Overwhelming majorities of voters across the state support increased production of oil and gas, a poll commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute has found.
The statewide telephone poll, conducted April 3-7 for API by Harris Poll of 600 registered Ohio voters, found 79 percent favor increasing current levels of production.
The poll also found that:
• 82 percent support increased development of the nation's energy infrastructure;
• 88 percent agree that more domestic production could strengthen national energy security;
• 90 percent think it could create new jobs;
• 82 percent think it could lower consumer energy costs; and
• 79 percent agreed producing more domestic oil and natural gas could benefit state and federal budgets.You can read the rest of this article by clicking here.
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