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Planet Oil

Synopsis
Three part series which tells the story of global energy security, at a critical juncture in the history of humankind.
Travelling to many oil and gas producing territories around the world, ‘Planet Oil’ traces the history of fuel development and looks at how geology, technology, politics and commercial pressures have affected and driven the world’s increasingly unsustainable consumption of oil.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2015
Notes
First broadcast on BBC2 on 10, 17 and 24 February 2015. Each episode is also available to buy separately at £195.00 [+VAT, +P&P]
Subjects
Energy; Geology
Keywords
gas; oil deposits; petroleum industries; renewable energy sources; oil

Credits

Producer
Richard Downes

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£585.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
150 minutes
Year
2016

Sections

Title
How Oil Made Us

Title
Carbon Wars, The

Title
Climate Wars

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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