Synopsis:Abu Dhabi compilation includes extract of film looking at the excavation of fossils, news bulletins describing Lord Ashburtons visit to Abu Dhabi, amateur video footage of children at a BP sponsored science exhibition, and an anniversary film commemorating 30 years of oil from Abu Dhabi.
Shotlist:START 12:00:00 Man in desert looking at fossils. 12:00:19 Shots of hippopotamus in a swamp. VO talking about how its bones are fossilised. 12:00:41 Hippopotamus bones in field. 12:00:53 Archaeologists excavating fossils. 12:01:37 Surveyors on historical site , archaeologists, plotting data, surface surveys, collecting bone fragments, sieving sand, wheel barrows, uncovering bones in the earth, dusting off fossils, several shots of scientists at work. Wrapping up bones in tissue, covering skull in plaster of Paris and . 12:06:35 the Natural History Museum, London. 12:06:46 Arabic newscaster describing meeting between Lord Ashburton and Sheikhs in Abu Dhabi. Shots of meeting. 12:08:57 Footage of Lord Ashburton with Abu Dhabi Sheiks. 12:09:25 Science exhibition. Shots of banners with BP shield logo. More exhibits inside large hall. Children looking at and interacting with exhibits. 12:12:32 Exterior, Abu Dhabi town, main road lined with trees, buildings in background. 12:13:02 On screen caption in Arabic