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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 is the top most oil producer in the world?
United States
Saudi Arabia
Iran
Russia

Q 2: 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 3: 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 4: Which country is the biggest consumer of oil?
United States
Germany
China
Japan

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

Q 6: Members of this organization control about 50% of the oil exported in the world.
United Oil Member Countries (UOMC)
Association of Oil Exporting Countries (AEC)
International Energy Organization (IEO)
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

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