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

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

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

Q 4: Which of these companies is NOT a US based energy company?
Chevron Texaco
ExxonMobil
ConocoPhillips
Petrobras

Q 5: Which country is the biggest consumer of oil?
United States
Japan
China
Germany

Q 6: The United States currently (as of 2006) consumes _______ of oil per year, while the world at large consumes 30 billion barrels.
2.5 billion barrels
7.5 billion barrels
22.0 billion barrels
1.2 billion barrels

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