Strong bipartisan majorities of voters support increased investment in energy infrastructure, according to a new poll the American Petroleum Institute (API) has unveiled as part of a recess campaign highlighting the voices of Americans.
Karen Moreau, executive director, API’s New York State Petroleum Council said, ‘today’s poll shows strong majorities of American voters support more domestic oil and natural gas development, regardless of party affiliation. Forward looking policies that allow the US to capitalise on its bright energy future are imperative for this nation to realise its job creation and economic potential.
‘The American public gets it; America’s economic future, the availability of affordable and reliable energy, depends on the policies created today.’
API will use social media, advertising and its grassroots resources of more than 24 million American to communicate the importance of America’s energy future to members of Congress, the administration and elected officials at every level of government.
- 94% of registered American voters agree that increased development of the country’s energy infrastructure would help create jobs in the US.
- 91% say that increased production of domestic oil and natural gas resources could lead to more jobs in the US.
- 89%say increased development of the country’s energy infrastructure is good for American consumers.
- 87% say increased production of domestic oil and natural gas resources could help stimulate the economy.
Adapted from a press release by Claira Lloyd.
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