- TITLE: Gas-Naturally (English & German)(1984)
- RELEASE DATE: 01/01/1984
- SYNOPSIS: Using a blend of light-hearted animation with historic and modern footage, the programme shows some of the many ways in which gas is used, explains the world's reserves and rate of consumption and points out the growing role of gas in the world energy picture.
- BP ASSET ID: 802299
- VIEWING RESTRICTIONS: Public
- LICENSING RESTRICTIONS: None
- PRODUCTION COMPANY: None
- COLOUR: Colour
- ALTERNATIVE LANGUAGE NOTES: None
- FORMAT: BetaSP_Small
- SHOTLIST: 00:02:04 START BP Shield logo. Caption 'Gasâ¦naturally'. Cartoon part one. 00:06:03 CUs of gas hobs being lit. CU fire from welding. CU fire coming out of vents. CU fire on a rotating wheel. CU toast under a grill. CU tomatoes under a grill. CUs of various sources of fire in industry. CUs of flames. 00:06:40 Cartoon part two. 00:07:07 B&w footage - CU gas lights. Maid lighting domestic appliances. Man in bath. CU of gas light under the bath. MCU of the man washing. Woman washing child in bath. CU of lighting boiler. Woman using washing machine. Woman putting clothes on clothes horse around fire. Woman ironing. Woman cooking. Woman putting food in fridge. WS ext. shot gas cylinders at gas works. CU gas cylinder and pipes. Man putting coal into industrial fire. 00:08:02 Men on horses looking for oil. Men surveying land with equipment. CU of drill bit entering hole. CU of base of derrick. Men pushing drilling down hole. WS oil spewing of derrick. 00:09:00 Cartoon part three. 00:09:55 WS man shooting at building to cause fire to burn gas that was found with the oil. CU of men turning drilling bit. WS of them working with drilling pipe. Busy traffic in London. CU of plane on runway. Plane taking off. 00:10:30 Cartoon part four. 00:11:04 LA shot underneath platform as it's being put in place. Engineer on phone guiding the move. WS of platform at sea. Trav aerial shot over platform. CU of pipeline being slid into the sea. Int. shot men welding pipe. CU pipe moving. HA shot diver entering sea. Underwater MSs of diver. Diver swimming over pipe. Waves beating against platform. CU of weathervane. CU under platform. CU of gauge. CU of buoy. CU of front of vessel with waves pounding over. Captain of ship looking out from the vessel. Shot from the vessel as it rocks back and fore with waves pounding over the side. LS vessel on stormy sea. 00:12:10 Cartoon part five. 00:12:16 View of wave from boat. WS trench for pipeline being dug. WS pipe being put into place. Man driving crane. Pipe being manoeuvred into the trench. Crowd of men walking towards buses with gas cylinder in BG. Three gas fitters walking down residential street. CUs of people at home putting down natural gas conversion sets. MLS man putting pipe back into its place. Gas fitter setting up new gas system in kitchen with nurse preparing food. WS children running across road with lollypop lady with gas flame behind. CU of town gas flame. CUs of natural gas lit hobs. 00:13:08 Cartoon part six. 00:13:39 Beautiful sunset over sea and land. WS platform with fire at sunset. CU of fire at sunset. WS of platform being transported across sea at sunset. CU rotating and trav shot from within platform. CU platform being slid into the sea. Men on platform overseeing the placing of building blocks. WS of building blocks being lowered onto platform. CU of workmen bending over to make sure blocks are fitted into place. HA of workmen looking up and signalling. MCU of man looking through lens in vessel. LA of crane lowering block onto platform. CU of building block being lowered onto platform. LS CU of drill bit spinning. CU trav shot of platform. Aerial trav LS of platform. 00:15:21 Cartoon part seven. 00:16:15 Aerial shot of Das, an island in the Arabian gulf. Aerial shot of gas treatment plant with crowd of workmen. LA CU of two men working. CU of workman looking up. 00:16:40 Cartoon intercuts shots on plant. CU of men being lifted up in shaft. MSs and MCUs of men sweating. CU of ice on pipes. HA WS of tanker. WS of man climbing ladder to give a pipe to a man peeping out of a giant thermos flask, camera pans up flask. WS men walking on storage tank, camera pans out to wider shot of tanker. Trav aerial shot of treatment plant. Man walking around control room. WS pipes with tanker in BG. WS of tanker. Japanese mountain. CU of plant. River. CU of roof of Japanese house. HAs of trains on track. Trav shot through pylons. LA CU side shot of train. Cars being built in Japanese factory and shots of workers. HA WS of Tokyo in smog, camera pans in on busy road. WSs of busy roads in Tokyo. Shots of crowds of people in Tokyo. HA shot of main road around city, camera pans round to int. of Tokyo Electric Power Company. Shot of workers. 00:19:05 Trav aerial shot of LNG carrier. Cartoon. 00:19:54 Trav aerial over Sullom Voe Treatment Plant. CUs from within plant. Cartoon part eight. 00:20:52 CUs of gas canisters in factory. CU of people filling up their vehicles with BP gas at petrol stations. Cartoon part nine. Shot of car driving out of garage. Shots of lorry driving along road. Lorry drives passed three workmen doing roadworks. CU of tar being poured onto road. Door of British Gas van opens. Lead is fitted on to gas outlet. Man takes off gate supporting gas canisters. CU of gas fire with piglets. CU of fried egg. CU woman washing dishes. CU pancake frying. Fire in pan at restaurant with two people at table in BG. CU of labelling machinery in factory. CU of sparks on drum in factory. CU of man glass-blowing. BCU of clay being moulded. CU of pottery in oven. CUs of gas from oven. CU of people having dinner through window, camera pans back to view of tent. 00:22:14 Cartoon final part. Credits. BP Shield logo. 00:23:48 END.