Caucasus: Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline: btc45

YADILI, AZERBAIJAN.  Maharram Aliyev, 35, pats his son, Emin Aliyev, 3, on the head while he sleeps after returning from his shift as a security guard along the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline route in the family's one-room winter home in Yadili, Yevlax Region, Azerbaijan on January 4, 2012.  Aliyev said he earns three to four times the average salary in his village; Aliyev and his father also received compensation funds combined totaling under $3,000 for the disruption to their lands caused by the construction of the BTC pipeline.

YADILI, AZERBAIJAN. Maharram Aliyev, 35, pats his son, Emin Aliyev, 3, on the head while he sleeps after returning from his shift as a security guard along the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline route in the family's one-room winter home in Yadili, Yevlax Region, Azerbaijan on January 4, 2012. Aliyev said he earns three to four times the average salary in his village; Aliyev and his father also received compensation funds combined totaling under $3,000 for the disruption to their lands caused by the construction of the BTC pipeline.