Week 5 Individual Review questions

When do you think world oil production will reach its

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the debate over whether the same predictive technique can be applied to world oil supplies. When do you think world oil production will reach its peak—or has it done so already? Answer: There is still a conservancy of the evidence of locations where oil is rich and undiscovered. I believe there are still locations that have an abundant supply of oil deep within the ground or deep within the ocean floor. In 1995, King Hubbert said it is already the peak period of oil production and consumption, one can look at it in the world oil supply. Today technology is the key to finding this oil and how to extract it from the environment without hurting the ecosystems. 3. Many hydrothermal mineral deposits of copper, gold, silver, and other metals have been found in the countries bordering the Pacific Ocean. Can you offer an explanation for this remarkable concentration? If you were part of a team of exploration geologists looking for large copper deposits, where would you focus your search? Answer: The first place to start as a team would be to analyze the composition of the mineral
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  • Winter '13
  • ChrisLee
  • Geology, Peak oil, oil production, hydrothermal mineral deposits, World Oil Production, annual U.S. oil, Creative Thinking Questions

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