- TITLE: Wellhead in the Burgan Field, Kuwait - Sept 1968
- RELEASE DATE: 01/09/1968
- SYNOPSIS: Mute Rushes. Looks like 8mm transfer, footage covers the wellhead leak of oil from a drilling derrick with crude oil spraying out of it.
- BP ASSET ID: 802062
- VIEWING RESTRICTIONS: Public
- LICENSING RESTRICTIONS: None
- PRODUCTION COMPANY: None
- COLOUR: Colour
- ALTERNATIVE LANGUAGE NOTES: None
- FORMAT: BetaSP_Small
- SHOTLIST: 04:32:02 CU of top of drilling derrick, camera pans out to WS. 04:32:27 LA shot looking up at derrick, camera pans down to base with oil spewing out and pans in to men walking underneath through oil. 04:32:54 MLS the men in discussion, camera pans R to bottom of derrick with the oil spewing out. Camera pans up to top of derrick. 04:33:48 The men walking around and studying the area under the derrick. Shot from underneath derrick with oil spewing out (very dark shot). 04:34:40 CU of part of derrick with oil spewing out. 04:34:48 WS of derrick with oil spewing out and people walking around. 04:35:01 Shots from the derrick base, camera pans up to the oil spewing out. 04:35:25 WS three diggers. WS derrick. 04:35:43 Diggers at the bottom of the derrick driving away, camera follows one digger with a man walking next to it. 04:36:16 LS derrick with fires (?) on horizon. 04:36:27 CU of fire service car. WS of fire service cars and lorries. LS of derrick with vehicles. WS parked vehicles with people walking around with derrick on horizon. WS tractor driving towards derrick which is in the distance. WS tractor driving away from derrick. 04:37:54 Group of men with protective clothing in discussion. Three men in discussion. MS man with flat cap. Group of men men with derrick in BG. Camera pans across red hosepipes on the ground, ending at the base of the derrick with water spouting out. CU of water spouting out, camera pans up derrick with oil still spewing out. LA shot of derrick, camera pans down to base with oil spewing out, camera pans right to oil on ground, camera follows oil pool across the ground. 04:39:35 CU of oil flowing, camera pans up to stream of oil. 04:39:45 Crowd of men turning tap of the well. WS of the derrick with the oil spewing out. 04:40:17 CU trav shot of steel arm. WS of crane-like machine with men at its sides. Base of derrick, camera pans out to wider shot. CU of water spouting out of hosepipe under derrick. 04:41:07 Shot of crane's (?) arm. Camera pans down to whole of crane with men at its side. Fumes from oil billowing out in the BG. Man guiding crane next to derrick. WS man turning hose tap under derrick. CU of wheels of crane. Arm of crane being guided under derrick. Pan down derrick with oil spewing out to base with men in protective clothing. 04:42:08 CU of oil spewing out of pipe, camera pans out to man handling hose. WS derrick with crowd of people at its base. WS desert, pans R to WS derrick. Men guiding crane under derrick. Camera pans in to oil spewing forcefully out of pipe. Various shots of the oil spewing out. 04:44:47 Man looking at gauge, start knocking it. Shot of the earth, camera pans up to WS of derrick with crowd of men at its base. 04:45:33 LA shot looking up at derrick. CU of pipe leading up to derrick. MS of man covered in oil. Man guides water from hose. Huge pool of oil under derrick, camera pans up to shot of derrick from near base. View from under derrick looking up to top. CU of water from hosepipe spurting out. WS men next to pipes with fumes from oil billowing out. Men carrying hosepipe Shot of top half of derrick, camera pans down to WS. 04:47:51 END.