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2011-08-10 00:00:06

For the next five years, Saudi Aramco will use gas detection equipment and services from Industrial Scientific. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Industrial Scientific announced today that Saudi Aramco, the world leader in the production of petroleum-based energy, has signed an agreement with Zaff International Ltd. Zaff is Industrial Scientific's joint venture company and exclusive agent within Saudi Arabia. This agreement covers the supply of all required gas detection equipment and...

2011-05-17 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has been awarded the Ras Tanura Refinery Clean Fuels and Aromatics Project, the first major project to be awarded under the Saudi Aramco General Engineering and Project Management Services (GES+) Contract. Jacobs is executing the project from its office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. The scope of services for the Clean Fuels and Aromatics Project includes pre-front end...

2011-03-03 08:21:00

HOUSTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A bidding group led by Mustang Al-Hejailan Engineering, a Wood Group company, has been awarded a general engineering services (GES+) contract by Saudi Aramco. The contract establishes a long-term framework for the supply of engineering, procurement and construction management services to support the execution of onshore and offshore oil & gas projects within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The duration of the contract is five years, plus three...

2010-09-14 05:00:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudi Aramco has selected Press Ganey to help measure and improve patient satisfaction at its company-owned and contracted health care facilities. Press Ganey began working with Saudi Aramco on July 1, 2010. "Saudi Aramco is committed to raising the well-being of our employees and is working with Press Ganey to benchmark the quality of our medical services against North American standards," said Richard B. Birrer, MD, executive director of Saudi...

2008-03-24 09:00:25

Oil major Saudi Aramco's Sea Island No-4 offshore crude oil loading facility is back in service after the completion of three capital improvement projects and a scheduled test and inspection. Saudi Aramco noted that Sea Island No-4 is capable of berthing and loading the world's largest oil tankers. The capital improvements include a new system to automate the monitoring and control of loading. It will also reportedly improve efficiency, minimize contamination and measurement discrepancies....

2006-02-25 15:59:14

By Souhail Karam ABQAIQ, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in Saudi Arabia vowed more attacks after an attempted assault on the world's largest oil processing plant ended in a massive explosion at the site's gates, a Web site statement said. The statement issued on Saturday named two suicide attackers who died in the blast as Mohammed al-Ghaith and Abdullah al-Tweijri -- both on a list of top wanted militants. The statement said Friday's attack was in response to a call by al Qaeda...

2006-02-25 10:22:15

By Souhail Karam ABQAIQ, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - In the dusty desert town of Abqaiq, residents heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday after al Qaeda militants failed to destroy the oil facility that is the mainstay of their existence. "Before oil, there was nothing, it was a desert. What you see here was plain desert with a few sheep and camels," said Mishael Azaabi, a retired employee of the state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco. "Now oil is providing jobs for us, for our sons and our...

2006-02-24 21:37:41

By Souhail Karam ABQAIQ, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Al Qaeda claimed responsibility for Friday's attack on a Saudi oil facility at Abqaiq, when security forces fired at suicide bombers trying to storm the world's biggest oil processing plant. Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said oil and gas output was unaffected by the "terrorist attempt" -- the first direct strike on a Saudi oil target since al Qaeda militants launched attacks aimed at toppling Saudi Arabia's pro-Western monarchy in...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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