Saudi Aramco Today

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company, or Saudi Aramco, is the world's largest oil producing company. Set up by Royal Decree in 1988, it assumed the duties of its predecessor, the Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco). Saudi Aramco has its headquarters in Dhahran, on Saudi Arabia's east coast. The company controls almost all of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon enterprises. Saudi Aramco's mission, as an integrated international oil company, is to engage in all activities related to the oil industry on a commercial basis and for profit.

Saudi Arabia exports more crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) than any other country, almost all of it through Saudi Aramco facilities on the Arabian Gulf and Red Sea coasts.

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Profile of Saudi Arabia

The Country Profile contains thousands of pages of information on every aspect of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including its geography, history and development (political, economic and social).