Trump Administration Set to Roil International Oil Markets

The Trump administration adds a new political risk premium to international oil markets, with a more hawkish and capricious U.S. president, an unprecedented oil-centric Cabinet, and an empowered Republican-led Congress poised to reset the country’s foreign policy agenda as well as the outlook for the domestic energy sector.

Trump Administration Set to Roil International Oil Markets
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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