Synopsis:The story of oil in Abu Dhabi from the first developments in the 1940s through to the 1990s.
Shotlist:START 11:00:00 Man in a traditional Arab dress describing the signing of the first oil agreement in 1939, painting of rulers of Abu Dhabi. 11:00:40 Coastline with fisherman, and photo of fishing boat. 11:01:26 ABU DHABI COMPANY FOR ONSHORE OIL OPERATIONS presents OIL a dream comes true. 11:01:50 Desert landscape, jeep, sand dunes, water inlets. 11:03:25 Geologist Nick Fallon talking about geophysical survey. 11:04:24 Photograph of Chevrolet Utility vehicle. Dodge power wagon. 11:04:48 Men carrying out seismic survey. 11:05:17 Edward Henderson talking about the conditions in 1948. 11:06:08 Sheik in American style car. 11:06:21 Causeway over sea. 11:06:53 Geoff Ball, electrical engineer talking about erection of drilling derrick. 11:07:03 Photographs: vessel carrying drilling equipment, jeeps, tented camp on beach, aircraft landing on airstrip. 11:08: 40 Interview with Abu Dhabi engineer who worked on rig. 11:09:45 Photograph of Sheik Zayed and Sheik Shakhbut observing drilling. 11:11:11 Gas separating tower, aerial