Episode 1 | Planet Oil: The Treasure That Conquered The World

From the moment we first drilled for oil, we opened a Pandora's box that changed the world forever. It transformed the way we lived our lives, spawned foreign wars and turned a simple natural resource into the most powerful political weapon the world has ever known. But when exactly did geology turn into such a high-stakes game?

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 59'16''
  • Broadcast year: 2017
Curriculum Connection
  • Science
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Usage

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

Content
  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Planet Oil: The Treasure That Conquered The World
  • Episode: 1