Synopsis:A film about the Digboi oil field in India.
Shotlist:Title - Petroleum Films Bureau. The Assam Oil Company, subsidiary of the Burmah Oil Company present - The Digboi Story. Assam 1882. Boy in school who will have a career in the BOC. Refinery, jack-knife - derrick goes up. Wells in countryside, pumping wells, nodding donkeys, workshop interiors welding and grinding, cylinder ground out. Prospecting for new oil baring sands, natives clear the land, geologists study, surveyors. Various shots test wells. Company provides housing, theatrical performance we see two children dancing on stage. Man playing golf, tennis, we see a hospital with 200 beds. Annual sports day. Young boy - now grown up goes off to survey parts of the jungle. Elephant washed with hose, storage tanks and refinery shots.