Fourth two-berth Sea Island comes into service
In December 1972, the fourth Sea Island is completed, adding two more berths for tankers.
Company surveys Arabian Gulf ecosystem
Following increased petroleum production, shipping and industrialization in the Gulf, the company begins a five-year survey of plant and animal life in the Gulf region. The results form a biological baseline against which future changes are measured.
Aramco's Mobile Oil Exhibit has its final tour
The company's Mobile Oil Exhibit has its final performance under canvas in the town of Makkah, after touring the country 50 times in 14 years and hosting some 1.5 million Saudi visitors.