by WarCrime911
December 17, 2010

from YouTube Website


This exciting and entertaining eight-part series, based on Daniel Yerginís Pulitzer Prize-winning book, captures the panoramic history of the biggest industry in the world.

Shot on location in,

  • Azerbaijan

  • Egypt

  • England

  • Indonesia

  • Japan

  • Kuwait

  • Mexico

  • Russia

  • Scotland

  • Turkey

  • the United States,

...the series features fascinating characters, archival footage, and interviews with the people who shaped the oil industry.

Yergin appears on camera throughout the series to discuss oilís impact on politics, economics, and the environment.