Issue: Oil and GasRSS

mexico_house
(05/17/08) -

Mexicans Divided on Proposed Energy Reform

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Two-in-five adults in Mexico are opposed to their government’s proposed plan to reform the country’s energy sector, according to a poll by Consulta Mitofsky. 42.6 per cent of respondents think Congress should vote against the plan, while 36.3 per cent think the legislative branch should approve it.

oil_barrel
(04/07/08) -

Mexicans Open to Pemex Forging Alliances

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The majority of people in Mexico are at ease with the idea of opening their state-owned oil firm to other partners, according to a poll by Reforma. 63 per cent of respondents agree with allowing Pemex to forge alliances with other companies that have the skills needed to drill oil from the seabed, while 29 per cent disagree.

gas
(03/29/08) -

Canadians Suffering Due to High Gas Prices

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in Canada are concerned about fuel costs, according to a poll by Angus Reid Strategies. 56 per cent of respondents say recent price increases in gasoline have caused a financial hardship for them or others in their household.

oil_tank
(03/09/08) -

Mexicans Oppose Foreign Investors in Oil Firm

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Most people in Mexico would only accept opening the state-owned oil company to national investors, according to a poll by Reforma. 61 per cent of respondents think only Mexicans should be able to invest in Pemex if the company were to allow private funding.

oil_barrel
(03/05/08) -

Mexicans Open to Private Enterprise in Oil Industry

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in Mexico believe it is time to allow private enterprises to exploit the oil reserves in the country alongside the state-owned Pemex, according to a poll by GEA-ISA. 50 per cent of respondents agree with this idea, while 34 per cent disagree.

oil_barrel
(12/01/07) -

U.S. Blames Gas Prices on Oil Company Conspiracy

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – A large majority of adults in the United States believe collusion is responsible for recent fuel hikes, according to a poll by Scripps Howard News Service and Ohio University. 80 per cent of respondents think it is likely that oil companies are conspiring to keep gasoline prices high.

iraq_guy
(08/09/07) -

Iraqis Call for State-Owned Oil Company

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in Iraq believe their country’s oil should be administered domestically and not by foreign companies, according to a poll by KA Research and Custom Strategic Research for Oil Change International. 63 per cent of respondents prefer Iraq’s oil to be developed and produced by state-owned companies.

arp_nova
(07/24/07) -

Gas Price Worries Decline in Canada

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Fewer adults in Canada report setbacks due to increased fuel costs, according to a poll by Angus Reid Strategies. 56 per cent of respondents say recent price increases in gasoline have caused a financial hardship in their households, down 10 points since May.

chile_map
(06/30/07) -

Chileans Reject Granting Sea Access to Bolivia

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The majority of people in Chile reject different options for granting Bolivia access to the Pacific Ocean, according to a poll by LaTercera. 70 per cent of respondents would disagree with their government allowing Bolivia to have a sovereign access to the seashore.

ethanol_art
(06/23/07) -

The Future of Energy in the West

Will the West go nuclear or will it turn towards biofuels?
Gabriela Perdomo – It took too long for some western countries to realize that their dependence on oil must come to an end. Now the future of energy has turned into a heated political topic that is intrinsically related to issues like stability in the Middle East, global warming, the Iraq war, Russia and even Africa.