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Refinery Collection

Background imageRefinery Collection: Tate & Lyle Refinery

Tate & Lyle Refinery
A coastal barge sailing by the famous Tate and Lyle sugar refinery works, Plaistow Wharf, off Silvertown, North Woolwich, east London

Background imageRefinery Collection: Queens Dock, Swansea

Queens Dock, Swansea
Aerial view of the Queens Dock, Swansea, Wales. The Queens dock was opened in 1920 following the construction of oil handling/import facilities at the nearby BP oil refinery at Llandarcy

Background imageRefinery Collection: Oil Tankers of the Manchester Oil Refinery

Oil Tankers of the Manchester Oil Refinery. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageRefinery Collection: Fireless Locomotives - Llandarcy

Fireless Locomotives - Llandarcy, Wales. Oil storage depots and oil handling docks used fireless locomotives (steam was pumped in to a specially constructed usually dome-ended boiler)

Background imageRefinery Collection: Llandarcy Oil Refinery, Swansea, Wales

Llandarcy Oil Refinery, Swansea, Wales
The tank farm at the Llandarcy Oil Refinery, Swansea, Wales - built by British Petroleum Oil between 1918-22

Background imageRefinery Collection: Advertisement for Esso Petroleum

Advertisement for Esso Petroleum -- reflections on car bodies at Fawley Refinery, Hampshire. 1959

Background imageRefinery Collection: Blitz in London -- damage to tanks, Thames Haven, WW2

Blitz in London -- damage to tanks, Thames Haven, WW2
Blitz in London -- damage to tanks and pipelines at Thames Haven, near Thurrock, Essex, 7 September 1940. The ground was covered with spilt oil which was subsequently ignited during an attack

Background imageRefinery Collection: BOILERS

BOILERS
Babcock & Wilcox boilers at the Standard Oil Companys refinery at Greenpoint, Long Island, New York [USA]

Background imageRefinery Collection: Oil Refinery at Curacao, a Dutch Caribbean island

Oil Refinery at Curacao, a Dutch Caribbean island
circa 1910s

Background imageRefinery Collection: Sugar factory, St. Mary, Jamaica, early 1900s

Sugar factory, St. Mary, Jamaica, early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageRefinery Collection: Canvey Island protest

Canvey Island protest
Residents of Canvey Island, Essex, protest in central London, expressing their opposition to the proposed expansion of the petrochemical industry on the island

Background imageRefinery Collection: Fawley Oil Refinery

Fawley Oil Refinery
An aerial view of the 3, 200 ft long jetty at the Esso oil refinery, Hampshire, England. Three of the four breasting islands are shown, which are able to berth four tankers simultaneously

Background imageRefinery Collection: Pears Soap Works 1882

Pears Soap Works 1882
Exterior of Pears Soap Works at at Lanadron, Isleworth. Date: 1882

Background imageRefinery Collection: Kuwait: the single oilfield whose yield now exceeds Persias highest production

Kuwait: the single oilfield whose yield now exceeds Persias highest production. Page from the Illustrated London News, 22nd December 1951. Date: 1951

Background imageRefinery Collection: Pan floor, Hershey Sugar Refinery, Central Hershey, Cuba

Pan floor, Hershey Sugar Refinery, Central Hershey, Cuba. Date: circa 1920

Background imageRefinery Collection: Oil Refinery at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada

Oil Refinery at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
British American Oil Refinery at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. Date: circa 1930

Background imageRefinery Collection: FUSHIN COLLIERY, CHINA

FUSHIN COLLIERY, CHINA
Large scale oil works at the Fushin coal mines, China. Date: 1930s

Background imageRefinery Collection: Canadas part in the Somme advance, Matania, WW1

Canadas part in the Somme advance, Matania, WW1
Canadas part in the Somme advance - a brilliant affair at Courcelette. The capture of the sugar refinery at Courcelette by the Canadians on 15 September 1916

Background imageRefinery Collection: Abadan Oil Refinery from the air

Abadan Oil Refinery from the air
Abadan oil refinery, Iran (Persia) from the air. The largest in the world at that time on the Shatt al-Arab Waterway (the southern end of which forms the border with Iraq). Date: 1951

Background imageRefinery Collection: Oil refineries and factories at Baku, Azerbaijan

Oil refineries and factories at Baku, Azerbaijan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRefinery Collection: Georgia - Batumi - Mantascheff Oil Refinery

Georgia - Batumi - Mantascheff Oil Refinery
The Mantascheff Oil Refinery at Batumi (formerly Batum or Batoum) a city on the Black Sea coast and capital of Adjara, an autonomous republic in southwest Georgia

Background imageRefinery Collection: Medinoil Lubricating Oil

Medinoil Lubricating Oil
A large enamel sign advertising Medinoil - Motor Lubricating Oil. Manufactured in England by Medina Refinery Limited of London SE8. *EDITORIAL USE ONLY*

Background imageRefinery Collection: Bench 30 at Abadan

Bench 30 at Abadan
Abadan is a city on Abadan Island in the Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran, close to the border with Iraq. Rich oil fields were discovered in the area in the early 20th century

Background imageRefinery Collection: La Sucrerie, Ham, Somme, northern France, WW1

La Sucrerie, Ham, Somme, northern France, WW1
La Sucrerie (sugar refinery), Ham, Somme, northern France -- taking back lost territory during the First World War. 1917

Background imageRefinery Collection: Sugar mill machinery

Sugar mill machinery
Diagrams showing part of the elevation and plan of an improved sugar refinery by Edward Woollery Esq of Jamaica. Date: 18th century

Background imageRefinery Collection: Sugar Refinery. Illustration by Jan van Grevenbroeck

Sugar Refinery. Illustration by Jan van Grevenbroeck or Grevenbroch (1731-1807) in Treaty of uses and customs of the time, s. XVIII. Early Modern Era. Watercolour. ITALY. VENETO. Venice. Museo Correr

Background imageRefinery Collection: Mexico. Tula. Refinery

Mexico. Tula. Refinery
MEXICO. HIDALGO. Tula. Oil refinery. Toltec art. Sculpture

Background imageRefinery Collection: Caspian Sea Shore - oil refinery near Krasnovodsk

Caspian Sea Shore - oil refinery near Krasnovodsk town - oil pollution along the water edge. Turkmenistan. April

Background imageRefinery Collection: Sugar Refinery in Usak, Turkey

Sugar Refinery in Usak, Turkey Date: circa 1935

Background imageRefinery Collection: Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies - Oil Refineries

Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies - Oil Refineries at Pointe-a-Pierre Date: circa late 1930s

Background imageRefinery Collection: Oil refinery fire. Buncefield Terminal, Hertfordshire

Oil refinery fire. Buncefield Terminal, Hertfordshire
Oil refinery fire. Buncefield Terminal, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Background imageRefinery Collection: Brigade Command Unit at the scene of oil refinery fire

Brigade Command Unit at the scene of oil refinery fire
Brigade Command Unit at the scene of an oil refinery fire, Buncefield, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Background imageRefinery Collection: Azerbaijan - Baku

Azerbaijan - Baku - scenes of the oil fields (with gushing well), factories/refineries and the waterfront (with tram)

Background imageRefinery Collection: Oil Pipelines - Llandarcy Oil Refinery, Swansea

Oil Pipelines - Llandarcy Oil Refinery, Swansea
A row of eight oil pipelines at the Llandarcy BP Oil Refinery, Swansea, Wales

Background imageRefinery Collection: Loading Rail Tank Wagons - Llandarcy, Wales

Loading Rail Tank Wagons - Llandarcy, Wales
Loading BP Rail Tank Wagons - at the BP oil refinery at Llandarcy, Swansea, Wales

Background imageRefinery Collection: Gas Absorbtion Plant - Iraq

Gas Absorbtion Plant - Iraq
Gas Absorbtion Plant - industrial buildings and plant relating to BPs oil exploration in Iraq

Background imageRefinery Collection: Primitive Oil Refinery

Primitive Oil Refinery in Iraq or Iran

Background imageRefinery Collection: Gold at Monte Rosa 4

Gold at Monte Rosa 4
Miners bring the excavated ore to the refinery for crushing and extraction

Background imageRefinery Collection: Oil Refinery Sunset

Oil Refinery Sunset
Sunset over an oil refinery near Swansea, South Wales

Background imageRefinery Collection: Bristol Sugar Refinery

Bristol Sugar Refinery
Workers shovel sugar at the Counterslip refinery in Bristol, England



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