Turkmenistan President Orders Extinguishing “Hell’s Gates” Fire, Which Has Been Burning For Decades

Turkmenistan President Orders Extinguishing “Hell’s Gates” Fire, Which Has Been Burning For Decades

The president of Turkmenistan ordered the extinguishing of the “gates of hell”, a fire that has been burning for decades in a huge gas crater in the desert. Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov wants to shut it down for environmental and health reasons, as well as part of efforts to increase the gas exports from the country. “We … Read more

They order to close the well that has been burning non-stop for half a century

They order to close the well that has been burning non-stop for half a century

Last Friday, January 7, the president of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, ordered the shutdown of the Darvaza natural gas well, which had been christened by residents as ‘hell’s doors’. This huge crater had been turned into a attraction tourist, which measures 60 meters in diameter and around 20 meters deep, however, what has made it have … Read more

Turkmenistan orders to suffocate the “Gate of Hell”, a crater that has burned since 1971

Turkmenistan orders to suffocate the “Gate of Hell”, a crater that has burned since 1971

Turkmenistan.- The gas crater that burns without interruption since 1971, known as the “Gate of Hell” will be closed and its flames suffocated by order of the president of Turkmenistan, Gurbangulí Berdimujamédov, after affirming that it represents a great loss of natural gas. It was in 1971 when this crater was created by Soviet geologists … Read more

Turkmenistan want to shut down “the gates of hell”; it’s been burning for 50 years

Turkmenistan want to shut down “the gates of hell”;  it’s been burning for 50 years

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, President of Turkmenistan, has ordered the Darvaza natural gas well, better known as “hell’s doors”, which has been burning for more than 50 years. The crater measures 60 meters in diameter and is approximately 20 meters deep, since it was discovered keeps burning nonstop, so lcam half a century on, which is a … Read more