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

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

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

Q 4: 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.
7 days
1 year
6 months
30 days

Q 5: Which of these is a non-renewable energy source?
nuclear fusion
wind
nuclear fission
petroleum

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

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