invest in High-quality Retail Fuel Network in Saudi Arabia

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco and Total today signed an agreement to develop a network of retail fuel service stations in Saudi Arabia. The 50:50 joint venture (JV) plans to invest around $1 billion over the next 6 years in the Saudi retail fuel market to provide motorists with premium fuels and retail services in Saudi Arabia.

A Day Escape to Unexpected Qatif

A Day Escape to Unexpected Qatif

BY The Arabian Sun / /

You never know when an adventure can start. Some time ago, my husband and I were invited to a friend’s home, and as we had no time to research our day trip destination, we were surprised by the people, the city, and its fascinating past. Welcome to unexpected Qatif.

Aramco Employee Receives New Recognition from MIT

Aramco Employee Receives New Recognition from MIT

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Saudi Aramco fellow Ali Dogru has been recognized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Earth Resources Laboratory (ERL) and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) with a new Fellowship honoring leading researchers in geophysics, and related areas.

Panorama 2018 – Issue 2

Panorama 2018 – Issue 2

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue, learn more about how to beat the heat to stay healthy, the benefits of good posture, and how to hike with confidence.

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.