Environmental activist, Josh Tickell directs this provoking documentary about America's oil addiction. Eleven years in the making, he exposes how the oil industry controls, deceives and damages the country, its people and the environment. Almost everything in our world comes from oil. But, there are problems, serious problems with this model. FUEL looks into our future offering hope via a wide-range of renewable energy and bio-fuels.
Growing up in a region devastated by the oil industry, Josh felt he could no longer remain silent. To bring his message to the populace, Josh bought a Winnebago, converted it to biodiesel, and traveled around the country. His trek took him to fast food restaurants in order collect their used cooking grease to fuel his vehicle. Along the way, he garnered media attention bringing to light the problems with oil and the effectiveness of alternatives.