Offshore drilling on the seafloor


Oil is the world's most used fuel


We drill to extract oil


Oil refineries create petroleum products


We may have depleted half our oil resources


We are facing an oil shortage


Global oil production is peaking

Discoveries of new oil fields peaked 30 years ago, and we are using more oil than we are discovering


Predicting an exact date for world peak oil is hard


Alaska's North Slope

Deepwater Oil Reserves


Other Fossil Fuels

Oil Sands

Oil Shales

Methane Hydrate (methane ice) = molecules of methane in a crystal lattice of ice molecules