Quest for oil

Australia, 1966

Film
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Oil exploration in Australia and the development of important oil and gas discoveries, showing the productive fields and test drilling in progress. Offshore drilling on the Gippsland Shelf field by the floating rig Glomar III is shown in detail.

Credits

director

Christopher McCullough

producer

Frank Bagnall

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:14:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27691

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil fields

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil well drilling

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Petroleum

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Oil fields

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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