Week in Review: Ithra's PiCon, Celebrating Women in the Workforce, and the Art of Safety
New innovations, discussions on diversity and inclusion, how to beat burnout, and a look back at our history
Diversity and Inclusion took center stage this week as the company celebrated International Women's Day with a virtual webinar on the topic.
Our news this week included a look through our history: the hurdles the company faced after the discovery of Dammam well 7, and the history of Aramco's safety messages over the past 80 years in colorful images.
Ithra opened registration to a new science program so be sure to read that article for more information on how to join.
And check out our new solar street lighting system at SPARK, and the cutting-edge technology being implemented at our Marjan Facility.
Ithra launches “PiCon” Science Communication Program
The five-day event offers inspiring dialogues, baffling riddles, and scientific experiments with international and local specialists to support young people’s thirst for knowledge.
Smart streetlights to illuminate 21st century energy sector ecosystem
For the first time in the Kingdom, a smart solar street lighting system will be installed at the new King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) energy city mega-project being built 80 kilometers (km) southwest of Dammam in the Eastern Province.
Saudi Aramco hosts 2021 International Women’s Day virtual event
On March 8, Aramco’s Diversity and Inclusion division hosted a virtual webinar in which leaders and professionals from around the world came together to discuss the main issues facing women in the workforce today with a focus on the unique barriers that exist within the oil and gas industry.
New book highlights decades of creativity in safety
Saudi Aramco and the Art of Safety is a collection of artwork and messaging created by the company over eight decades.
As a large format, hardback coffee-table book, the publication stands as a homage to safety, showcasing the company’s pioneering and extensive promotion of teaching safe working practices.
Golfers flock to CEO Cup Tournament
Sponsored by the Saudi Aramco president & CEO and organized by Saudi Aramco Golf Association (SAGA), the CEO Cup Golf Tournament began back in the 1970s, and it has been held annually continuing the tradition ever since.
Article in Harvard Business Review explores phenomenon of burnout
Nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, businesses are noticing a second related pandemic: employee burnout. As workloads increase and alternative work arrangements and Zoom meetings become more commonplace, many employees are experiencing strains in their emotional and physical health.
On the east coast of the Kingdom, Jubail has plenty to offer
Everyone knows Jubail is one of the largest industrial cities in the world. What is less well-known is that the city has beautiful recreational areas, including its beaches and parks.
Mushref AlAmri explores the city and its history and shares it with us in this feature article.