Issue: Oil and GasRSS

gas
(08/11/08) -

Britons Blame Government for Fuel Prices

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in Britain blame their national administration for the country’s high gas prices, according to a poll by ICM Research. 45 per cent of respondents think the government is primarily responsible for the situation.

gas_price
(08/09/08) -

Bush Should Lower Gas Prices, Say Americans

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in the United States believe the White House has the power to act in order to reduce the cost of fuel, according to a poll by CBS News. 65 per cent of respondents think the price of gasoline is something a president can do a lot about.

oil_tank
(07/27/08) -

Drilling is Preferred Solution for Americans

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – At least seven-in-ten adults in the United States believe the best way to make their country more energy independent is to drill for oil, according to a poll by Opinion Dynamics released by Fox News. 75 per cent of respondents favour increasing drilling for oil in the U.S. immediately, and 71 per cent would increase offshore drilling in U.S. coastal areas.

spain_bull
(07/17/08) -

Spaniards Worried About Economic Issues

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many people in Spain think a strained economy is threatening their country, according to a poll by Real Insituto Elcano. At least 72 per cent of respondents think the rising costs of food and oil are an important menace to Spain, while 65 per cent believe a global economic slowdown represents a threat as well.

US_coins
(07/14/08) -

Americans Oppose Nationwide Speed Limit

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Most people in the United States are against a proposal to establish a national speed limit of 55 miles per hour, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports. 59 per cent of respondents reject the idea, while 34 per cent support it.

oil_barrel
(07/05/08) -

Half of Americans Would Drill in Alaska Refuge

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – More adults in the United States want to allow oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, according to a poll by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. 50 per cent of respondents favour the idea, while 43 per cent are opposed.

oil_tank
(06/25/08) -

Americans Reject Nationalizing Oil Companies

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Few adults in the United States would support a proposal to nationalize all the oil companies that operate in the country and run them on a non-profit basis, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports. Only 29 per cent of respondents favour the idea, while 47 per cent reject it.

gas
(05/31/08) -

Americans Expect Gallon of Gas to Hit $5

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Adults in the United States hold gloomy views on the price of fuel, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports. 71 per cent of respondents believe it is very or somewhat likely that gas prices will reach $5 U.S. a gallon before the end of summer.

mexico_angel
(05/21/08) -

Mexicans Reject Congress Blockade by Opposition

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The vast majority of people in Mexico oppose an initiative by two opposition groups to block legislative sessions, according to a poll by Parametría. 70 per cent of respondents disagree with the Broad Progressive Front (FAP) and the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) shutting down Congress.

gas_price
(05/19/08) -

Americans Want Gas Tax Summer Holiday

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in the United States would welcome a proposal to suspend the federal tax on gasoline during the summer months, according to a poll by Gallup published in USA Today. 54 per cent of respondents favour the idea, while 42 per cent do not.