>> View collection Oil was found in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea in 1969, the same year man first walked on the moon. The film and video material in the Ekofisk collection is characterized by the technological enthusiasm and optimism typical of the period. The Phillips Petroleum Company in Norway followed the American method of filming their work and projects, an essential part of their training and documentation. The Ekofisk films are unique documents from the pioneering period in the North Sea. The films were used for presentations, information, documentation, and promotion.