23 November 2018

Sarata oil field

View of a hilly oil field in Sarata, Buzau, Romania, 1899

14 November 2018

Telega oil wells

Oil well in drilling at Telega in 1964.

Photo from the past

Postman announcing news. 
Moreni photoplate from May 1930.

Colored postcard - Romanian old oilfield

Colored postcard - Romanian old oilfield

Astra Romana & Creditul Minier burning oil wells

Moreni - Pascov Astra Romana & Creditul Minier burning oil wells 
( photoplate - 1928 )

09 November 2018

For years this burning oil well deffied efforts to extinguish it

Oil wel no. 160 Romano-Americana on fire
Romanian authorities kept a constant eye on the stubborn fire which belched black smoke from the center of a forest of derricks at Moreni. 
Photograph by Wilhelm Tobien