Discovering the world's blood: oil's early years. From nuisance to world's prized commodity. The making of oil. The world B.P.-Before Petroleum. Dawning of the modern age. Up from the ground
Keeping the blood flowing: petroleum goes global. Oil spreads around the globe. The crude new world. The industry grows. Breaking up was hard to do. International players in oil politics. Getting our petroleum fix
Bloody wars: fighting for fuel. Making oil a national priority. Oil as a spoil of war. Battling for middle east control. Terrorism and oil
Clogging the bloodlines : policy, polities, and greed. Conservation versus exploration. Lobbying for oil. The politics of energy. Federal oil leasing policies. Playing the oil pricing game
Looking to a bloody future: will we continue to depend on oil?. Polluting problems. Fuel efficiency and renewable sources of energy. Digging deeper. Global hot spots. Getting too warm?. Crystal-ball gazing.