10 November 2016

160 Romano-Americana burning

 Oil well 160 Romano-Americana burning
Tuicani Plateau, Moreni

09 November 2016

Romanian JET RAF 002 RIGO

A 20 tonnes machine that uses a jet engine mounted on a 10 meters chassis, with 4 axes. The turbojet can send 5,000 liters of water per minute at a distance of 70m. It consumes 800 liters just at a startup verification. The truck is used to estinguish the oil wells on fire or burning refineries. The 325 HP engine gives it a top speed of 80 km/h.

08 November 2016

"Marele incendiu dela rafinaria Astra-Romana din Ploesti"

Adevărul, 43, nr. 14359, 18 octombrie 1930

07 November 2016

"Sonda in flacari la Urlati"

 Adevărul, 44, nr. 14696, 27 noiembrie 1931
Adevărul, 44, nr. 14697, 28 noiembrie 1931

"Sonda de la Piscuri"

''Regiunea Moreni in pericol''
Adevărul, 46, nr. 14903, 5 august 1932 
''Situatia la sonda din Piscuri''
Adevărul, 46, nr. 14905, 7 august 1932

Moreni oil field. 1936

Oilman Cata Nicolae
 Moreni, October, 1936

01 November 2016

Oil extraction

Hand dug oil well in Romania

Rotary drilling in interwar Romania

Rotary drilling in interwar Romania

"Groaznica explozie dela Schela Runcu-Scorteni"

Adevărul, 42, nr. 14023, 10 septembrie 1929

"Incendiul dela sonda Runcu-Bustenari"

Adevărul, 39, nr. 12910, 16 ianuarie 1926

"Trei sonde incendiate la Gropi"

Adevărul, 40, nr. 13288, 13 aprilie 1927

"Sonda incendiata"

Adevărul, 41, nr. 13763, 31 octombrie 1928

"Mare incendiu la Moreni"

Adevărul, 51, nr. 16257, 26 ianuarie 1937
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