In the 1980s, enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea, and authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline over 1600 feet deep. Petter, a professional diver, is obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea. Along with his brother Knut, he has the discipline, strength and courage to take on one of the world's most dangerous missions, but a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous journey during which he loses sight of who is pulling the strings. Gradually, he realizes that he is in way over his head and that his life is at stake. Story inspired by real events.