Memory Lane: From trademarks to fires to pop stars and golf through the years
Once, readers of The Arabian Sun and Flare were tasked with coming up with an idea for the company’s trademark.
June 9, 1946
Have you given some thought to your suggestion for a Trade-Mark? Armaco is looking for your ideas.
Three prizes are offered to Men, and three prizes to the Ladies. Contest closes June 30, 1946. Place your suggestion in a closed envelope, sealed and addressed to the Dhahran editor.
It will not be opened or returned until after the contest closes.
June 16, 1976
AEA SPONSORS MAGICIAN, POP STAR
The Amazing Mendoza, world-renowned magician, and B.J. Thomas, a singer whose record sales top 20 million, are being sponsored by the Aramco Employee Association (AEA) for appearances in Abqaiq, Dhahran, and Ras Tanura.
Tickets for both acts will be SR10 and available at the box office.
Mendoza has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe and has appeared on TV. B.J. Thomas, whose hit records include "Hooked On A Feeling," "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," and "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head," will appear twice in each community
SAUDI ARAMCO AFFILIATE OPENS NEW TOKYO OFFICE
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) affiliate office in the United Kingdom, Saudi Petroleum Overseas, Ltd. (SPOL), last week opened its new office in the Ark Mori Building in Tokyo's Akaska district.
SPOL's Tokyo office was opened primarily to facilitate communications and to enhance relations between Saudi Aramco and its customers in Japan and the Far East. The new office will provide crude oil marketing support and tanker management services for the sale of Saudi crude.
Additionally, the office will facilitate the purchase of Japanese goods and services for Saudi Aramco affiliates.
June 7, 2006
Rod McDonald took the men's championship and Beatriz Neimeyer the women's trophy in the 2006 President's Cup in May at the Rolling Hills Golf Club in Dhahran.
The winners among the 165 competitors vying for this year's cup. The top 97 players from Day One qualified to continue playing on Day Two.
Day One brought a new course record, set from the white tees by Othman Al-Mulla, who carded a 69.