26 December 2018

Moreni oil field overview

Historical colored photos with Moreni oil field.

25 December 2018

Oil deposit 2 Astra Romana

 Oil deposit 2 Astra Romana 
Colored old Rudolf photo
 Oil deposit and Astra Romana workshops in 1935.

Oxen used in oil industry - the beginnings

Colored old postcards - scenes of oil industry at beginnings 

Calarasu legacy - colorized photos

Oil wells on Bana hill. 
Oil well on fire.
Calarasu oil well.
Calarasu oil wells in their own yard.
Oil well in intervention - Nicu and Vasile Calarasu.
Tunnel no.3 dug for capture and extinguish 160RA eruption. 
In picture can be seen engineer Misu Calarasu.
Attention ! These photos are under copyright.
Special thanks to Mr. Costin Calarasu.

24 December 2018

Ash Valley

Ash Valley, Moreni - photo colorization

19 December 2018

Turnu-Arad gas well 451 on fire

One of the difficult interventions of firefighters was at the Turnu gas well No 451 in May 1982. On May 3rd, around 7 p.m., the gas well escaped in free eruption, and on May 5 it burned, the flames reaching 65 -70 meters, while the surrounding crater was measuring 35 meters in diameter. 29 fire trucks from Arad, Bihor, Timis, Hunedoara, as well as two turbo jets from Pitesti and Ploiesti were on the spot to fight with the fire. On May 10, a gas explosion occurred in well area. 23 civilians, workers at Turnu gas well, have lost their lives. 

18 December 2018

Aerial views of Moreni oilfield

 
Aerial views of Moreni oilfield in 1929. 
The fire of oil well 160 Romano-America it can be seen in photos.
Ministère de l`Industries et du Commerce, Direction Génèrale des Mines
 “Vue Photo-Aérienenes des Régions Pétrolifères"

Aerial views of Romanian Oil Refineries

Plopeni refinery
Aurora refinery
Steaua Romana refinery.
 Vega refinery
 Teleajen refinery
Xenia refinery.
Ministère de l`Industries et du Commerce, Direction Génèrale des Mines
“Vue Photo-Aérienenes des Régions Pétrolifères” en 1929.

Aerial views of Gura Ocnitei - Ochiuri

Aerial views of Gura Ocnitei - Ochiuri oilfield in 1929.
 Ministère de l`Industries et du Commerce, Direction Génèrale des Mines
 “Vue Photo-Aérienenes des Régions Pétrolifères”

Aerial view of Boldesti oilfield

Aerial view of Boldesti oilfield in 1929.
Ministère de l`Industries et du Commerce, Direction Génèrale des Mines
“Vue Photo-Aérienenes des Régions Pétrolifères” 

Aerial views of Runcu oilfield

Aerial views of Runcu oilfield in 1929.
Ministère de l`Industries et du Commerce, Direction Génèrale des Mines
“Vue Photo-Aérienenes des Régions Pétrolifères 

Aerial views of Ceptura-Urlati oilfield

Ceptura - Urlati oilfield in 1929
Ministère de l`Industries et du Commerce, Direction Génèrale des Mines 
“Vue Photo-Aérienenes des Régions Pétrolifères” 

17 December 2018

Old postacard - Ploiesti, Prahova

Oil tankers at Ploiesti.
Romano-Americana Society.