As the search for oil continues, effort is needed to conserve this finite resource and develop alternate energy sources.
Economic benefits and pressures to limit production face Britain and Norway as they extract oil from the North Sea.
Industry experts review the role of wildcatters in shaping the oil industry and discuss future prospects for the independents.
Mexico borrows heavily to develop its oil industry in the 1970s, but when prices fall, the country faces bankruptcy.
The cartel's development, its influential members and its power today, with speculation on the future of oil producers.
The growth and influence of the seven major multinational corporations dominating the oil industry after World War II.
The growth of two of Europe's largest oil companies and an examination of the role of major oil companies during wartime.
Origins of the oil industry, from the drilling of the first well to the founding of Standard Oil by John D. Rockefeller.