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

Q 2: Which country is the biggest consumer of oil?
China
Japan
United States
Germany

Q 3: Which is the top most oil producer in the world?
United States
Iran
Russia
Saudi Arabia

Q 4: Which of these is a non-renewable energy source?
wind
nuclear fission
nuclear fusion
petroleum

Q 5: Which of these companies is NOT a US based energy company?
ConocoPhillips
Petrobras
ExxonMobil
Chevron Texaco

Q 6: The Hubbert peak theory is about
maximizing the output of any oil field
extraction of oil from mountain tops
the potential peak in oil production in the world

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