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Listening comprehension in Arabic Posted by on Nov 14, 2012 in Arabic Language, Culture, Current Affairs, Vocabulary

Listen to the news item below and answer the questions that follow:

Use the following words to aid your understanding:

نفط  = oil

احتياطي النفط = oil reserve

العالمي = global

تستحوذ  = own

الإمدادات  = supplies

تستمر = continue

مستوى = level

إنتاج = production

أنجز = achieve

استثمار = investment

تكلفة = cost

مشاريع  = projects

الغاز الطبيعي  = natural gas

التكرير = refinement

القصوى  = maximum


Answer the following questions:

1- What is the rank of Saudi Arabia in terms of the oil reserves it owns?

2- What is the percentage of oil reserves that Saudi Arabia owns?

3- How many years can Saudi Arabia continue to produce oil at the current levels?

4- What was the cost of the huge project the ARAMCO has completed?

5- What is the maximum production of ARAMCO at present?

6- What is the maximum production that ARAMCO aims to reach by 2015?


Come back again soon for the answers and the transcription of the news item.

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