Astra Romana offices

Moreni, 1930.Astra Romana headquarter.

Interwar oil industry

Romanian oilfield drilling towers.
Working in an oilfield-Romania,1923.
Photo from 1923 showing women dressed in rags standing hot oil shoveling up the refuse to a terrace above them and then into cars so that not a speck of oil is wasted .
Group of people skimming refuse off the surface of  hot oil.
Drilling towers of European companies enclosed while those of the Americans are open in Roumania,1923.
Americans involved in romanian oil bussines.

Ploiesti petroleum refinery

This is an original 1943 photogravure of the refineries in Ploiesti, Romania. Ploiesti was one of the leading oil refining areas in the mid 19th century.