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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where was the October 2003 SPE Annual Technical Conference held?
(a) Colorado.
(b) Texas.
(c) Maine.
(d) Alaska.

2. What makes it unlikely that the papers presented to the SPE are exaggerations to make the authors look impressive?
(a) The professionalism of the writers.
(b) The SPE screening process.
(c) The details in the papers.
(d) The sheer volume of papers.

3. What is one assumption that can be used to bring a brighter future to Saudi Arabia's oil production?
(a) That natural gas is more important to Saudi Arabia than oil.
(b) That Saudi's are hiding the true number of oil fields they have found.
(c) That over production means there are new oil fields to be found.
(d) That Saudi oil reserves won't suffer the same decline as the rest of the world.

4. How has modern technology helped in predicting what oil reserves are present?
(a) It has developed means to find oil through satellites.
(b) It has held estimates be closer to fact.
(c) It has enabled oil to be counted exactly.
(d) It hasn't.

5. What kind of logic describes the black and white area of interpretation?
(a) Logical logic.
(b) Clear logic.
(c) Fuzzy logic.
(d) Problematic logic.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the early days of oil exploration, natural gas was seen as what?

2. Why must Saudi Arabia find and develop huge natural gas reserves, and soon?

3. What phenomenon appears to be a part of the life cycle of all large oil fields regardless of their differences?

4. When was Yerbin field discovered?

5. What position does Abdullah Jumah hold in the Saudi Arabian oil company?

(see the answer keys)

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