Down a long way: the story of an oilwell

United Kingdom, 1954

Film
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Light-hearted animation describes methods of finding oil. Geologists can deduce the presence of a favourable underground formation from surface observations, and the geophysicist can then site a well, with some accuracy, by plotting the actual shape of the underground strata. Describes drilling and sampling operations which give access to the imprisoned oil.

Credits

director

Bob Privett

production company

British Petroleum

Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films

Language

English

Duration

00:17:52:00

Colour

Colour

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