National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 10-11, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How important is it for the United States to become less dependent on oil imports?
2* Which is more important in the long-run, conserving energy or developing new sources of energy?
3* Is it true that the United States has enough shale oil reserves to become the world’s largest producer of oil and natural gas?
4* How likely is it that the development of shale oil reserves would end the U.S. dependence on foreign oil?
5* How likely is it that government investments in alternative energy sources would end the U.S. dependence on foreign oil?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence