In his latest series, Dubai-based photographer Jalal BinThaneya captures the inner workings of the petroleum industry and the fate of desolate gas stations that reflect a past that is slowly being replaced.
The project takes a neutral view on a controversial subject and invites the viewer to contemplate a time when the last barrel of oil to leaves the region.
Oil and gas field 7-2, from the series Industry, 2016. Archival pigment print, 148cm x 186cm.
Oil and gas field 6, from the series Industry, 2016. Archival pigment print, 148cm x 186cm.