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Grade 7 English
4.14 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: Which country is the biggest consumer of oil?
China
United States
Japan
Germany

Q 2: Which is the top most oil producer in the world?
Russia
Saudi Arabia
United States
Iran

Q 3: Which of these is a non-renewable energy source?
nuclear fusion
nuclear fission
wind
petroleum

Q 4: 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.
7 days
1 year
30 days
6 months

Q 5: Members of this organization control about 50% of the oil exported in the world.
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
Association of Oil Exporting Countries (AEC)
United Oil Member Countries (UOMC)
International Energy Organization (IEO)

Q 6: 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

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