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GV : SHIP "THEOGENNITOR" AT DOCK
MV : SHIP PAN GV : REFINERY
MV PULL GV : PIPELINE SHIP
MV : HYDROFOIL PULLS UP
MV : BENN AND OTHERS ON DECK
MV : BENN APPROACHING VALVE AND TURNING IT ON AS PEOPLE WATCH (3 shots)
GV : PEOPLE LOOK OF FROM SHIP PAN GV : PIPES AND VALVE
INTERVIEW WITH BENN (SOUND ONLY):)
GV (AERIAL) : OIL RIGS AT SEA (dusk) (2 shots)
MV : INTERVIEW WITH AMERICAN OFFICIAL
GV : SHIP AT SEA CONNECTED BY PIPE TO STORAGE BODY ( 3 shots)
CU : OIL IN JAR PULL MV : REPORTER STANDUPPER:
GV : OIL REFINERY (4 good shots)
TRANSCRIPT: "The tanker docked during the night with its cargo of 14,000 tons of North Sea oil ......."
"It does give this country a great opportunity which it's long needed, of developing a full 4-fuel economy - we will be in time one of the 10 largest oil-producing countries in the world - we're infinitely the strongest in terms of energy resources among the Common Market countries. It is a day of course of national celebration and congratulation, but its significance for Britain is really very great indeed, and I's proud to be here to join with those who did the work." (On a day when an American operator has brought our first oil ashore, do you think we're getting enough of a share of the North Sea oil business?)
"Well, undoubtedly, one of the objectives of any British government, and certainly of the Dept of Energy, is that we should increase the amount of equipment that what the Offshore Oil Supplies Office was set up to do - and I would hope that this area of growth, which will continue even if the rest of our economy suffers a downturn, this area of growth must bring work and jobs for British workers"
"We're had about every type of problem anybody could have working in a new environment - a difficult area - new technology - and particularly we've developed a new technique, which is working very well now."
(Are you going to make any money out of it?) "We hope so!"
This jarful cost GBP 3,000M to produce, and 10 years to get - 15 days till its finally processed.
...........to the point where we're self sufficient in oil."
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