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New actors, same old TV show: Will a Republican controlled House and Senate really change US oil policy?

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Listen: New actors, same old TV show: Will a Republican controlled House and Senate really change US oil policy?

From Mad Men to Seinfeld to Roseanne, we've all seen TV shows where different actors have played the same part from season to season. Platts senior editors Brian Scheid and Herman Wang look at the impact a Republican controlled Senate and an expanded Republican House majority will have on crude oil policy over the next two years, and question just how different it will be from when the Democrats ruled the cast.


Check back every Monday for the latest analysis of US oil policy
news from leading Platts editors covering the Capitol. E-mail the editors at brian.scheid@platts.com and herman.wang@platts.com.


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