20 questions

We're all energy professionals, right?And unlike the general public, our understanding of the oil industry goes a lot deeper than naming the three fuel grades that are available at the gasoline pump. Or does it?See if you can answer the following questions about the US oil industry. All were drawn from the Oil & Gas Journal Energy Database's 1999 Energy Statistics Sourcebook, published last August. Answers are provided at the end. Which nation was the leading supplier of crude oil to the US in 1998? Was it Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, or Mexico? In 1998, twice as many US rigs were drilling for natural gas as for crude oil. True or false? Last year, more wells were completed in Michiga...

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