The Petroleum Trail


! hiking trails-mapy_strona_05_obraz_0002The cross-border route connects places related to the birth and history of the oil industry.
Its main axis: Jasło, Krosno, Sanok, Lesko, Ustrzyki Dolne, Sambir-Drohobych, Boryslav, Lviv enrich loops for hiking and cycling. In the second half. Of the 19th century. the former austrowęgierska province of Galicia was "oil fever". Traces the fortunes of traders and the first oil processing and mining the rock are on your route, like the places connected with the activities of Ignacy Łukasiewicz-inventor of kerosene lamp that burned in the Lviv hospital in 1853. He in 1854. in bóbrka Looms founded the world's first petroleum mine, as well as distilleries and refineries in Ulaszowicach, Chorkówce and forest clearing. Oil began to also grow in the vicinity of Sanok, since 2002 and Ustrzyki Dolne. The most important centre of the "Galician Texas" became the borysławsko basin-the volunteer, which significantly influenced the development of the region.

The trail leads both by the open-air museums and museums, in which were located and designed exhibitions devoted to the history of the oil industry, and the place where the active yet mines encounters a surviving, old oil equipment. Depletion of the decks, the modernisation of production processes and reorganisation of the structures of mining oil and gas in the near future, can make the only route the oil Trail and its marking will be the Western trace the birth of the oil industry in the area. Colour to the historic oil facilities are useful for a charming landscape, determined by the unique resources of nature throughout the journey, as well as magnificent monuments and sacred intersecting cultures, showing the richness of the cultural heritage and the complex history of these lands.

Sanok County:

Zarszyn-glycol storage and methanol to natural gas
Strachocina-underground gas storage, management of the old mine
Sanok-exposition of the properties of the oil industry of the 19TH/20th century. in the Park of the Ethnographic Museum of folk architecture
Tyrawa Solna-preserved mine infrastructure, kiwony
Wielopole-buildings Office, boiler room, adsorberów Hall, waiting room for employees