We operate as a vital link between Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading energy company, and North America.
Aramco Services Company (ASC) is the U.S.-based subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise. ASC’s geographical area of responsibility extends throughout North America, with operations in the U.S. and Canada, and selected activities in South America.
ASC conducts a wide range of services to help Saudi Aramco facilitate the safe and reliable delivery of energy to customers around the globe. Core services include managing a network of three U.S. research centers; identifying upstream and downstream technologies, best practices and potential technology partners for Saudi Aramco; working with suppliers and vendors to provide Saudi Aramco with goods and services; providing business management services to Saudi Aramco project teams operating in North America, and conducting quality inspections for materials and equipment procured for Saudi Aramco. The company also recruits professionals for careers in Saudi Arabia; administers training and career development opportunities for Saudi Aramco-sponsored students and employees in North America; and provides information technology and financial services to Saudi Aramco and its affiliates. Additionally, ASC provides benefits administration to expatriate retirees worldwide; publishes company-sponsored magazines; and manages Saudi Aramco exhibits at energy-industry trade shows.
Established in 1950 in New York City, the company moved to Houston in 1974, joining other industry leaders to further strengthen the city's unique position as the energy capital of the world. In addition to its Houston headquarters, ASC maintains offices in Washington, D.C., and New York, as well as research facilities in Houston, Detroit and Boston.