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

Q 2: 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
1.2 billion barrels
7.5 billion barrels

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

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

Q 5: 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

Q 6: Which of these companies is NOT a US based energy company?
Petrobras
ConocoPhillips
Chevron Texaco
ExxonMobil

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