Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Oil-Refinery-in-Kucove-27MZIFZLSJ.htmlConceptually similarOil Refinery in KucoveGP02OVRCompleted★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP01CB3Completed★★★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP013KCompleted★★★★Oil Refinery in BallshGP02OVOCompleted★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP013LCompleted★★★★Oil Worker in Kucove RegionGP016MJCompleted★★★★Sulphur Deposits at Oil Refinery in BallshGP0VZUCompleted★★★★Phosphate factory, Scutari, Albania.GP0D0SCompleted★★★★Petrol Station in KucoveGP01QACompleted★★★★View AllGP0B5Oil Refinery in KucoveOne of the main streets of Kucove. A small town which saw the first oil refineries in Albania in the late 1930's. Houses line the streets and in the centre stands a huge smoke stack belonging to one of the refineries.Locations:Albania-Baltic States-Kucove-Southern EuropeDate:1 Jan, 1992Credit:© Jörg Müller / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5650px X 3750pxKeywords:Chimneys-Day-Houses-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Oil (fossil fuel)-Oil (Industry)-Oil refineries-Outdoors-Pollution-Small group of people-Smoke-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.