Publications

From our award-winning flagship magazine to a wealth of student resources and more, our publications speak to – and from – the heart of our business.

AramcoWorld Magazine

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AramcoWorld

Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, AramcoWorld, is recognized as a leading resource for nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts, and cultures of Saudi Arabia and the wider Islamic world. Founded in 1949, AramcoWorld emphasizes how the interweaving of Eastern and Western cultures has shaped the past, present, and future of the region, the world, and the global energy industry.

The magazine is produced by our Public Affairs department six times yearly in both print and digital editions. To receive your free two-year, 12-issue print subscription to AramcoWorld, register online today

Learn more about Aramco World, or browse our online archive now.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah is a twice-yearly magazine for retired employees and adult children of Saudi Aramco staff. Much of the content is user-generated, compiled from letters, articles, news clippings, and photos from readers all over the world.

The magazine often includes historical photos that lend a unique perspective to life in the early years of the Saudi Aramco community. Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah also features articles by retirees about the company history and their contributions, along with content about retirement and the retirement lifestyle.

View or download the latest issues here:

View the Fall 2018 issue (PDF)
View the Spring 2018 issue (PDF)
View the Fall 2017 Issue (PDF)

Dimensions International

Dimensions International is dedicated to Saudi Aramco’s international operations, with a focus on activities in Asia. The publication covers key issues impacting operations and activities across the international arena, from the reliable global distribution of energy and environmental protection initiatives to human-resource development and technological advancements.

Dimensions International is published quarterly in English, Chinese, and Japanese. Visit our website to learn more and view recent editions.

The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology

The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology is published quarterly to provide our internal scientific and engineering communities with a forum for the exchange of ideas, and to acquaint the industry at large with the advancements being made at Saudi Aramco.

The magazine is authored by our engineers, scientists, geologists and other technical professionals who are engaged in mission-critical activities ranging from exploration and development to processing and marketing.

To view current and past issues of The Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology, please visit the publication’s website.

 

Additional resources

Our publications, along with the suite of resources found here, support our mission to operate in an environment that values openness, knowledge sharing, and innovation.

The Energy Within: A Photo History of the People of Saudi Aramco
The energy industry has shaped modern day Saudi Arabia. Almost as soon as exploration began, there were company photographers on the scene to document this momentous occasion in history.

With more than 250 images, this book portrays the challenging conditions faced by American and Saudi oil pioneers as they built a global energy giant who, to this day, relies on the strength of its people and their boundless “energy within."

Published by Saudi Aramco. ISBN 0-9601164-5-1, $16 hardback.

AramcoWorld's virtual walking tours
Would you like to see the Alhambra, one of the architectural masterpieces of the Islamic world? Or bask in the majesty of Istanbul’s Süleymaniye Mosque? Maybe visit Al-Haram Al-Sharif in Jerusalem? The Middle East and Islamic world is rich with history and architecture, and our virtual tours can give you a small taste of what to expect.

In addition to expert-led audio guides, you’ll also find 360-degree, high-resolution panoramic photographs of some of the most stunning and significant places in the Middle East. Start your tour now and request a free disk, or visit one of the links below for an online tour.

  1. Virtual Walking Tour of the Alhambra
  2. Virtual Walking Tour of the Süleymaniye Mosque
  3. Virtual Walking Tour: Al-Haram Al-Sharif

Please note: tours require Quicktime 7.1.3 or earlier and are not compatible with version 7.1.5.

AramcoWorld Archive: 1950–2015
Browse Saudi Aramco’s flagship publication from the very beginning. View every issue in an online PDF format or request a fully searchable disk.

AramcoWorld curated compilations
Learn about the rich history and contributions of Islamic culture through these 64-page compilations of articles and photos from past issues of AramcoWorld magazine.

  1. AramcoWorld Compilation: Al-Andalus (available in English and Spanish)
  2. AramcoWorld Compilation: Music of the Arab World
        

Student resources

We provide a wide range of support services to Saudi Aramco students on assignment in North America. Part of this support is access to our vast library of publications for distribution at student events or other venues.

To request a specialized suite of materials for your next event, please fill out this form.  If we need more information about you or your event, a representative will contact you.