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

Q 2: Which of these is a non-renewable energy source?
petroleum
wind
nuclear fission
nuclear fusion

Q 3: Members of this organization control about 50% of the oil exported in the world.
International Energy Organization (IEO)
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
Association of Oil Exporting Countries (AEC)
United Oil Member Countries (UOMC)

Q 4: Which country is the biggest consumer of oil?
United States
Germany
China
Japan

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

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
2.5 billion barrels
7.5 billion barrels
1.2 billion barrels

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