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Shot ID: 1713 4:27
Exterior, day; LSs and MLS of three offshore oil platforms in Halifax Harbour, supply ships manoeuvre in harbour.
Shot ID: 1719 2:18
Exterior, day, winter; shots of offshore oil supply ships and fishing boats manoeuvring in Saint John's Harbour.
Shot ID: 1748 3:07
Series of shots of activities in reserve mud tank (shaker room) on offshore oil platform.
Shot ID: 1771 3:35
Several shots from different angles of roughneck activity on offshore oil platform (Rowan Gorilla).
Shot ID: 18337 3:07
MS of completed offshore oil platform moored in bay near shore, PAN to LS across bay of supply base for offshore oil platforms. HAMLS of man in motorboat moving in bay, open sea in background, ZOOM OUT to LS across bay with part of offshore oil platform in foreground, PAN to LS across bay of Tananger supply base. MLS across bay of supply base and docked supply ship, PAN of base. HAMS of two sea birds on surface of water, ZOOM OUT to LS of supply base.
Shot ID: 1728 3:55
AERIAL SHOTs of Hudson, a Canadian research ship, crossing Halifax Harbour, offshore oil platforms are visible on some shots.
Shot ID: 1741 2:47
Exterior, day; various shots of columns underneath offshore oil platform, supply ships manoeuvring nearby are visible (foggy).
Shot ID: 1768 6:27
POINT OF VIEW SHOT from helicopter landing on helideck of offshore oil platform (0:30). HAS looking down tubular structure of jack up rig, TILT UP to shot of derrick (0:33). POINT OF VIEW SHOT from helicopter taking off from helideck, several good AERIAL SHOTS around platform (clear day; 5:19).
Shot ID: 1773 8:21
Exterior, day; series of shots of offshore oil platform in dry dock for refit in Halifax Harbour, shots of men working on rig, last shots at dusk.
Shot ID: 2288 1:59
Several shots of various activities on board oil drilling platform after oil spill, including shots of pumps in action (71 ft).
Shot ID: 18303 5:54
LAMSs of crane on construction site of offshore oil drilling platform (Slatfjord-B), including brief PANs. HAMCS of two construction workers in structure of offshore oil drilling platform under construction, ZOOM OUT to MS of part of concrete structure (three shots). LAMLS of telescopic crane, PAN and ZOOM IN to LAMCS of workers on wall of structure. LACS of workers, ZOOM OUT and PAN to MLS of part of concrete structure. Several LACSs of workers in structure, including CUs of their hands assembling steel rods.
Shot ID: 30153 23:22
Various shots offshore Tuktoyaktuk on "Esso" artificial island, of men at work making mud bags with help of machinery, setting bags along island's bank to stop waves of heavy seas from invading island, of waves coming over bags. Shots of men at work as seen from caterpillar tractor cabin, of waves getting bigger, of ships riding at anchor, snow falling, of men installing pipeline, of sides of island sliding down in water, of men working hard in snow storm, of water and mud flowing out of pipes, of caterpillar tractor moving in sea water, men making mud bags. (00/10/1982)
Shot ID: 36716 13:43
MS of crane and tanks on SEDCO "H". CS of pulley, TILT DOWN to workers, newly made hatch being moved by crane. MCS of hatch, PAN to crane, PAN back to hatch. PAN to workers near pipes. MCS of drill. Shots of crane moving newly made hatch into place, Canadian and "Shell" flag in background in one shot, of two men putting hatch into place. HAMS of men at work on "Island Shore London" ship. MCS of small bird (sparrow?). Shot of bird half hidden by some parts of boat. MCS of tires and nylon holding ropes touching surface of water. (00/05/1942)
Shot ID: 1743 2:08
LAS of derrick of offshore oil platform (Husky Bow Valley), TILT DOWN and PAN of platform (0:26). Shots of a transport helicopter coming into view and hovering over helideck (0:41). CU of revolving rotor, TILT DOWN to CS of helicopter (0:13). Shot of helicopter taking off from helideck (0:45).
Shot ID: 1744 0:42
HASs of movement of heavy swells against massive columns of offshore oil platform.
Shot ID: 2290 1:12
Several shots from different angles of various activities on board oil drilling platform after oil spill, including CUs of soiled lines and equipment (149 ft).
Shot ID: 18248 21:15
MCS of drill turning, TILT UP workers. Shot of drill going up and down, spider deck. MS, TILT DOWN to water, drill tube under platform. HAS and MS of stack on spider floor. MS and MCS of understructure of SEDCO "H" rig, water hitting caissons. MSs and MCSs of men working with drill.
Shot ID: 19490 1:25
CS of man wearing protective suit pointing guiding system at helicopter coming in for a landing on semi-submersible offshore oil platform in Halifax harbour (0:56). Various shots on platform; CS of pipes, flags, rotating radar (0:28).
Shot ID: 1712 10:12
Exterior, day; MLS of offshore oil platforms in Halifax Harbour for refit, ZOOM OUT to HAS of building on wharf where the Offshore Trade Association is holding an exhibition (1:33). Interior, day; various shots of exhibits of latest technologies in offshore oil exploration and production including: models of oil rigs, miniature submarines, wave tanks (8:30).
Shot ID: 1747 1:58
HAS of drill shaft going through deck opening of offshore oil platform into ocean below (0:11). Several shots of columns under platform, swells roll against them (1:45).
Shot ID: 1767 7:17
Various shot of roughneck activity on offshore oil drilling platform, shot of men at controls, CSs of man storing core samples in boxes.
Shot ID: 18251 20:46
MCS of roustabout sweeping tanks. MS of crane, "Shell" flag in background, PAN to derrick and men at work. MSs of men working on pipes, hauling pipes to upper deck, dragging pipes to drill deck. MSs and MCSs of men working with drill on drill deck. MCSs of control operator calling in report by radio. (00/05/1972)
Shot ID: 19488 1:55
MLS of a semi submersible offshore oil platform in Halifax Harbour, a black submarine slowly passes behind it (0:34). LS of city from across bay, PAN (L>R) and ZOOM IN to MLS of oil platform (0:26). LS of submarine moving towards Angus L MacDonald Bridge, PAN (R>L) to MCS of oil platform (the Vinland), ZOOM OUT to LS (0:41). MS of oil platform (0:10).
Shot ID: 71650 10:15
BOATING SHOTS around Halifax harbour; shots of dock cranes, many Russian ships. Shots of waterfront buildings and downtown district. Shots of the Bluenose II moored to its dock. Shots of historic properties on waterfront undergoing restoration, including the Morses Tea building. Shots of offshore oil platform, the SEDCO 704. Shots passing under bridge. BOATING SHOTS of elegant waterfront properties.
Shot ID: 1735 10:02
Several shots from different angles of offshore oil platform (jack-up rig) being towed from its berth in Dartmouth, including good BOATING SHOTs of oil rig being towed out to sea (6:38). Series of good AERIAL SHOTs of same (3:21).
Shot ID: 1740 6:59
Various shots of pocket submarine being rolled out of its hangar aboard offshore oil platform (0:35). CS of operator sliding into sub that is then prepared for launching. MS of sub going into water (5:41). PAN of columns underneath platform to shot of sub being lifted out of water (0:40).
Shot ID: 1742 6:02
Several shots of supply ships manoeuvring in heavy swells near offshore oil platform, good shots of bows crashing through waves.
Shot ID: 1746 1:37
HAS of offshore oil platform seen from top of derrick (0:12). CS of large steel driving wheel at top of derrick (0:08). HAS of helideck (0:15). Shot of driving wheels turning (0:07). MS of drill moving up and down derrick (0:51).
Shot ID: 18305 5:57
Several AERIAL SHOTs of huge construction site of offshore oil drilling platform (Slatfjord-B), shot from helicopter hovering over site.
Shot ID: 18306 1:47
HAMLS of town of Stavanger with fjord and mountains in background, construction site of offshore oil drilling platform is visible. HAMLS of town, PAN and ZOOM IN to MS of construction site, two similar shots.
Shot ID: 1752 2:38
Various shots of roughnecks at work on offshore oil platform at dusk.
Shot ID: 1770 1:12
Good AERIAL SHOTS around offshore oil production platform, flare is in operation (1:12).
Shot ID: 18243 17:39
Series of MSs, MCSs, CSs, LSs at night (8:00 PM) on SEDCO "H" rig. (03/05/1972)
Shot ID: 52903 1:58
MCS of man working on top of tank, ZOOM OUT to other tanks and pipes in foreground, ZOOM IN, ZOOM OUT. (00/05/1972)
Shot ID: 1725 4:35
BOATING SHOT past lighthouse on small island at entrance of Halifax Harbour (0:08). POINT OF VIEW SHOT from top deck of the Hudson, a Canadian research ship, as it approaches harbour (0:10). Same shot from lower deck, good shots of offshore oil platforms in harbour for refit (2:56). POINT OF VIEW SHOT from top deck as ship docks at Bedford Institute (1:31).
Shot ID: 1772 4:17
Several shots from different angles of roughneck activity on offshore oil drilling platform (2:07). Various shots around platform (2:09).
Shot ID: 18300 6:37
Several shots from different angles of huge construction site of offshore oil drilling platform (Slatfjord-B), including shots of seven telescopic cranes on site, barracks for workers and PANs of site. HALS of town of Stavanger, PAN to HAMLS of small boats marina, MS PAN of marina.
Shot ID: 30152 23:37
MSs, MCSs of three men talking together, watching heavy seas through window inside camp on "Esso" artificial island offshore Tuktoyaktuk. Various shots on Esso island of men setting big bags of mud around island to stop waves. Shots of heavy seas, of waves breaking on ships, of helicopter landing on island, workers walking towards and entering helicopter, of mud flowing out big pipe to reinforce island, of men being transported on platform moved by big crane on ships, of water and mud flowing out of pipeline, of men arriving on island by platform, others going back to ship on platform, of crane transporting materials. Shots of island. MSs of helicopter landing on "Esso" island, of man entering helicopter. CSs of propellers taking speed. Various shots of "Esso" staff working hard to make mud bags with help of machinery to stop waves from invading artificial island, of waves going over bags, snow falling, of men at work in water. (00/10/1982)
Shot ID: 1745 6:15
Good LAS inside derrick of offshore oil platform (0:24). Several shots from different angles of roughneck activities.
Shot ID: 1749 2:12
CSs of man at work in control room of offshore oil platform, CUs of control panel and switches being pushed.
Shot ID: 1751 2:07
Various shots on deck of offshore oil platform (Husky Bow Valley) at dusk, including LASs of derrick.
Shot ID: 1754 0:22
AERIAL SHOTS of offshore oil platform off coast of Newfoundland (2 shots).
Shot ID: 3613 3:42
Several shots of roughnecks at work on sea oil rig, of derrick, of huge block coming down. CUs of roughnecks as they work.
Shot ID: 18244 3:22
Interior MS and MCS of men eating in mess hall, intercut with picture of SEDCO "H". (00/05/1972)
Shot ID: 18249 21:18
Several shots from different angles of crew member jogging on main platform, foggy and bright weather conditions, TILT DOWN to water. Several AERIAL LSs and MSs of drilling SEDCO "H" platform in Atlantic Ocean from approaching helicopter, supply ship beside drilling platform in some shots. AERIAL SHOT of ocean. AERIAL MSs of drilling platform SEDCO "H" and supply ship.
Shot ID: 19489 1:55
MS of docked supply boat, PAN (L>R) and ZOOM IN to LS of semi submersible offshore oil platform in Halifax Harbour (0:23). AERIAL LS of oil platform, city in background (0:21). POINT OF VIEW SHOT from helicopter landing on helipad (0:46). LAS of oil platform's tower, wind sock in foreground, MCS of same (0:18).
Shot ID: 31946 3:35
Exterior day, sunny; MS of sand dune, ZOOM OUT and PAN to ELS of offshore oil platform (0:28). Various shots of sand dunes and vegetation (1:00). AERIAL SHOTs over Sable Island on a clear day (1:38).