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5.4 Petroleum (Oil) Industry

Directions: The year 2008 saw rapid rise in oil prices. Some believe that the world is running out of petroleum and we would need to find viable alternate energy sources quickly in order to avoid massive shocks to the industrialized economies of the world. Do your own research about petroleum industry and answer the following questions. Write an informative essay about petroleum industry.
Q 1: The Strategic Petroleum Reserve, an emergency petroleum store maintained by the United States Department of Energy holds the equivalent of about ____ of consumption in the US.
1 year
6 months
30 days
7 days

Q 2: Members of this organization control about 50% of the oil exported in the world.
Association of Oil Exporting Countries (AEC)
United Oil Member Countries (UOMC)
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
International Energy Organization (IEO)

Q 3: Which of these companies is NOT a US based energy company?
ConocoPhillips
Chevron Texaco
Petrobras
ExxonMobil

Q 4: The United States currently (as of 2006) consumes _______ of oil per year, while the world at large consumes 30 billion barrels.
22.0 billion barrels
2.5 billion barrels
1.2 billion barrels
7.5 billion barrels

Q 5: The Hubbert peak theory is about
extraction of oil from mountain tops
the potential peak in oil production in the world
maximizing the output of any oil field

Q 6: Which country is the biggest consumer of oil?
United States
China
Japan
Germany

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