The Role of Hydrocarbon Fields Development in the Pollution of Water Resources of the Absheron Peninsula


Vagif Mammadov
Institute of Geology and Geophysics of ANAS, AZ1143, Baku, Azerbaijan
Hadiya Khalilova
Institute of Physics of ANAS, AZ1143, Baku, Azerbaijan


The Absheron peninsula is one of the most urbanized and ecologically critical (unfavorable) regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The relief of the peninsula was mainly formed in the alluvium period and includes gray-yellow sand, sandstone, limestone and clays, etc. with varying degrees of crinkles and salinity. Absolute altitudes are between 26 and 400 meters.

April 12, 2020