Documented is the history of oil prices and the future of alternative fuels. Included are interviews with a wide range of viewpoints from U.S. Department of Energy officials, congressional leaders, alternative fuel producers, alternative fuel consumers, and more. What are the causes that led America from being a leading exporter of oil to becoming the world's largest importer? Examined are many different potential solutions to the dependence on oil. Narrated by Peter Gallagher.