The Athabasca oil sands (also called the Athabasca tar sands or Alberta tar sands) are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort McMurray. These oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, a...
Optically strange oil field in a lake near Niznevartovsk in Siberia, which is one of Russia´s major oil-producing locations.
It looks organic (to me), like fungi spores spreading over the area.
There are loads of oil-drilling facilities and a hi-res area north.
Rig construction is performed by LeTourneau's Vicksburg Marine Construction (VMC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Since 1955, LeTourneau, Inc. has designed, manufactured, fabricated, and serviced offshore drilling platforms, including the world's largest self-elevating drilling rigs. Currently, more than 35% of all jack-up rigs bear the LeTourneau name.
It seems to be at the beginning of the...
Oil Rig Mittelplate in the Waddensea. Germanys largest oilfield about 8 km of the coast. //
Die größte deutsche Erdöllagerstätte und gleichzeitig das förderstärkste Ölfeld Deutschlands befindet sich im Gebiet der Mittelplate, etwa 8 km vor der Dithmarscher Küste, im Schleswig-Holsteinischen Wattenmeer.