The following items will test your gasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct answer
for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answer with the answer key that follows. If you
answer any item incorrectly study again that part of the lesson which contains the portion involved.
What is the mission of DESC?
To work with the S&S officer
To provide DOD and customers bulk petroleum a cheaply as possible and to provide customer
To provide the battalion S4 with a report
To provide the DSC with aid for the DESC
What are some of the factors that determine the price of petroleum?
Amount of petroleum and location of region
Cost and the consumer
Type and amount of product; national or international crises; embargoes; consumer demand;
world production levels
Budgetary constraints and location and local EPA laws
How does setting a reasonable price help DOD?
It helps ensure that the contractor will not renege on the contract.
It makes it easier for units to request fuel.
It discourages bids for DESC contracts.
If we don't like the prices then the KO can cancel the contract.