PGE 301 Energy, Engineering and the Environment
Test #1, February 27, 2013
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This test is closed book, closed notes, no cell phones, no programmable calculators. All questions worth
1 pt unless otherwise specified. Answer on the scantron sheet. For each question, choose the BEST
answer. There is only 1 answer (a, b, c, d, e) for each question. Good luck!
Which is the proper ranking for fuels based on TOTAL US energy consumption for 2011, from
highest to lowest?
oil, natural gas, coal, renewables, nuclear
oil, coal, natural gas, nuclear, renewables
coal, natural gas, nuclear, renewables, oil
nuclear, oil, coal, natural gas, renewables
Knowing the annual US
energy consumption for 2011 and the fraction of that energy
provided by oil, estimate the daily US oil consumption for 2011.
We discussed the 2010 annual gas production from the Barnett Shale (the entire field, not a
single well). What would this number be in BOE/day?
Translate the 2011 Texas gas production average rate into watts.
The top 4 oil producing regions/states does not include which one of the following?