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Get ready to put your energy knowledge to the test – you could win an Apple iPad from American Petroleum

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Eligibility: open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.

Entry Dates: July 22, 2013 and ends on October 27, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET

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Entry Limit: one entry per person per day + bonus entries for each trivia question that you answer correctly. Limit: 980 bonus entries. You may also receive bonus entries for sharing. Non-winning entries do not carry over into subsequent Weekly Entry Periods.

Trivia Questions and Answers:

  1. A gallon of gasoline has ____ more energy than a gallon of ethanol: 47%
  2. According to a study by Sonecon what group owns the most shares of publically held oil and natural gas companies? Public or Private pension funds
  3. According to the Energy Information Administration natural gas developed largely with fracking will account for what percentage of overall U.S. natural gas production in 2040?: 73%
  4. According to the Energy Information Administration the U.S. consumed 95 quadrillion BTUs of energy in 2012. How much of that was supplied by oil and natural gas? More than 60%
  5. According to the Energy Information Administration the U.S. is projected to consume 107.64 quadrillion BTUs of energy in 2040. How much of that do they think will be supplied by oil and natural gas?: More than 59%
  6. According to Oil & Gas Journal, oil and natural gas companies are expected to spend how much on U.S. capital expenditures in 2013?: $348 Billion
  7. According to the latest State Department study construction of the Keystone XL pipeline would generate how much in employment earnings for workers?  $2.05 Billion
  8. According to the latest State Department study, how many jobs could be supported during the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline? 42,100
  9. According to the Pew Research Center what percentage of Americans support building the Keystone XL pipeline?  66%
  10. An average, across studied cases, indicates how many new American jobs would be supported by LNG exports between 2015 and 2035?  213,000
  11. At the end of 2012, U.S. field production of crude oil was more than 7.12 million barrels a day. The last month it was that high who was the president?: George H.W. Bush
  12. Carbon Dioxide emissions from energy consumption in 2012 were at their lowest level since what song was the Billboard Number 1 song of the year: “The Sign” – Ace of Base
  13. For every one new job in the oil and natural gas industry, how many new jobs are created as a result? 3
  14. From 2008 through 2012, net U.S. domestic crude oil production has increased by almost ______ barrels per day. 1,500,000
  15. From what country did the U.S. import the most oil in 2012?: Canada
  16. If you placed all U.S. natural gas pipelines end to end, how far would they reach?  To the moon
  17. In 1995 it was estimated that there were less than 200 million barrels of oil in the Williston Basin shale area (North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana). With new technologies it is now estimated that there are how many barrels of undiscovered, technically recoverable oil in the area?  7.38 Billion
  18. In 2012, for every dollar of goods the U.S. purchased from Canada, nearly _______ is returned to the U.S. through U.S. exports to Canada. 90 cents
  19. In 2012, unconventional oil and natural gas activity was estimated to contribute how much to federal, state and local tax receipts? $63 Billion
  20. In 2012, U.S. imports of crude oil fell to their lowest level since what movie was Number 1 at the box office for the year?  Titanic
  21. It is projected that U.S. households will save ______ between 2009 and 2020 due to lower natural gas prices. $109.5 billion
  22. North American investments in greenhouse gas mitigating technologies are estimated to have totaled $225 billion between 2000 and 2010. How much of that was by the U.S. oil and natural gas industry?  $71 Billion
  23. President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget includes more than ______ in new and targeted tax increases on America’s oil and natural gas companies over ten years. 90 billion
  24. Policies that support oil and natural gas development can increase total supported U.S. employment by _____ jobs in seven years. 1 million
  25. State governments, on average, collect 49 cents in taxes and fees on each gallon of gas sold. Which state collects the largest amount per gallon?  New York
  26. Starting with 2008 though 2012, net U.S. crude oil imports have declined by more than ______ barrels per day: 1,300,000
  27. Thanks to fracking, for the 5th time in the past six years, North Dakota recorded the nation’s fastest growing personal income, which increased by:  12.4%
  28. Thanks to fracking, in 2012, more than _____ new workers were hired in the Eagle Ford Shale every day: 260
  29. Thanks to fracking, North Dakota accounts for what percentage of U.S. oil production? 10%
  30. Thanks to hydraulic fracturing, 2012 natural gas production in the U.S. was at its highest level: Ever
  31. Thanks to more than $9 billion being invested in mitigation equipment by refineries, sulfur in gasoline has declined by _____ in the past decade. 90%
  32. The 2012 biennial report by the Potential Gas Committee says the United States has a total future natural gas supply of ______ trillion cubic feet. 2,688
  33. The current Renewable Fuel Standard could result in a _____ rise in gasoline costs by 2015: 30%
  34. The first commercial hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, treatment to enhance production from oil and gas wells occurred in:   1949
  35. The oil sands industry has reduced greenhouse gas emissions per barrel of oil produced by an average of roughly ____ percent since 1990, with some facilities achieving reductions as high as ____ percent.   25/50
  36. The U.S. oil and natural gas industry’s average effective tax rate from 2007-2012 was…  More than 44%
  37. The U.S. has 148 refineries with total operable capacity of 17.6 million barrels per day. How much of that capacity is integrated with petrochemical manufacturing to make thousands of products used every day? More than 9 million barrels per day
  38. The U.S. imported 9.7 million barrels per day in 2008, which declined to 8.4 million barrels per day in 2012.  1,300,00
  39. The U.S. used ____ of gasoline in 2012. More than 133 Billion gallons.
  40. The world’s leading producer of natural gas is: United States
  41. There are over 157,000 retail gas stations in the U.S. How many are owned by the major integrated oil companies, aka “Big Oil?”: 3%
  42. Unconventional oil & natural gas development, including energy produced from hydraulic fracturing, supports 1.7 million jobs. Greater than the population of:  All unemployed workers in New York, Ohio and North Carolina
  43. U.S. proved reserves of dry natural gas are estimated at over 304 billion cubic feet, the highest level of proved reserves since: Before we had a president
  44. U.S. refineries provide fuels and petrochemical feedstock needed to manufacture thousands of products used. Out of 17.6 million barrels per day of refining capacity how many barrels are integrated with petrochemical manufacturing? More than 9 million barrels
  45. What is the average income of the roughly 504,000 jobs supported by the refining industry? 94,500
  46. What percentage of offshore federal areas remains off limits to oil and natural gas development?  87%
  47. What percentage of the Outer Continental Shelf is off-limits to oil and natural gas development? 87%
  48. What percentage of the typical fluid used in the hydraulic fracturing of oil and natural gas wells is accounted for by chemicals? 0.5%
  49. What percentage of US gasoline consumption is currently refined in the U.S.? Nearly 90%
  50. Which of the following items are made using petroleum-based products?  All the Above

FOURTEEN (14) GRAND PRIZES (one per week): An Apple iPad. ARV: $499.99

Prize Limit: one prize per person

Drawing Dates: July 29, August 5, August 12, August 19, August 26, September 2, September 9, September 16, September 23, September 30, October 7, October 14, October 21, October 28, 2013. The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone.

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Comments

  1. Thank you for the answers Sweetie

  2. Thank you for posting all the answers!!!

  3. allioturtle says:

    new questions today and old mixed in too:
    1-There are over 157,000 retail gas stations in the U.S. How many are owned by the major integrated oil companies, aka “Big Oil?” 3%
    2-Thanks to fracking, in 2012, more than _____ new workers were hired in the Eagle Ford Shale every day: 260
    3-Which of the following items are made using petroleum-based products? all of the above
    4-According to a study by Sonecon what group owns the most shares of publically held oil and natural gas companies? Public or Private pension funds
    5-It is projected that U.S. households will save ______ between 2009 and 2020 due to lower natural gas prices. $109.5 billion
    6-The current Renewable Fuel Standard could result in a _____ rise in gasoline costs by 2015: 30%
    7-In 2012, unconventional oil and natural gas activity was estimated to contribute how much to federal, state and local tax receipts? $63 billion
    8-Thanks to more than $9 billion being invested in mitigation equipment by refineries, sulfur in gasoline has declined by _____ in the past decade. 90%
    9-In 2012, for every dollar of goods the U.S. purchased from Canada, nearly _______ is returned to the U.S. through U.S. exports to Canada. 90 cents

  4. Allie Rod says:

    titanic is an answer for one

  5. Michele T says:

    For every one new job in the oil and natural gas industry, how many new jobs are created as a result? 3

    What is the average income of the roughly 504,000 jobs supported by the refining industry? 94,500

    According to the latest State Department study, how many jobs could be supported during the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline? 42,100

  6. michele T says:

    The U.S. used ____ of gasoline in 2012. More than 133 Billion gallons.

  7. cole marie mckinnon says:

    Thanks so much for the information. It is awesome to get all of the answers correct, something I could not possibly do without you.

  8. The U.S. imported 9.7 million barrels per day in 2008, which declined to 8.4 million barrels per day in 2012.= 1,300,00

    An average, across studied cases, indicates how many new American jobs would be supported by LNG exports between 2015 and 2035? = 213,000

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