Sea area: Forties

United Kingdom, 1975

Film
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The exciting story of how the sponsors developed their Forties Field in the North Sea and were the first to bring oil ashore in quantity. The film also shows how BP have endeavoured to respect the surrounding countryside and the wishes and well-being of local people.

Credits

director

John Armstrong

production company

British Petroleum

Pelican Films

Language

English

Duration

00:28:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28275

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Great Britain

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil fields

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil industry - History

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Petroleum industry and trade

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Oil fields

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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