Burn Up is a 2008 BBC/Global Television Drama dealing with the issues of climate change and peak oil.
While attending a climate change conference at Calgary, Tom realises that his best friends could be his enemies. With the clock ticking, Tom has to make a decision based on the type of information that could kill people.
When the head of Arrow Oil retires unexpectedly, Tom McConnell (Rupert Penry-Jones) is asked to replace him. A group of oil workers in the Saudi desert are murdered but one worker excapes with the data from the survey. Arrow Oil is served a writ for destroying the lives of the Arctic Inuit.