• Short Summary

    THE MOONIE NUMBER ONE WELL IS ABOUT FIFTY MILES SOUTH-SOUTH-WEST OF THE TOWN OF TARA IN SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND.

  • Description

    THE MOONIE NUMBER ONE WELL IS ABOUT FIFTY MILES SOUTH-SOUTH-WEST OF THE TOWN OF TARA IN SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND. THIS FILM MADE ON MONDAY 4 DEC. 61 SHOWS THE WELL'S SETTING, IN THE HEART OF THE MOONIE SCRUB. THE UNION OIL COMPANY'S RESIDENT MANAGER IN AUSTRALIA, MR. D. F. GRAVES, FLEW TO QUEENSLAND TO INSPECT THE WELL. HE SAID IN TOOWOOMBA THAT IT WAS STILL TOO EARLY TO SAY WHETHER THE WELL HAD OIL IN COMMERCIAL QUANTITIES. THE SEARCH OF THE BASIN WOULD CONTINUE EVEN IF THE WELL PROVED UNSUCCESSFUL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9NU0EMIIERZB5EON7QUNJQWNE
    Media URN:
    VLVA9NU0EMIIERZB5EON7QUNJQWNE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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