Oil in Saudi Arabia

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  • Created on: 20-04-15 18:20
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  • Oil in Saudi Arabia
    • Advantages
      • Contains 20% of the worlds oil reserves
      • Distributes around the world- high prices boost economy
      • Provides jobs
      • Monitors pollution to try and decrease it
        • Trained harbour pilots
        • Strict loading procedures
        • Assessed water quality
        • Landfills used to prevent water contamination
        • Medical waste sterilised
    • Disadvantages
      • Still a large amount of pollution
        • Water
        • Atmospheric
        • Land
        • Visual pollution
        • Noise pollution
      • Piracy for oil common due to high prices- 60 incidents in 2008
      • Non renewable source of energy

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