• Short Summary

    OIL HAS BEEN DISCOVERED IN LARGE DEPOSITION IN TWO AREAS OF THE SOUTH CHINA SEA, OFF THE COAST OF SARAWAK, MALAYSIA.

  • Description

    OIL HAS BEEN DISCOVERED IN LARGE DEPOSITION IN TWO AREAS OF THE SOUTH CHINA SEA, OFF THE COAST OF SARAWAK, MALAYSIA. THE OIL COMPANY INVESTIGATING THE DEPOSITS CLAIMS TO HAVE SPENT HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN ITS SEARCH OF THE SEA.

    ONE OF THE FINDS -- IN OFFSHORE SARAWAK -- IS THE FIRST IN MALAYSIA FOR SEVERAL YEARS, AND HAS ATTRACTED A GREAT DEAL OF GOVERNMENT AND COMMERCIAL INTEREST. THE OTHER IS IN BRUNEI, THE OIL-RICH BRITISH PROTECTORATE STATE.

    SEA DRILLING OFF THE COAST OF SARAWAK IS DONE BY MOBILE DRILLING RIGS, AND WORKERS AND EQUIPMENT ARE FERRIED OUT THREE BY HELICOPTER AND HOVERCRAFT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAESD3NIIQ4BF2610ECVPRH89ZX
    Media URN:
    VLVAESD3NIIQ4BF2610ECVPRH89ZX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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