The Future of Energy Gases (1994)
U.S. Geologycal Survey
Videos in this documentary
This video, originally released as Open File Report 94-642 in 1994, is the perfect primer for all ages and educational levels regarding our nation's energy use and resources. The video is hosted by David Howell, USGS retired, in a way that lends enormous credibility to the information. A very carefully written script, beautiful scenery, engaging computer generated animations, professional score, and professional narration explain the different types of energy sources our nation has used over its history, with a focus on petroleum and natural gas. This video also explains the technology, economics, and effects on the environment associated with each source. There is excellent content regarding solar, wind, nuclear power and gas hydrates as well.