FPTV: The Future of Oil

Are we running out of oil? FPTV speaks with Vijay Vaitheeswaran and Robert L. Hirsch about their conflicting views on the future of the world's greatest addiction.

Vijay Vaitheeswaran is correspondent for The Economist and coauthor, with Iain Carson, of Zoom: The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future (New York: Twelve Books, 2007). He wrote Think Again: Oil for the November/December 2007 issue of FP.

Dr. Robert L. Hirsch is a senior energy program advisor at Science Applications International Corp. and the primary author of Peaking of World Oil Production: Impacts, Mitigation, and Risk Management.