Our tango with oil lies between the metaphorical and the actual to explore our Faustian relationship with the end of crude. Oil is not just energy; it is a hidden material that touches our world in the most complex and intimate ways. The endpoint of this resource is never fixed and completely unknown, we dance with this expiration. Located both in the oil consuming city and the mining hinterlands, this project reveals the invisible trajectory of this subjective timescale that haunts us. What does an architecture that acknowledges time do to focus our cultural response to an indeterminable end...?