M98AZ0330-Worker22-2018

Azerbaijan, Baku, 30.03.1998

1951 the Soviet Union started the construction of the artificial island Qum Adasi, to drill and explore oil from the Caspian Sea in front of Azerbaijani capital Baku. The 53 pump and drilling platforms are connected by 17 km of artificial bridges and the most of them are still operating.

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azerbaijan - the oilfield