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A 'Christmas tree'(valve assembly) in front of a gas drilling derrick in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

Snow covered power lines lead to a gas drilling derrick near Sabetta in the South Tambey Gas Field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia.

At dusk, foreman, Vladimir Ermark, talks on his radio during a visit to a drilling site near Sabetta. South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

A Gas field worker using a portable steam production unit to free a frozen valve in a gas pipe at a drilling site near Sabetta. South Tambey gas field, Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

A gas field worker walks near a flare at a drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

At dusk, a geologist stands in front of a gas flare at a drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

A gas field worker dressed against the winter cold with frosted breath at -30 Celsius in the South Tambey gas field near Sabetta. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

A valve assembly in a gas pipeline covered by frost & snow at a drilling site near Sabetta. South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

A gas drilling derrick at sunset in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

Sundogs behind a 'Christmas tree'(valve assembly),in the South Tambey gas field near Sabetta. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

A gas flare at a drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

A gas drilling derrick in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

The winter sun sets behind a gas flare at a drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

Gas field workers dressed for the cold on a stormy winter's day in Sabetta. South Tambey gas field near Sabetta. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

Two gas field workers standing near a flare at a drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

Evgeniy Petrov, a safety officer for Yamal SPG, stands infront of a 'Christmas tree' (valve assembly) at a drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

The winter sun sets behind a gas flare at a drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia

Oil pipes and drilling rig on Endicott Island, Prudhoe Bay.Alaska, USA. Alaska, U.S.A.

Full moon & a flare at Endicott Oil Production Island. Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope. Alaska. USA.

The mile marker O zero at the start of the Alaska  Oil Pipeline Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

Worker dressed against the cold. BP oil field. Endicott Is. Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

Oil fields and pipeline at the Prudhoe Bay Refinery. Alaska.USA

Oil rig at Endicott Island in the polar night. Prudhoe Bay. North Slope. Alaska.

Oil Pipes leading from the Oil rigs at Endicott Is. Nth Slope. Prudhoe Bay. Alaska

Oil workers on a drilling rig. Prudhoe Bay. Alaska, USA.

Oil pipes at the Prudhoe Bay Refinery on the North Slope, Alaska, USA.

Full moon & a flare at Endicott Oil Production Island. Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope. Alaska. USA.

Trans Alaska Pipeline just south of Delta Junction. Alaska

Tugs manoevering an oil tanker, Arco Fairbanks, near Valdez.Prince William Sound, Alaska

Aerial view of gas fields near Tazovskiy. Yamal. Western Siberia. Russia.

Jakov Vanuito, a Nenets reindeer herder, sits infront of a gas drilling derrick near Tambey in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia

A derrick at the Yorharovo Neftgaz production facility north of Noviy Urengoi. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia

In icy conditions, a worker struggles with a hose at Gas drilling Rig in Gazprom's Bovanenkovo field. Yamal Peninsula. Siberia. Russia

Workers checking the seams of a gas pipeline being constructed during the winter near the Yurharovo gas field. Noviy Urengoi, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.

Trucks carrying large sections of gas pipe on a winter road near the Yurharovo gas field. Noviy Urengoi, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.

A gas flare at a Gazprom oil production facility near Noviy Urengoy. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia

Drilling derricks near Sabetta in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia

A gas pipeline being constructed in winter near the Yurharovo gas field. Noviy Urengoi, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.

A worker checking a section of a gas pipeline being constructed during the winter near the Yurharovo gas field. Noviy Urengoi, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.

A truck carrying a large section of gas pipe on a winter road near the Yurharovo gas field. Noviy Urengoi, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.

A derrick and pipes in the Yorharovo  gas fields north of Noviy Urengoi. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia

A gas flare at a Gazprom oil production facility near Noviy Urengoy. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia

A worker checking a seam on a section of a gas pipeline with an X-Ray Defectoscope being during the winter near the Yurharovo gas field. Noviy Urengoi, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.

Burning off impure gas in the Gazprom's Yamsavey gas fields near Nadym. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.

Workers on a gas drilling rig in Gazprom's Bovanenkova field in the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia

Nenets herder & his children in front of a gas rig on the tundra near Bovanenkovo. Yamal.Siberia.Russia

Aerial view of a gas processing plant in Gazprom's Yamsavey gas fields. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.

A pumping unit in the oil fields near Niznevartovsk. Khanty Mansiysk, Western Siberia, Russia.

Sakhalin Energy oil & gas pipeline construction site near Val on Sakhalin Island. Russian Far East.

Workers at a Sakhalin Energy oil & gas pipeline construction site near Val on Sakhalin Island. Russian Far East.

Workers at a Sakhalin Energy oil & gas pipeline construction site near Val on Sakhalin Island. Russian Far East.

The landscape showing part of Sakhalin Energy's 800 km oil & gas buried pipeline route near Val. Sakhalin Island, Russian Far East.

Worker adjusts a valve in a gas pipeline in Gazprom's Yamsavey gas fields near Nadym. Yamal, W.Siberia, Russia.

An exploratory gas drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia

Gas drilling platform on the tundra in Gazprom's Bovanenkovo field. Yamal. Western Siberia. Russia

A worker adjusts a valve in a gas pipeline in Gazprom's Yamsavey gas fields near Nadym. Yamal, W.Siberia, Russia.

A welder working in the gas fields at Sabetta near Tambey. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia

An exploratory gas drilling site in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia

Gas drilling derricks & workers at Sabetta in the Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia

A gas drilling derrick near Tambey in the South Tambey gas field. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia
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