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Trump Inauguration Fact Boxes on Oil, Power, Natural Gas, Policy & Trade: S&P Global Platts

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday raises the specter of one of the most significant shifts in the direction of oil policy in decades, and the power and natural gas sectors are poised for changes in policy direction and regulatory oversight, according to S&P Global Platts Fact Boxes.

 

Average Commodity Prices During Trump and Obama Presidential Terms




Trump

Obama


Commodity

Unit

Jan 19, 2017

Jan 20, 2017 –

present*

Jan 20, 2009 –
Jan 19,
2017


Oil, Dated Brent

$/b

53.31

83.63


Fuel Oil, NY 3%

$/b

47.03

67.52


Jet Fuel, NJ Buckeye pipeline

¢/gal

153.38

226.41


Gasoline, Chicago CBOB

¢/gal

143.45

230.22


Ethanol, Chicago Terminal

¢/gal

145.25

208.14


Natural Gas, Henry Hub TDt Com

$/MMBtu

3.22

3.55


Coal, Thermal CAPP rail (CSX)

$/st

61.75

56.41


Aluminum P1020 US Trans Premium

¢/lb

9.00

10.07


Gold, COMEX

$/oz

1216.10

1325.79


Iron ore, IODEX 62% Fe

$/dmt

80.65

108.99


Steel, US hot-rolled coil

$/st

630.00

597.78


*Running average to be

determined; updated monthly












Source: S&P Global Platts






Visit S&P Global Platts' The Barrel blog (http://blogs.platts.com/) to see the above price series updated monthly.

 

Trump Inauguration: The Trump Cabinet picks who may shift US policy
http://www.platts.com/news-feature/2017/oil/us-election-2016/inauguration-cabinet-picks-us-policy

Trump Inauguration: New US administration may bring major US oil policy changes
http://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/washington/trump-inauguration-new-us-administration-may-21663484

Trump Inauguration: Trump promises to embrace shale revolution
http://www.platts.com/latest-news/natural-gas/washington/trump-inauguration-trump-promises-to-embrace-21663786

Trump Inauguration: Trump starts US presidency with promise of trade protectionism
http://www.platts.com/latest-news/metals/washington/trump-inauguration-trump-starts-us-presidency-21663476

Trump Inauguration: US power, natural gas poised for change under Trump administration
http://www.platts.com/latest-news/electric-power/washington/trump-inauguration-us-power-natural-gas-poised-21665954

Trump Inauguration: Positive signs for gas sector as power transfers
http://www.platts.com/latest-news/natural-gas/washington/trump-inauguration-positive-signs-for-gas-sector-21666338

Commodity Prices:
http://blogs.platts.com/2017/01/20/presidents-trump-obama-commodity-prices/

Visit the S&P Global Platts "U.S. Election 2016 and Trump Administration" page (http://www.platts.com/news-feature/2017/oil/us-election-2016/index) of the Platts website for regular updates on energy, metals and agriculture cabinet, policy, regulation and outlook developments. The page includes a full history of key articles on the election, cabinet nominations, policy positions, regulatory implications and more.

For more information on crude oil, visit the S&P Global Platts website at www.platts.com.

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