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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 of these is a non-renewable energy source?
nuclear fission
nuclear fusion

Q 2: 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
30 days
6 months
1 year

Q 3: Members of this organization control about 50% of the oil exported in the world.
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
International Energy Organization (IEO)
United Oil Member Countries (UOMC)
Association of Oil Exporting Countries (AEC)

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

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

Q 6: The Hubbert peak theory is about
the potential peak in oil production in the world
maximizing the output of any oil field
extraction of oil from mountain tops

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