The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct answer
for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answers with the answer key that follows. If you
answer any item incorrectly, study again that part of the lesson which contains the portion involved
A slate is a projection of the current month and how many months into the future?
What reference lists ocean terminals both alphabetically and by code?
DESC Handbook 4140.4 Tanker Data Elements Code
SITUATION: The date is 30 Sept xx. You are the Joint Petroleum Officer for US Pacific Command. The
Defense Energy Region has requested that you prepare the slate for the month because they are all going to Fort
Lee for a petroleum conference. The following requirements were identified and slated in Sept XX:
a. Pearl Harbor, Hawaii -- All deliveries to be made by MSC tanker.
1 Oct - 10 Oct XX - 300,000 bbl JP8; 10,000 bbl DF2; 600,000 bbl JP5
11 Oct - 20 Oct XX - 200,000 bbl JP5
21 Oct - 31 Oct XX - 150,000 bbl F76
b. Okinawa -- All deliveries to be made by MSC tanker except for 600,000 bbl of JP5 by commercial tanker.
Nov - 10 Nov XX 500,000 bbl JP8
11 Nov - 20 Nov XX - 600,000 bbl JP5
21 Nov - 30 Nov XX - 300,000 bbl JP5; 300,000 bbl F76; 300,000 bbl DF2