Synopsis:A film showing how oil is explored, drilled and refined in Iran. (Black and White & Mute)
Shotlist:The Anglo-Iranian Oil Company presents "Oil from Iran"
03:01:50 Intertitle reads 'His Imperial Majesty Shah Reza Pahlavi gave back to Persia its traditional name of Iran ten years after his accession to the throne in 1925'.
03:02:00 Map of Iran, with Arabia, Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Syria, Jordan marked.
03:02:15 Pans of Tehran and mosque
03:02:40 People walking through mountains with goats, percussion drilling and gushing well
03:03:30 Ancient ruins GVs
03:03:40 Well No. 1 plaque with dates, LS of Masjid-i-Sulaiman (Masjid-i-suleiman / Masjed Soleyman / MIS) and surrounding area
03:04:20 Students learning maths, engineering
03:04:50 Hospital beds, surveyor / geologist calling out to assistant with pole below him on the mountain, tent with a man speaking to another man who is creating an explosion by pushing down on a detonator
03:06:30 Diagram of oil wells linking up, tilting shots of oil derricks and drilling, inter spliced with diagrams, mud pouring out the side of the derrick, drillers working, inspection of the drillhead and rotary drill bits
03:09:00 Four men igniting run-off gas from a new found well and laughing as they run away
03:09:35 Central Office LS and pan of surrounding buildings, workers inside the central office responding to calls and adjusting charts
03:10:40 More drilling shots, and tests conducted on gas
03:11:45 GVs of topping plant where oil is treated, pipeline aerial
03:12:30 Abadan refinery GVs and aerial shot of tankers at the docks, LS tanker at sea
03:13:47 End programme