(1hr 23min) "A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash" is an award-winning [2006] documentary film about peak oil, produced and directed by Basil Gelpke and Ray McCormack. [...The film] explores key historical events, data and predictions regarding the global peak in petroleum production through interviews with petroleum geologists, former OPEC officials, energy analysts, politicians, and political analysts. The film contains contemporary footage interspersed with news and commercial footage from the growth heydays of petroleum production. The documentary focuses on information and testimony that supports the projection of a near-term oil production peak.


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