Launching of oil rig at Rotterdam, Holland.
A look at the new oil rig 'Gulf Tide' which is nearing completion. Gairloch, Scotland.
Shell official's wife launches giant oil rig in Rotterdam, Holland.
World's largest oil rig drills for oil and natural gas off the Victoria coast. Australia.
Various shots of the construction of an oil rig in Southampton.
News report about BP oil rig - Sea Quest - in the North Sea.
Floating oil rig for sea bed drilling is erected at Audorf.
Good shots on board the British Petroleum Oil Rig 'Sea Quest' drilling for oil at sea.
Good shots of a tug floating an oil rig out of Rotterdam.
Duke of Edinburgh visits North Sea oil rig with BP Chairman Sir Maurice Bridgeman.
The 'Ile de France' oil rig is pulled by a tugboat on its journey from Holland to Senegal
Good shots of oil rig drill in operation with helicopter arriving and departing on Transocean II.
New oil rig for offshore wells starts operating in Texas. America.
Old Australian oil rig back in operation at Whyalla.
Look around North Sea oil rig "Conoco 1" , off the Norfolk coast.
Look at men working and relaxing on North Sea oil rig.
An offshore oil rig drills for oil under English Channel. Off Weymouth, Dorset.
Floating oil rig near Australia and drilling platform in North Sea.
Helicopter flies to oil platform at sea and back.
New ocean going drilling machine is tested in the North Sea, Scotland.