This reel looks at contemporary oil production. L/S of an oilfield - derricks etc. Various shots of industrial equipment accompany narration about American oil consumption. Montage of trains, trucks, cars, industry, factories, traffic jams, petrol tanks being filled etc. Narrator states...
New South Wales, Australia, suffers severe floods.
New method of transporting oil by pipes across countryside to front-line.
Footage of flooding in the English countryside.
Boxing match between servicemen at army barracks.
An Essex garage sells a new product to mix with petrol extending drivers' mpg's.
Kalaung airport petrol dump blaze at night.
Firemen fight fire at petrol refinery in Canada.
Fire fighters fight smouldering wreckage of Shellhaven petrol refinery.