The World’s First-ever Mechanically Drilled Oil Well / World’s First Oil Well)/ Bibi-Heybat, Baku.

World’s first oil well

The world’s first-ever mechanically drilled oil well (World’s First Oil Well), located in the Bibi-Heybat settlement 10 kilometers west of Baku. The well produced the first gush of oil in 1847 and was just 21 meters deep at that time. On 26…