• Short Summary

    AN OIL FIRE FLARED AT THE ZAHRANI TERMINAL OF THE TRANS-ARABIAN OIL PIPELINE LAST NIGHT (OCT 27) AFTER WHAT WAS BELIEVED TO BE A BAZOOKA ATTACK.

  • Description

    1.
    GV SIDON WATERFRONT
    0.06

    2.
    TRACKING SHOT THROUGH SIDON STREET
    0.16

    3.
    CU SIGNPOST "ZAHRANI"
    0.19

    4.
    LV PAN ZAHRANI WATERFRONT
    0.24

    5.
    LV OILTANKERS OUT AT SEA
    0.25

    6.
    GV OIL TERMINAL (TRACKING SHOT)
    0.33

    7.
    TRACKING SHOT PAST OIL DUMP
    0.37

    8.
    NV & LV BURNT OIL TANKS (2 SHOTS)
    0.54



    Initials JB/VS/BOB/OS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AN OIL FIRE FLARED AT THE ZAHRANI TERMINAL OF THE TRANS-ARABIAN OIL PIPELINE LAST NIGHT (OCT 27) AFTER WHAT WAS BELIEVED TO BE A BAZOOKA ATTACK.

    AN OIL STORAGE RESERVOIR WAS HIT AND OIL POURING FROM IT CAUGHT FIRE. HOWEVER THE RESERVOIR ITSELF, WHICH CONTAINED 87-THOUSAND BARRELS OF OIL, DID NOT CATCH FIRE.

    TWO NEIGHBOURING RESERVOIR, FULL WITH 100-THOUSAND BARRELS OF OIL, WERE THREATENED.

    FIREMEN TOOK SEVERAL HOURS TO BRING THE BLAZE UNDER CONTROL.

    THE ZAHRANI TERMINAL, TWO MILES SOUTH OF SIDON, RECEIVES OIL FROM SAUDI ARABIA. THE PIPELINE CARRIES ABOUT 25 MILLION TONS OF OIL A YEAR.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6O8C5CFKK8KFWGAV1I4BBXNIX
    Media URN:
    VLVA6O8C5CFKK8KFWGAV1I4BBXNIX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment