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Saudi Arabia Tries To Restart Its Effort To Build A Movie Industry (After That Little Khashoggi Unpleasantness)

“Seven months after the murder of Jamal  Khashoggi derailed Crown Prince Mohammed  bin  Salman’s plan to open up the country — and its $1 billion in potential box office — the kingdom is quietly mounting a comeback.” Reporter Alex Ritman visits the Saudi Film Festival in Dhahran. – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, Media, Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, Dhahran, Jamal Khashoggi, 05.10.19, Alex Ritman


Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures recruits Sledzik to head North America practice

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures has hired Jim Sledzik as managing director and head of its North America practice. Previously, he was managing director at Hall Labs. PRESS RELEASE (Houston, TX—) Jim Sledzik joins Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures-US LLC (SAEV-US) as Managing Director, heading its North America practice. Aramco’s corporate venture capital fund invests in earlystage and high-growth technology companies of strategic importance to the company. He will oversee fund investment opportunities t...
Tags: US, Trends, People, Pennsylvania, Houston, North America, Spe, Aramco, Saudi Aramco, University of Pittsburgh, Dhahran, Asc, North America Europe, WesternGeco, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Seg


5 of the richest companies in history

You've definitely heard of Apple. But what about the Dutch East India Company? Did a 1911 Supreme Court decision result in more millionaires in America than any other court case?One example of how not to do it: the rise and fall of the Mississippi Company. Dutch East India Company Known under the initials VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie), the Dutch East India Company would be worth about $7.8 trillion today. Founded in 1602, it accomplished globalist capitalism some 400 years before eve...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Europe, England, Technology, London, Resources, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, California, Steve Jobs, France, Arbys, Finance, Americas


Saudi Aramco, Total sign agreement for giant petrochemicals complex in Jubail

Saudi Aramco, Total sign agreement for giant petrochemicals complex in Jubail:Saudi Aramco and Total signed on Monday a joint development agreement for a giant petrochemical complex in the Kingdom’s Jubail Industrial City.President and CEO of Saudi Aramco, Amin H. Nasser, and the CEO of Total, Jean Pouyanné, have signed the agreement in Dhahran to build the world-class complex announced last April.The site will be located next to the cutting edge SATORP refinery and will be joint operated by Sau...
Tags: Travel, Kingdom, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Jubail, Saudi Aramco Total, Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Aramco Amin H Nasser, Jean Pouyanné


Saudi Arabia Opens Its First Performing Arts Center

The 900-seat theatre/concert hall at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (referred to with the Arabic name Ithraa) in Dhahran opened in June with two concerts by Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra to celebrate the holiday Eid al-Fitr. Ithraa, designed by the architecture firm Snøhetta and funded by the oil company Saudi Aramco, says it will present a year-round program of performances from around the world as well as music and drama by Saudi and other Arab artists.
Tags: Art, Saudi Arabia, Issues, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Snøhetta, Valery Gergiev, Ithraa, 06.19.18, King Abdulaziz Center


Saudi women get driving lessons ahead of big day

Images from a driving centre in Dhahran, where women are preparing for the ban's end on 24 June.
Tags: News, Dhahran


In pictures: Driving lessons for Saudi women

Images from a driving centre in Dhahran, where women are preparing for the ban's end on 24 June.
Tags: News, Dhahran


Exclusive: Saudi Aramco eyes partnerships as it expands refining, petrochems

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco plans to boost investments in refining and petrochemicals to secure new markets for its crude, and sees growth in chemicals as central to its downstream strategy to lessen the risk of a slowdown in oil demand. Aramco, the world's biggest oil producer, is expanding its footprint globally by signing downstream deals and boosting the capacity of its plants, ahead of an initial public offering next year - the largest IPO in history.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Reuters Saudi Aramco


Saudi Aramco’s non-fuel future

Saudi Aramco’s non-fuel future:"You are deep inside the field of dreams watching tendrils of bright green snaking through the red world that envelopes you, while small black balls rush through tubes leading up to the surface 7,000 feet above your head. A psychedelic dream? A scene from a science-fiction movie? Neither of these. Welcome to the Geosteering Operations Center (GOC) at the headquarters of Saudi Aramco in Dhahran in the Kingdom’s eastern province.The “field of dreams” — so described b...
Tags: Travel, Kingdom, Aramco, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Geosteering Operations Center GOC


Arab League Summit Slams Turkish Infiltration in Syria, Iraq

The 29th Arab League summit kicks off in the Saudi city of Dhahran on Sunday amid several challenges facing the Arab world, mainly in Syria, Yemen and Palestine, in addition to Iranian and Turkish interference.
Tags: News, Palestine, Syria Iraq, Dhahran, Syria Yemen


Arab leaders call for probe into Syria chemical attacks, condemn Iran

By Stephen Kalin and Sarah Dadouch DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Arab League leaders on Sunday called for an international probe into the "criminal" use of chemical weapons in Syria and condemned what they see as Iran's interference in the affairs of other countries. Regional powers Saudi Arabia and Iran have for decades been locked in a struggle for supremacy that is now being played out in proxy wars in several countries, including Yemen and Syria. "We stress our absolute condemnation o...
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Dhahran, Stephen Kalin, Sarah Dadouch, Saudi Arabia Reuters Arab League


Arab Leaders Gather to Unify Ranks in Face of Conflict, Wars

An annual gathering of Arab leaders has opened in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran as tensions with Iran and wars in Syria and Yemen threaten stability across the region.
Tags: Iran, Syria, Yemen, Dhahran


The week in energy: Changing Saudi Arabia

The week in energy: Changing Saudi Arabia:"Eighty years ago, on March 4 1938, Ed Skinner, a manager with the Bahrain Petroleum Company, received one of the most momentous telegrams of the 20th century. The Western Union wire sent to his office in San Francisco brought good news about the company’s new Dammam well No. 7 in eastern Saudi Arabia: it was flowing oil at 1,585 barrels a day. The discovery was the first to hint at Saudi Arabia’s vast reserves, and a portent of the critical importance t...
Tags: Travel, New York, Saudi Arabia, Ipo, US, San Francisco, Bloomberg, Saudi Aramco, Mohammed bin Salman, Dhahran, Liam Denning, Dammam, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Javier Blas, Bloomberg Gadfly, Ed Skinner


Saudi Aramco signs crude-to-chemicals technology agreement

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco signed a deal on Thursday with two U.S. firms for pilot use of their technologies to convert crude oil to chemicals, helping the state company expand its petrochemical business.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Reuters Saudi Aramco


What ‘Aramcologists’ say about biggest IPO in history | Arab News

What ‘Aramcologists’ say about biggest IPO in history | Arab News:"Much like the now-obsolete art of “Kremlinology” — the study of the inner workings of the Soviet political system via analysis of announcements and reports — there is now a growing field I like to call “Aramcology.” The forthcoming initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco is of such importance to the economic future of the Kingdom and its citizens that every small news item about, or company announcement from, the Saudi oil ...
Tags: Travel, Ipo, Kingdom, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Saudi Arabia's Entry In The Gulf Mega-Museum Contest Is On Its Way

"After years of delays and a dearth of information, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (known as Ithra) in the eastern city of Dhahran is finally getting off the ground. The long-awaited culture hub, which is funded by the Aramco oil conglomerate, should be fully open and operational by the summer."
Tags: Art, Saudi Arabia, Visual, Dhahran, 01.05.18, Abdulaziz Center, Ithra


Chess Stopwatch

Hello guys , welcome to another fun project to make. In this tutorial we will make an Arduino based chess stop watch. So, without further ado let's get started. Note: This project was made in FABLAB Dhahran by Hussain AlHudhud & Salam Al-Saif. Requirement For electronics we will need: Arduino ...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran, Hussain AlHudhud Salam Al Saif


Aramco Sees Oil Market Balanced as U.A.E. Dismisses Shale Threat - Bloomberg

Aramco Sees Oil Market Balanced as U.A.E. Dismisses Shale Threat - Bloomberg:"Global crude inventories are declining and supply and demand are in balance, according to the head of Saudi Aramco, while the United Arab Emirates energy minister said U.S. shale oil doesn’t threaten OPEC’s efforts to support the market.Demand for crude is continuing to rise and oil inventories are returning to the levels of the past five years, Aramco Chief Executive Officer Amin Nasser said Sunday in the eastern Saud...
Tags: Travel, Opec, Vienna, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Suhail Al Mazrouei, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Amin Nasser


Ladder Shelf

Hello guys, ladder shelves are very popular piece of decor. I was planning to make one for a long time, so this is my first try and I thought why not sharing it with you. Note: this project was made in FABLAB Dhahran by Jafar Alobaid. Requirements For this project we will need:MDF ( I used 18mm t...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran, MDF, Jafar Alobaid


Ludo

Hello guys. Today we will make the most popular game these days. Ludo :) We will make the design using Inkscape then we will cut it using a laser cutter machine. Note: this project was made in FABLAB Dhahran by Jafar Alobaid. Requirements For this project we will need: 3mm Acrylic ( Gray-Red-Gre...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran, Ludo, Jafar Alobaid, 3mm Acrylic Gray Red Gre


Candle Holder

Hello guys. So, this instructable is really easy and will take no time to design and make a candle holder. We will learn how to make a box and then add some pattern to each side of it then cut it and assemble it using the laser cutter machine. Lets get started. Note: This project was made in FABLAB...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran


DIY Eyelighter Reflector

Hello guys, today we have another easy and fun project to make. We will be making Eye-lighter Reflector. This is commonly used in portrait photography to give the eyes a nice reflection and. Note: This project was made in FABLAB Dhahran, by Jafar Alobaid. Requirements For this project we will ...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran, Jafar Alobaid


Photography Ring Light V2

Hello guys. The ring light is one of the most amazing lighting gears for portrait photographers. This is our second one we made. We thought it will be nice to share it with you and show you the steps how we made it. Note: This project was made in FABLAB Dhahran by Jafar Alobaid and Hussain Alhudhud....By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran, Jafar Alobaid, Hussain Alhudhud


Harvey fails to disrupt new economics of oil business | Arab News

Harvey fails to disrupt new economics of oil business | Arab News:"The tragic events in south Texas have led to loss of life and devastation across a swathe of the US, but already the hard-nosed professionals of the oil industry — from Dallas to Dhahran — are calculating the effect on their business. Most of the analysis agree it is too early to say with certainty what damage Hurricane Harvey did when it hit the Gulf of Mexico coast, and what the longer-term effects of the downgraded tropical st...
Tags: Travel, Texas, US, Dallas, Gulf of Mexico, Dhahran, Harvey, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Hurricane Harvey


Simple Wooden Wall Sconces

Hello guys, welcome to another fun instructable. I saw this nice wooden wall sconces in this website and I decided to make my own. It was really easy and fun project to make. So, let's get started. Note: This project was made in FABLAB Dhahran By Jafar Al Obaid Requirements For this project we w...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran, Jafar Al Obaid


Eid Sheep Puzzle

Hey guys, today we have another fun and easy laser cut project. Since Eid Al Adha is coming soon we will be making Eid sheep puzzle, it can be used as a decoration or as a game for children. All we need is a basic 2D designing skills. So, to design the 2D model we used Adobe Illustrator, but you can...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran


Simon Game

Simon is an electronic game of memory skill. The device creates a series of tones and lights and requires a user to repeat the series. If the user succeeds the series becomes progressively longer and more complex. Once the user fails, the game is over.Let's get started and see how can we make our Si...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Simon, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran


READ & MAKERS Shelves

Hello guys, today we have a really interesting project. We will be making two shelves with the words READ and MAKERS. We will go step by step starting from the design, going to assembly and making final touches. So, lets get started. Note: This project was made in Fablab Dhahran by Fablab team ...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran, Fablab


Floor Shelf

Hello guys, in this project we will make a floor shelf. The dimensions of the shelf is about 175 cm high and the distance between each shelf is 40 cm. As you can notice from the photo, the width of each of horizontal shelf is decreasing as we go up. So, lets get started with this project. Note: this...By: FABLAB DhahranContinue Reading » [Author: FABLAB Dhahran]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fablab Dhahran, Dhahran


Aramco golden ticket has risks for Western banks | Reuters

Aramco golden ticket has risks for Western banks | Reuters:"JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley have been handed the keys to the kingdom. The U.S. investment banks are poised to lead the underwriting of Aramco's $100 billion share offering. The prized mandate has the potential to propel both to the top of investment banking league tables and unlock a stream of future work as Saudi Arabia reforms its economy and sells off its large inventory of state assets. An IPO flop, however, could be fatal for the b...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Hsbc, Middle East, Morgan Stanley, Thomson Reuters, Reuters, Riyadh, Aramco, Jpmorgan, Mohammed bin Salman, Dhahran, Moelis, Michael Klein, Rupert Neil Bumfrey