Sequence on "fishing" for a lost drill bit
Pan around desert landscape to oil rig, tilt up
CU Drill shaft rotating, then hanging up and
stopping. Animation of drill pipe broken off next
to drill pit, deeply underground.
Various Shots Oil workers in hard hats.
responding to broken drill bit problem. Various
Shots, Workers hoisting up 10,000 feet of drill
pipe, disconnecting it
Various Shots Men driving up to work site in 1950s
cars, including Specialist called a "fisherman"
who will fish up the broken bit (called a fish).
Various Shots The "fisherman" in action.
Roughnecks attaching "fishing tool" to drill pipe,
lowering it into hole.
MS "Fisherman" feeling his way into hole 2 miles
deep. CU Gauges "fisherman" uses as his eyes,
(Animation of fishing tool grasping onto lost bit.
Animation shows "fish" caught. MS Drill revealed,
everyone pats fisherman on back, congratulates him
"Baby Demands Comfort":
soothing an infant with baby oil
CU Baby in bassinet crying
CU Mother picking up baby in her arms, holding
infant to comfort it.
CU Bottle of "Citadel Baby Oil". CU Mother rubbing
baby oil all over child
Pan From beaker of black liquid marked "CRUDE:, to
one clear liquid marked "BABY OIL"
LS Oil refinery. Various Shots huge refineries
MS Mother puts baby back in bassinet
Bottle of Magic: how LP gas serves us in the home and on the job
CU Liquid in beaker boiling on block of ice,
producing a burning gas (LP Gas).
CU Frying pan with 2 eggs cooking. CU Woman's hand
washing dishes in sink
Many baby chicks in chicken house clustering
around gas burner
Man operating forklift in warehouse
Man operating metal heat-treatment machine
Snow covered railroad switches.
Various Shots Restaurant kitchen, chef cooking
steak, flips it over.
Oil delivery man delivering LP gas to a home with
hose his truck, charging into home gas tank,
Little boy looks on
Wearing Two Hats: how a "Citadel" service station operator serves his community
MS Gas station man opening hood. LS same. He shits
hood, checks tires at Citadel service station
MS Two men on roof scanning skies with binoculars
(Civil defense workers)
MS Hook and Ladder fire truck leaving station.
Man in hat and suit walking into Board of
Education conference room, towards camera.
Men looking at renderings of new buildings
Two people in sports car convertible (Europeans)
(Berets) being served by service station man
Pan Variety of hats on table, including army
helmet, derby, naval officer, homberg civil
defense hard hat.
Lifeline to Our Oyster: research program at Louisiana State University that investigates (and finds no) effects on oysters from nearby oil drilling
CU Hands holding sick oysters "What made them
Oblique shot of off shore oil derrick off
Louisiana (good). Looking up oil derrick (good)
Oil industry inaugurates research program to see
whether oil is hurting oyster
Workers taking pails full of oysters into research
lab building. Inside oyster research center. MS
Sign "Texas A & M Lab".
Technician places oysters into Small fish tanks.
CU Hands pouring blanket of crude oil out of
beaker onto oysters in tank. Water jetting through
oil into tank
CU Oil drilling mud also poured into tank water
Underwater explosion near oyster beds (good)
Voice over Narrator explains that oysters showed
no ill effects from oil
LS Series of explosions near oyster beds on beach,
MS Lab technician at microscope makes his findings
on paper. Oil had no part in contaminating
lab man di-sects oyster tissue for exam under
microscope. CU Various Shots staining microscope
slides. Voice over, "After years of study, the
results were in", "Test oysters show no ill
effects from oil."
CU Species of fungus, seen under microscope, turns
out to be the real villain.
Pan Oyster bedding grounds along Louisiana's Gulf
coast.. Voice over. "Levees and natural changes,
plus climatic changes, are affecting the balance
of fresh and salt water in oyster bedding grounds.
Description: OIL INDUSTRY
Keywords: oil business
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