Saharan venture

United Kingdom, 1965

Film
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Story of introduction of natural gas to the United Kingdom from Algeria ending dependence on coal. Covers development of fuel tanker designed for ocean transportation of natural gas in 1957 (Methane Pioneer) to arrival of the Methane Princess on October 12th 1964 with first delivery of natural gas to the United Kingdom.

Credits

director
production company

World Wide Pictures

Duration

00:28:08:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28152

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gas producers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gas, Natural

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Power resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy development

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fossil fuels

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Gas producers

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Gas, Natural

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Power resources

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Gas producers

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → Great Britain - History - 20th century

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Gas, Natural

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Power resources

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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