Film: 3775

Industry + Work | 1970 | Sound | Colour

Synopsis:

Brian Redhead. Morecambe Bay, Lancashire, gas rig. Gas storage works, the gasholders. Domestic gas lights with mantles gas ovens. Nationalisation in 1948, the act. Older smaller works had low pressure. Coal into gas. Huge refinery. Man comes home while woman cooks chicken on rotisserie. 1950s gas advert. Importing gas from Algeria, North Africa. Carrier holding liquid gas. Gas fires and cookers. Offshore North Sea Gas. House having gas meter and supply fitted. Compressor stations. Research and development laboratory. Environmental advantages. Storage at Hornsea, Humberside. Gas show rooms with cookers. Gas in industries. Pipe laying. Gas van fleets. Substitute Natural Gas.


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