- Release Date: 1st January 1987
- Asset ID: 801085
- Synopsis: A film looking at the development of Endicott, the oil field off Prudhoe Bay, the first production facility in Arctic waters.
- Shotlist: 09:59:52 START BP Shield logo, caption 'BP Exploration'. HA trav pan over snow with oil well on horizon. Trav aerial shots of oil well in snow. Caption 'Endicott'. Trav aerial shot over Prudhoe Bay field. Trav aerial shot over Trans-Alaskan pipeline. WS of pipeline. HA pan across Prudhoe Bay with ship at dock. WS of ship at Prudhoe Bay. Map of Prudhoe Bay and Endicott Field. Trav aerial shot over sea with graphics and caption 'Endicott'. WS trucks on snow. LA MS man working with a pole. Trav shot over trucks in snow. GVs from monitor room. CU of derrick. Trav aerials shot over sea. WS helicopter approaches platform at dusk (sunset). Trav aerial shot over sea with pieces of ice. WS pan over ice. CU ice breaking up in sea. WS lorry in snow. Shot of nodding donkeys. Trav aerial shot over oil well in snow. 10:02:31 WS building in snow, wind howling. WS lorries in snow in half light. WS pipe joints lined up in snow. Men welding on pipe. Pan over illustration of BP's manmade islands. Trav WS truck driving along road. Trav aerial shot over quarry site next to sea. Trav aerial shot over bulldozer digging up ice and soil. Trav shot past hauling unit. WS of lorries from POV truck. Trav aerial shot over bulldozers filling truck with gravel. Trav aerial shot of truck carrying gravel to deposit their load CU of truck's vehicles. WS bulldozers distribute the material. Earth haulers return to the quarry. 10:03:55 WS view over sea with snowy hills on either side, camera pans sideways to view of bulldozer on the edge of the cliff. Trav aerial shot of causeway in sea. Trav aerial shot over manmade island with work being done. 10:04:28 WS two men in a dinghy in sea. WS reindeer on grass with facility in the BG. Trav aerial shot over manmade island with causeway. WSs construction work on island. Trav aerial shot over causeway in snow. CU of production facility, camera pans back to wider shot. WS barge shipping production facilities. GVs of production facility. WS facilities being shipped. Trav aerial shot over containers which have transported the units. Trav aerial shot over reassembled facility. Int. GVs of Endicott modules with men working inside. 10:06:02 WS GVs facility being constructed. WS men pouring cement into mould to make slab. WS men smoothing slabs. WS pan of crane with giant oil separation and pumping unit. WS steel super structure being erected. LA looking upwards to metal walls. WS man welding. WS inside control room. GVs of modules being transported by barge. WS barge in the middle of the river. Map of route of barge from the States to Panama. WS travs shots of barge on the Panama Canal. Map of route from Panama to Endicott Island. 10:07:34 Trav aerial shot over barges in dock ready to offload modules. Shots of giant crawler carrying modules to foundations cast in the manmade island. Shots of men guiding the process. WS pan across fixed module. CU of module with man welding in the process of joining modules to each other. WS men supported by crane working on module. Trav aerial shot over island. GVs from inside control room with shots of drill being lowered. Trav aerial shot over sea with oil well in BG. Aerial shot over gravel island. 10:08:31 WS truck driving next to pipes in snow. CU crane lowering pipe into trench. CU of men joining two joints together. WS crane placing shelter over pipe. MS man welding. WS bus next to pipeline in snow. Trav shot looking at pipeline from underneath. WS men walking at facility at dusk. WS man carrying out last minute testing. WS men in control room. Trav aerial shot over Endicott. BP shield logo. 10:09:15 END.
- Production Company: None
- Licensing Restrictions: None
- Viewing Restrictions: Public
- Format: BetaSP_Small
- Alternative Language Notes: None