Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Sulphur-Deposits-at-Oil-Refinery-in-Ballsh-27MZIF49FGK.htmlConceptually similarOil Refinery in BallshGP02OVOCompleted★★★★Oil Industry in BallshGP02OVNCompleted★★★★Oil Refinery in BallshGP02OW6Completed★★★★Oil Field in MarinezGP0UI9Completed★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP0B5Completed★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP01CB3Completed★★★★★★Doctor treats Oil Polluted Patient in AlbaniaGP01FROCompleted★★★★Oil Pollution in AlbaniaGP02OW1Completed★★★★Oil Refinery in KucoveGP013KCompleted★★★★View AllGP0VZUSulphur Deposits at Oil Refinery in BallshHuge deposits of sulphur next to an oil refinery in Ballsh. Ballsh is a small town which has one of the only refineries still in full production. The refinery has never been modernized since construction in the late 1930's, and is now responsible for a lot of pollution both effecting the land and the people.Locations:Albania-Ballsh-Baltic States-Southern EuropeDate:1 Jan, 1992Credit:© Jörg Müller / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5660px X 3739pxKeywords:Day-Industrial structures-KWCI (GPI)-Landscapes-Oil (fossil fuel)-Oil (Industry)-Oil refineries-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.