Aramco granted patent for oil sweetening process
We create a patented oil sweetening distillation process that removes hydrogen sulfide and reduces vapor pressure, making the crude oil safe for shipment in tankers.
The University of Petroleum and Minerals (now KFUPM) founded
We help found the Middle East's first college of petroleum technology, which in 1986 becomes King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. The company makes land available adjacent to Dhahran and contributes $11.5 million toward the construction of the new campus, which opens in 1970.
Business loans and technical assistance for Saudi fishermen
The company provides business loans and technical assistance to Saudi fishermen, increasing their capacity to clean and freeze shrimp for export to the United States.