Twilight in the Desert Test | Final Test - Hard

Matthew Simmons
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Master Gas System used the natural gas to fuel what industry?

2. Dr. Nansen Saleri heads what type of management group?

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

4. What has been found to replace the aging heavy producing oil fields in Saudi Arabia?

5. When did Saudi Arabia establish the Master Gas System?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How did the U.S. lose its position as the number one oil supplier in the world? Support your answer with evidence from the book.

Essay Topic 2

Describe the process of finding and recovering oil. Why is the process of oil recovery important to the author's argument? Cite examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

What is the author's conclusion about Russian oil fields? Why are they not a viable replacement for Saudi Arabian oil? What evidence does the author provide to support his position?

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