Photos of Oil’s dominion

Foreign Policy magazine’s September issue is focused on oil. The issue, Oil: the long goodbye, includes an article Scenes from the Violent Twilight of Oil by Peter Maass along with an accompanying photo essay.

Children play in the halo of a natural gas flare in Ebocha. The name means "Place of Light," after the flare at an Agip petroleum refinery that has burned there, night and day, since the 1970s.   PHOTO BY MICHAEL KAMBER from Foreign Policy

Children play in the halo of a natural gas flare in Ebocha. The name means "Place of Light," after the flare at an Agip petroleum refinery that has burned there, night and day, since the 1970s. Photo by MICHAEL KAMBER from Foreign Policy

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