An English Oilfield (1946)

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  • Featuring

    John Slater

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genres

    Documentary Sponsored film

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


A short history of the discovery of oil in England is given and, with the use of diagrams, a method of geophysical exploration is shown. When the oil has been located a mast is raised, drilling begins and we see the setting up of the pumps when the oil is reached. Includes dramatised scenes with American and British workers discussing their roles in the industry. Covering the geophysical investigation process, drilling and the development at Eakring.

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