- TITLE: Forties Pipeline (1977)
- RELEASE DATE: 01/01/1977
- SYNOPSIS: A film showing the laying of the Forties Pipeline from field to the refinery.
- BP ASSET ID: 801065
- VIEWING RESTRICTIONS: Public
- LICENSING RESTRICTIONS: None
- PRODUCTION COMPANY: None
- COLOUR: Colour
- ALTERNATIVE LANGUAGE NOTES: None
- FORMAT: BetaSP_Small
- SHOTLIST: 10:00:00 START BP shield logo. Map and caption 'Forties Pipeline'. CU of pipeline being pushed into sea. WS cliff next to see with building in BG, camera pans R to construction work along beach. Map of Scotland with landline. GVs of refinery. CU of tanker. Map of Scotland with sealine and landline. HA pan over pumping station. Graphics. CU of pipe being coated. Artist's impression of pipeline construction. 10:02:31 WS view of Mediterranean Sea from the shore with palm tree on R, camera pans in to BP vessel in distance. CUs of vessel with crane. CU of pipe in water. CUs of pipes on vessel. CU of buckled pipe on vessel. CU of arrester supported over the sea. 10:03:12 Man examines pipe lay model. CUs of testing repair procedure using hydro-cap. WS men sitting on vessel. WS vessel on rocky sea. Trav aerial shot over lay barge at sea. WS of lay barge at sea from beach. CU of stinger underwater. CU of tensioner. Trav aerial shot over lay barge. CUs of welding. CU of man looking out from barge, camera pans L to stinger. CU of pull winch cable, camera pans L to work at the beach. CUs welding. HA pan over stinger at sea. 10:05:18 WS rocky shoreline, camera pans L to pipeline work on the beach. CU water spouting out from pipe with bulldozers in BG. LA WS from beach looking at construction. CU of pull winch cable, camera pans down to LS. CU of pull winch. WS pull winch cable running from river mouth into sea with lay barge in BG and men standing on either side of river mouth. CU of pipe being pulled. CU of pipe in trench. Car drives past steel facility. WS pan of compressors. CU of sphere receivers (balls) next to pipe. CU of sphere receiver falls out of end of pipe and water gushes out. Trav aerial shot of lay barge. CU of pull winch cables. CU of flange. Graphics of welding techniques. CU still of man welding at sea. CU of sea pipe. 10:08:09 WS platform with lay barge in FG. CU of flanges. CU of model riser. CU of flange on riser. CU of spool piece being installed. CUs frames put over spool piece. CUs of second pipe being installed. 10:09:48 CU from on top of miniature submarine. CU of pipe underwater. Stormy sea. View from on vessel. CU pipe being carried. WS diver climbing up ladder, stinger in sea. WS men on barge. WS stinger in sea. CU of pipe underwater. Aerial shot over barges in dock. CU of pipes on barge. Men fishing. CU of fishing net. WS of pipe on barge. CU of stinger underwater. 10:12:03 Trav aerial shot over land. WS of mountains. GVs of streams. WS of old manor house. WS pipe joints with pipeline under construction. WS fields around pipeline area. Pipe coming out of trench of water. WS bulldozer carrying pipe. Map of Scotland. CU pan up pipe leading up to relief terminal at Cruden Bay. CU of two emergency flow tanks. GVs of the terminal. WS of countryside. Map of Scotland. 10:14:00 WS Land-Rover driving next to pipeline. WS lorry with pipes driving along main road. WS of pipes from on train. WS bulldozer dumping soil from trench. Shot of machine in trench. WS of pipeline being laid. CU of pipes being joined together. Shots of pipeline being built. CU of welding. GVs pipe being lowered into trench and GVs of construction work. WS country road, camera pans to trench in field and man using thrust bore. CU of thrust bore. CU of concrete sleeve for pipe to pass through. WS of river with digging work in BG. MLS two men looking towards river. WS pipeline construction work next to river. GVs of crane placing pipe in water. WS pipe in water with digger backfilling river. WS of bank with river in FG. CU of men working on pipe, camera pans R to view of river. GVs of pipe in river. Shot of pipeline route on hill with river in FG. CU of railway line. GVs trenching riverbed. CU of trenching with draglines. WS of River Forth with houses and pipe joints in FG. CU pan across pipe joints. WS of causeway across mudflats. 10:18:17 GVs of work site under snow. Men placing cage over pipe. GVs of winch being used. WS of crane on edge of shore. CU of crane. CUs of pipe entering water. CU welding. WS pipe running from land to sea. WS pan over countryside. Map of Scotland. Shot of pipeline up steep hill. Cranes lowering pipe into trench. 10:20:54 WS slope of the pipeline covered over with vegetation. Map of Scotland. WS Red Moss area. CU of marshland. WS of hole with water in ground where machine has been parked. CU of bulldozer digging water from water-filled trench. WS men laying logs. CU roller driving over logs. WS laying pipe in trench. WS mine shafts in fields. WS of fence in field. Sign 'Kinneil Colliery'. WS of colliery, camera pans R. GVs of working on pipeline next to railway line. Shot of water gushing out of pipe into trench. CU of pipe in trench of water. WS pipeline being laid on old railway line. Map of Firth of Forth. 10:23:25 CU sign 'BP Forties Field Developmentâ¦Kinneil Terminal'. CU pan of storage tank. CU pan down terminal. WS of refinery. WS bulldozers digging up slag. Trav aerial shot over storage tanks. WS main road. Machines levelling land for tank foundations. Men covering foundation with resin and membrane. Steel plate bases being laid, camera pans back to HA WS. WSs of tanks. CU of electric pumps. Trav aerial shot over river with bridge and carrier. HA pan down loading berth of manmade island. Trav shot from sea with view of platforms. HA CU of main platform. HA shots over mooring dolphin. CU of mooring dolphin. WS of tanker. GVs of central control room at Dyce, Aberdeen. WS of sea and beach. WS of restored land along Cruden Bay. WS country road. CU high voltage warning sign at valve station. WS scrubland with protection post as marker. WS pan over Red Moss area. WS pan across riverbank. WS pan across crops. WS of pipeline path almost invisible in countryside. WS bulldozers on pipeline site. GVs of men working next to crane. WS ball being placed in sea. CU welding. Artists' impression of lay barge at sea. Trav aerial shot over lay barge. Trav aerial shot over river with carrier and bridge in BG under caption 'A Cresswell Film Unit Production'. BP logo. 10:28:25 END.