PHOTOS Oil workers at Shunbei oil-gas field in Xinjiang

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Oil workers at Shunbei oil-gas field in Xinjiang

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12:52, September 27, 2019

An oil worker fills an oil tank at an oil station of Shunbei oil-gas field in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Oil worker Wang Yicheng inspects Shunbei oil-gas field of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

An oil worker operates drills at an operating room in Shunbei oil-gas field of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 24, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Oil worker Wang Yicheng takes crude oil samples at Shunbei oil-gas field of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

An oil worker operates drills at an operating room in Shunbei oil-gas field of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 24, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Photo taken on Sept 24, 2019 shows a pair of muddy gloves of an oil worker at Shunbei oil-gas field of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 24, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Oil worker Zhang Zongyong has lunch at Shunbei oil-gas field of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Oil workers have a morning meeting at Shunbei oil-gas field of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Oil worker Wang Yicheng inspects Shunbei oil-gas field of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2019. Located in the northern margin of the Taklimakan Desert, Shunbei oil-gas field is one of the deepest oil and gas reservoirs in the world with an average depth of 7300 meters and a maximum depth of 8600 meters. Due to the remote location and inconvenient transportation, the oil workers could have some days off after they had worked continuously for two to four months. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

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