Energy Resources

Now I would like to read you a list of characteristics or issue positions about domestic oil drilling and production. Please listen as I read this list and tell me, for each one, whether knowing about this characteristic or issue position would make you more likely or less likely to favor drilling for oil off the coast and in the continental United States.
More likely Unsure No difference Less Likely

Gas prices have more than doubled since January 2009

73%

13% 11% 3%

There are 40 billion barrles of oil off the Pacific Coast, Atlantic Coast and Gulf Coasts

61%

22%

13% 5%

There are 10 billion barrels of oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge President Obama has promised to send our resources and technology to Brazil to help them drill off of their coast, while stating that the U.S. "will be their best customer." More domestic oil production would result in the creation of nearly 1 million new jobs The Federal government estimates that there are 800 billion barrels of recoverable oil underneath the Rocky Mountain States

47%

26%

14%

12%

38%

33%

15%

14%

73%

16% 9%

61%

24%

10% 6%
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