Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Oil-Refinery-in-Kucove-27MZIFLPLPL.htmlConceptually similarOil Refinery in KucoveGP01CB3Completed★★★★★★Oil Field in KucoveGP0SJGCompleted★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP0KO7Completed★★★★Oil Worker in Kucove RegionGP016MJCompleted★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP02OVRCompleted★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP0B5Completed★★★★Oil Field in MarinezGP0UI9Completed★★★★Laboratory Worker in MarinezGP0M4VCompleted★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP013LCompleted★★★★View AllGP013KOil Refinery in KucoveA pond of oil from a refinery in the Kucove region. This region was the first place oil was produced in Albania. The oil refinery and the power station were built around a small town, all of which are now derelict and only semi functional.Locations:Albania-Baltic States-Kucove-Southern EuropeDate:1 Jan, 1992Credit:© Jörg Müller / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5635px X 3757pxKeywords:Day-Industrial structures-KWCI (GPI)-Landscapes-Oil (fossil fuel)-Oil (Industry)-Oil refineries-Oil spills-Outdoors-Pollution-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot:Documentation of Oil Industry in AlbaniaThe three main areas of Albania oil production (Ballsh, Marinez, Kucove) are now almost derelict. The seldom attended refineries have leaks which are polluting the land and the drinking water. Workers and farmers are becoming ill. The land, drinking water and the people are polluted. Petrol is hard to buy.