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

Q 2: The United States currently (as of 2006) consumes _______ of oil per year, while the world at large consumes 30 billion barrels.
1.2 billion barrels
2.5 billion barrels
7.5 billion barrels
22.0 billion barrels

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

Q 4: Which of these is a non-renewable energy source?
nuclear fusion
wind
petroleum
nuclear fission

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

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

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