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As Iran Sanctions Kick In, Look to US Oil Export Markets

Eliecer Palacios

As renewed Iran-focused, energy-related sanctions come into place in November, the major question for investors is how the energy sector stands to win. This week Swiss-based Trafigura Pte, one of the largest crude oil traders in the world, submitted plans to build the first deep water crude oil export terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas, to allow crude oil super tankers, Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC), to load crude at the port reducing costs and inefficiencies.