Aramco honors high achievers during the annual Excellence Awards ceremony

Saudi Aramco Excellence Award 2018 group photo. — Courtesy photo

DHAHRAN — Saudi Aramco announced Tuesday names of the recipients of its Excellence Award, an award that honors the company’s high-achiever teams and individuals who demonstrated excellence, commitment and determination to make a difference and to realize Saudi Aramco values and strategic objectives.

The awards ceremony was attended by Khalid Al-Falih, minister of energy, industry and mineral resources and chairman of Saudi Aramco, and the company’s board members.

“The continued pursuit of excellence has been critical to Saudi Aramco’s long term success, thanks to breakthrough and innovative solutions to make our resources more valuable for our long-term growth and value creation. Our industry leadership today is because of our most important asset and the sustained source of our competitive advantage, which is the great men and women of Saudi Aramco,” said Amin Nasser, president and CEO of Saudi Aramco, in his remarks during the awards ceremony.

“These awards are a great way to celebrate our strengths and to recognize the commitment, dedication and sacrifices made by our honorees, and may I also add that their families have played a part in their success. We have always put excellence at the core of Saudi Aramco’s values and we will continue to reinforce our culture of excellence through platforms like today’s awards,” Nasser added.

The excellence awards went to 71 employees for their achievements in 19 areas and projects across the company’s operations in upstream, downstream, technical services, operations and business services, technology oversight and coordination, corporate affairs and others. The awards are not only tokens of appreciation for excellence in operations, innovation and technology implementation, they are also awarded to those who make a positive and sustainable social impact.

In Saudi Aramco, excellence is one if the core values that guide the company’s business conduct and underpin all of its operations. In addition to excellence, the company honors and embraces the values of safety, integrity, citizenship, and accountability, and strives to leverages a flexibly and safe culture that fosters highest standards of ethical conduct and leave a positive impact in societies.

Saudi Aramco is a world leader in integrated energy and chemicals. Aramco is driven by the core belief that energy is opportunity. From producing approximately one in every eight barrels of the world's crude oil supply to developing new energy technologies, and its global team is dedicated to creating positive impact in all that it does. It focuses on making its resources more sustainable and more useful. This promotes long-term economic growth and prosperity around the world. — SG