Baku, Azerbaijan .December 13, 2006..An off-shore oil rig run by SOCAR, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan. It is, as most Azeri rigs are; old, out of date and rusted from top to bottom. It produces a small amount of oil for domestic market. ..Since British Petroleum has come on line with its' rigs in Azerbaijan there is now more funding for repairs on these old rigs and the worker's pay has slightly increased.

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New Oil Pipeline 2006
Baku, Azerbaijan .December 13, 2006..An off-shore oil rig run by SOCAR, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan. It is, as most Azeri rigs are; old, out of date and rusted from top to bottom. It produces a small amount of oil for domestic market. ..Since British Petroleum has come on line with its' rigs in Azerbaijan there is now more funding for repairs on these old rigs and the worker's pay has slightly increased.

Filename: 12_13_2006_1249.jpg
Photographer: ARCHIVE ANTHONY SUAU
Source: Anthony Suau © 2006
Date 13 Dec 2006
Location: Baku Azerbaijan
Credit: Anthony Suau
Copyright: Anthony Suau 2006
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Keywords:
  • Anthony Suau
  • Caspian Sea
  • Baku
  • Azerbaijan
  • December 13
  • 2006
  • oil
  • pipeline
  • Europe
  • Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline
  • BTC
  • 1776 km
  • $4 billion
  • Russia
  • Turkey
  • Georgia
  • British Petroleum
  • State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR)
  • old oil fields
  • domestic
  • off-shore platform
  • rust
  • repairs
  • drilling